City Facilities are currently open. Visit Oakwood Facility Reopening for additional information.  Playground equipment, splash pads, restrooms and drinking fountains at all city parks remain closed.  Please note that Oakwood income tax returns and payments are extended to July 15, 2020.


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Oakwood Facility Reopening

Posted on May 29, 2020

Effective Monday, June 1, the following city of Oakwood facilities will reopen to the public: Oakwood Community Center (OCC) at 105 Patterson Road Oakwood Public Works Center at 210 Shafor Boulevard Oakwood City Building at 30 Park Avenue Oakwood Public Safety Building at 30 Park Avenue Oakwood Dog Park These facilities have been closed to...

Gardner Pool Membership

Posted on May 28, 2020

The city will open Gardner Pool on Saturday, June 6.  The pool will operate in accordance with guidelines and protocols developed based on directives from the Ohio Department of Health. Gardner Pool Membership & Protocols
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Oakwood Response to COVID-19

Posted on May 19, 2020

The city of Oakwood’s response to COVID-19 includes taking all reasonable steps to protect the health, welfare and safety of our community, our city employees, and the general public. We are also fully committed to complying with all federal and state mandates in addressing the COVID-19.

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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Capture Oakwood COVID-19 History

Posted on March 29, 2020

City officials support efforts of the Oakwood Historical Society’s to preserve our community’s experience during this unprecedented time in history. What happened on your block each day at 6:00 p.m. when you stepped outside to participate in Oakwood’s Neighborly Salute? Go to to share your writings, drawings, photographs, and videos and learn more about this effort.
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2019 Oakwood Annual Report

Posted on March 27, 2020

The city of Oakwood recently published the 2019 Annual Report.  It includes detailed information about each of the city departments and the public services provide to the Oakwood community.  The report highlights the major events of the previous year and provides information about community projects and issues. 2019 Annual Report

2020 Leaf Mulch Program

Posted on March 16, 2020

The city of Oakwood annual leaf mulch program begins on Saturday, April 11.  The leaves collected throughout the city last fall have been converted into leaf mulch.  The leaf mulch is available to Oakwood residents for spring yard and garden projects. Citizens have two options for obtaining the leaf mulch.  For those who want mulch...

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...

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 (  This information is updated frequently. The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has additional information about the coronavirus at, 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...

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.

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...

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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