Public Safety Officer Jesse Schaffer

Posted on September 30, 2021

The Oakwood Public Safety Department sadly announces the sudden death of Public Safety Officer Jesse Schaffer.  PSO Schaffer joined the Safety Department in May 2018.  Prior to joining the department, PSO Schaffer served in the United States Marine Corps, and was a Trooper with Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Our thoughts and prayers are with PSO...

Fall Styrofoam Recycling Event

Posted on September 29, 2021

The city of Oakwood is partnering with Green Oakwood to provide a fall Styrofoam recycling event for the Oakwood community. Styrofoam will be collected at the Public Works Center, 210 Shafor Boulevard on Saturday, October 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Green Oakwood will transport the collected Styrofoam to the Montgomery County Environmental Services...
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2021 Halloween Trick-Or-Treat

Posted on September 28, 2021

Watch for ghosts and goblins on Sunday, October 31 from 6 – 8 p.m.  If you plan to hand out Halloween treats, please turn on your porch or front door lights.  If you are driving during those hours, please use extra caution.  
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2021 Leaf Collection

Posted on September 24, 2021

The city of Oakwood will begin the annual fall leaf collection program on Monday, October 11.  As in previous years, the program will provide bi-weekly leaf pickups of all areas throughout Oakwood.  Visit our Leaf Collection page for additional information, including a press release and the leaf collection schedule.  
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Recycling Facility Relocation and Improvement

Posted on September 6, 2021

The city of Oakwood is relocating and upgrading the 24/7 public-access recycling facility. The project involves moving the facility from its current location in the Creager Field Dog Park parking lot at the corner of Shafor Boulevard and Irving Avenue to a larger area at the entrance to the Public Works yard at 210 Shafor...
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Oakwood Public Safety Department Receives Training Focusing on Mental Health

Posted on June 2, 2021

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, statistics show that approximately 20% (51.5 million) of U.S. adults experienced a mental health condition in 2019, and it is estimated that 10 percent of all law enforcement calls for service involve a person with a mental illness.  In an effort to equip every officer with the necessary skills to...

Oakwood Public Safety Rewards Oakwood Youth for Making Good Choices

Posted on May 20, 2021

Oakwood Public Safety Officers will be recognizing local youth who are observed making good choices such as: playing safely outside, looking both ways before crossing the street, using a crosswalk, wearing a bicycle helmet, and several other safe or courteous actions. Visit our Good Choice Ticket Program webpage for additional information.  
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2020 Oakwood Annual Report

Posted on March 26, 2021

The city of Oakwood recently published the 2020 Annual Report.  The report highlights the major events of the previous year and provides information about each of the city departments, the public services provided to the Oakwood community, and community projects and issues.  It will be delivered to all Oakwood residential and business properties during the...
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2021 State of the City Address

Posted on March 10, 2021

Oakwood Mayor Bill Duncan gave his 2021 State of the City address at the March 1 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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Smith Gardens Recognized

Posted on February 13, 2021

The city of Oakwood’s community treasure, Smith Gardens, was recently chosen for recognition in the Spring Edition of the Ohio City/County Management Association (OCMA) Newsletter, and is featured on the OCMA website. Additional information is available in the Press Release.
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2021 City Budget

Posted on February 12, 2021

Oakwood City Council adopted Ordinance No. 4925 on December 14, 2020 approving the 2021 City Budget.  Pages 7 through 12 of the budget book are the City Manager’s Budget Message.  It provides highlights.

Leigh Turben Appointed to City Council

Posted on February 2, 2021

At the February 1, 2021 public meeting, Oakwood City Council accepted the resignation of Council Member Christopher B. Epley, and appointed Leigh S. Turben to fill the vacant seat through the end of 2021. Mr. Epley resigned his council position to take a seat on the bench of the Second District Court of Appeals. This...
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COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on December 24, 2020

Members of the Oakwood Public Safety Department began receiving the COVID-19 vaccine on December 24.  All Oakwood Public Safety Department first responders are either paramedics or emergency medical technicians and regularly engage in emergency medical responses throughout the Oakwood community.
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OCC Online Registration!

Posted on October 30, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the launching of our new online registration website This new, streamlined website allows residents to set up their own household profiles, register and pay for classes, renew memberships, track their activities, search online through all of the current offerings and much more.  Residents are encouraged to create a profile...

City Council Recognizes Oakwood Inclusion Coalition

Posted on October 7, 2020

City Council adopted a resolution on October 5 recognizing the establishment of the Oakwood Inclusion Coalition (OIC), a citizen-driven organization with the mission to “study, promote, and celebrate an inclusive, equitable, diverse and welcoming environment and community for everyone who lives, works, visits, or passes through Oakwood.” Oakwood Inclusion Coalition Resolution and Establishing Document Oakwood...
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Recognizing a Fallen Officer

Posted on September 22, 2020

On May 13, 2020, Patrol Officer Claude McCormick’s name was forever memorialized on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Patrol Officer Claude McCormick joined the Oakwood Public Safety Department in 1929, and served the city of Oakwood as a motorcycle patrolman.  On August 29, 1933, while serving the Oakwood community, Officer...

Oakwood Public Safety Officer Overcomes COVID-19

Posted on September 22, 2020

Oakwood Public Safety Officer (PSO) Steve Norris was one of the first two people in the Dayton area to donate plasma after testing positive for COVID-19 in March 2020.  Plasma from recovered patients has virus-fighting antibodies, which can be used to help people battling symptoms of COVID-19. PSO Norris is a certified Police Officer, Firefighter...
Statewide Mask Order


Posted on July 23, 2020

The Ohio Department of Health has issued an order mandating all persons in the state of Ohio to wear face masks while in public places.  This order takes effect at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 23 until further notice. The order applies to any indoor location other than a residence, as well as people who...
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Chief Hill Briefs City Council

Posted on July 21, 2020

Chief Alan Hill provided a Public Safety Department update to City Council at the July 20 Oakwood City Council meeting.  The following topics were discussed:  Capital Equipment; Personnel Changes; Department Operations Statement; Officer Recruitment; Use of Force; Ohio Collaborative and the Citizen Police Academy. Video of Chief Hill’s Report to City Council  PowerPoint Presentation

Chief Alan Hill Addresses the Death of Mr. George Floyd

Posted on June 11, 2020

Oakwood Public Safety Director Alan Hill makes a public statement about the horrific killing of Mr. George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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