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Oakwood Facility Closings

Posted on March 30, 2020

The city of Oakwood is fully committed to taking all reasonable steps in protecting the health, welfare and safety of our community and the general public. We are also fully committed to complying with all federal and state mandates in addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19), in efforts to limit the spread of this disease. Currently, all...

Oakwood Neighborly Salute

Posted on March 30, 2020

Please step outside at 6:00 p.m. each evening for a few moments to wave at each other and shout out words of greeting and support!  Let's all come together for an Oakwood Neighborly Salute!
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Coronavirus and Oakwood First Responders

Posted on March 16, 2020

The Oakwood Public Safety Department is committed to protecting the health and safety of our community and the general public.  As we all work together to limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we ask that you take the following steps to help us ensure that our Public Safety Officers are available to respond to any...

Reminder… Please Bag Weekly Trash

Posted on March 15, 2020

Please take extra steps to ensure that weekly household trash is bagged before placing it into your refuse containers.  This is particularly important for all food items, and any other trash or debris that may pose a health hazard to our refuse collection employees.
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Shroyer Road Accidents Drop Dramatically

Posted on March 11, 2020

The city of Oakwood completed a roadway improvement project on the 1.1 mile section of Shroyer Road in 2017. The project converted Shroyer Road from two lanes in each direction (4-lane section) to a single through lane in each direction and a left turn lane (3-lane section).  The roadway change was made to improve the...
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What You Should Know About Coronavirus

Posted on March 6, 2020

Our county-wide health agency, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County (PHDMC) is closely monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness called COVID-19, or coronavirus.  PHDMC provides educational information about the coronavirus on their website (https://phdmc.org/).  This information is updated frequently. The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has additional information about the coronavirus at https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/, which...

April 11 FOP Easter Egg Hunt Cancelled

Posted on March 6, 2020

Due to the on-going Coronavirus situation and restrictions on public gatherings, the annual FOP Easter Egg Hunt at Wright Memorial Public Library is cancelled.
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2020 Census: Online Completion Begins March 12

Posted on March 6, 2020

Did you know that this is the first time in history that residents can complete the decennial census entirely online? Beginning Thursday, March 12, residents will begin receiving invitation postcards from the Census Bureau with a unique Census ID Number that will allow them to complete the 2020 Census online!  This safe and secure online...
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You Count!  Census 2020

Posted on February 28, 2020

Beginning on March 12, Oakwood residents will start receiving official Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail. The Census counts everyone in the United States. Census results are the basis for congressional representation and help determine how more than $675 billion in...
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Voting Precinct Locations

Posted on February 27, 2020

There are several polling location changes that will impact Oakwood residents beginning with the March 17, 2020 Primary Election.    The city of Oakwood is divided into seven voting precincts.   Polling locations are listed below for residents who have registered to vote: Precinct A Oakwood Community Center 105 Patterson Road Oakwood, OH 45419 Precinct B Oakwood...
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2020 State of the City Address

Posted on February 14, 2020

Oakwood Mayor Bill Duncan gave his 2020 State of the City address at the February 3 Oakwood City Council meeting. This address provides the Mayor an opportunity to report on last year's successes as well as plans for the upcoming year.
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2020 City Budget

Posted on February 14, 2020

On December 9, 2019 Oakwood City Council approved an Ordinance appropriating 2020 spending.  That spending is detailed in the 2020 Budget document.  The document also includes the City Manager's Budget Message.
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Ohio 937 / 326 Area Code Overlay

Posted on January 14, 2020

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio approved a new 326 area code to the area served by the 937 area code to ensure a continuing supply of phone numbers.  The existing 937 area code is expected to run out of available phone numbers in 2020. What does this mean? Because more than one area code...
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United States 2020 Census

Posted on January 10, 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau conducts a nationwide count of our citizens every ten years. The next census takes place in 2020, and the results will help determine Ohio’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. The federal government distributes more than $675 billion to states...
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Meet our new Engineering & Public Works Director

Posted on January 8, 2020

City Manager Norbert Klopsch introduced Doug Spitler, PE, the City’s new Director of Engineering and Public Works, at the Monday, January 6, 2020 City Council meeting. Doug will lead 29 fulltime employees in performing all Oakwood Engineering and Public Works services to include refuse and recycling operations, public roadway and sidewalk maintenance, water and sanitary...
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Traffic Enforcement

Posted on December 10, 2019

On September 30, 2019, the city of Oakwood received a report entitled “Who Gets Stopped in Oakwood?  The Racial Divide”.  The report was prepared by Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (“ABLE”).  The city committed to completing a thorough review of the report and to issue a written response.  From a data analysis perspective, the...
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Honoring Detective Jorge Del Rio

Posted on December 9, 2019

Oakwood City Council and Chief Alan Hill honored the life and service of Dayton Detective Jorge Del Rio with a public tribute at the December 9 meeting.
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Oakwood Public Safety Department Supports Oakwood City Schools BOLD Campaign

Posted on November 15, 2019

Oakwood City Schools strives for students to build their lives alcohol and drug-free. The BOLD (Building Our Lives Drug-free) campaign provides community members an opportunity to show they are united in this effort to help students be alcohol and drug-free.  Oakwood parents and community members are invited to sign the BOLD pledge banner. By signing,...
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