The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Thursday, February 9, 2017  ::   The Oak Park Police department has released the crime data compiled for 2016 for the state’s annual Uniform Crime Reporting Index. Police investigated 1,605 crimes in 2016 compared to 1,568 crimes reported in 2015. The number of crimes reported in 2016 remained below the 1,665 crimes reported in 2014 and 1,798 crimes reported in 2013.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017  ::   By taking a brief online survey at, residents can help a citizen commission craft recommendations for improving internet service in the community.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017  ::   A new ordinance adopted by the Village Board designates the community as a welcoming Village where citizenship or immigration status would not be factor in any interaction between individuals and municipal employees.
Friday, January 27, 2017  ::   With interest growing in potential development plans for the property located at 1000 Lake Street, Village officials took steps Friday to clarify the plan development process.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017  ::   An open house set for 6:30 to 9 p.m., Wed., Feb. 8 at Village Hall, 123 Madison St. will offer residents and business operators an opportunity to learn about major improvements planned for Lake Street. Drop by any time during the open house to view exhibits, speak with Village staff and consultants, and comment on the project that could include the entire length of the important commercial roadway from Harlem Avenue to Austin Boulevard.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017  ::   In addition to paying at any parking meter or pay-by-space lot in the Village, residents and visitors now can also use the same convenient and easy-to-use Passport Parking app to secure an overnight on-street parking pass.
Monday, January 9, 2017  ::   Michael T. Charley has been named permanent Director of the Oak Park Department of Public Health. Charley oversees an operation that is one of only four state-certified municipal health departments in suburban Cook County.
Thursday, December 29, 2016  ::   At Your Door Service goes into effect Jan. 1 and includes at-home pickup of unwanted electronics such as televisions, fax machines and printers and common hazardous household waste such as garden chemicals, automotive fluids and paint products.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016  ::   Residents are urged to move their cars from the streets when temporary no-parking signs go up to allow private contractors to prune parkway trees quickly and safely as the winter trimming cycle continues through mid-April.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016  ::   A new hybrid street crossing signal is now operating on Chicago Avenue at Harvey Avenue to improve safety for both pedestrians and bicyclists crossing the heavily traveled roadway.