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PART-TIME DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT CITY BUILDING – 30 PARK AVE GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES & REQUIREMENTS: The city of Oakwood is recruiting for a part-time Deputy Clerk position in the Oakwood Municipal Court. Work Hours are 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, with the...

Date and time: Date and time: 2022-07-18 06:00 pmLocation: City/Public Safety BuildingDepartment: Oakwood City Council

Date and time: Date and time: 2022-08-15 05:00 pmLocation: City/Public Safety BuildingDepartment: Oakwood City Council

City staff works with a group of Oakwood citizens organized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit to plan and operate an annual community farmers’ market.  The first Oakwood market opened in 2013.  Its mission is to create an educational, entertaining, and inclusive market for the residents of Oakwood and surrounding Dayton communities to gather and support local...

Through the Oakwood Community Center, the city periodically offers educational programs on topics including composting and use of native plants.

The city continuously evaluates battery powered equipment to see if and when it is practicable to replace existing gasoline powered equipment.

On May 31, 2022, the city opened a two port, Level 2 electric vehicle charging station in the Orchard Drive public parking lot.  The city joined several other Miami Valley communities in an Ohio EPA grant application to help fund the project.  The application was submitted through the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission.  Oakwood was...

The city maintains Smith Gardens as one of the finest public gardens in Ohio.  The city maintains and renews public natural areas using saplings, native plants and ecco smart hardwood mulch.  In 2017, the city accepted a 0.6-acre parcel of greenspace from the Oakwood Investment Group at the northwest corner of West Schantz Avenue and...

Oakwood is committed to minimizing the use of traditional rock salt for deicing public roadways, alleys, and other public properties.

Oakwood is a highly walkable and bikeable community with schools, shops, houses of worship, parks, and community services all within blocks of one another.  The city continuously looks for ways to promote and maintain a safe environment for walking and cycling. Sidewalk Maintenance: The city places great emphasis on the maintenance of public sidewalks. Each...

Johnny Appleseed Program: In 1979, the city established the Johnny Appleseed street tree planting program. Over 3,200 new trees have been planted through this program.  The program offers a systematic and continuous way of renewing Oakwood’s expansive tree inventory. Far Hills Avenue Business District: In 2014 and 2015, the city replaced nearly all of the...

The city works continuously to remove Honeysuckle and other invasive plants from public properties.

The city embraces the entrance of residential solar power generating systems in Oakwood and offers a simple and efficient permitting process for property owners interested in solar power installations.  There are currently about 26 residential installations in Oakwood.

The city has taken multiple steps over the years to embrace the digital age, continuously looking for ways to operate the local government administrative functions in a manner that has the least impact on our environment.  As an example, between 2009 and 2013 the city implemented electronic purchase orders, utility e-bills, direct deposits of payroll...

In 1994, Oakwood City Council adopted a wellfield protection program in compliance with recommendations from the US and Ohio EPAs.  The program includes:  1) an Aquifer Characterization and Protection Area Delineation Study; 2) a Potential Pollutant Source Inventory Report; and 3) a Drinking Water Source Protection Plan.  The program included establishment of two new zoning...

In 2008, the city began installing stations throughout the city for disposal of dog waste.  There are currently 15 stations maintained throughout the city for convenient and proper disposal of dog waste.  These stations are heavily used, keeping the waste out of our waterways.  A map of the station locations is available on the city...

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