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When dangerously cold temperatures strike, residents are urged to limit time outdoors for themselves and their pets, as well as to check in on friends and neighbors who may need assistance.
Statement from Oak Park Police Chief Shatonya Johnson following the release of body camera footage from the murder of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee.
Residents interested in keeping up with local municipal policymaking can follow Village Board meetings at www.oak-park.us/boardtv, where meetings are streamed live and archived for on-demand viewing.
This summer the Village Board approved Climate Ready Oak Park, a comprehensive, long-range plan that provides a vision, goals and actions to make Oak Park more sustainable and resilient. The plan was created through a months-long process.
One third of the Village’s 18,000-plus parkway trees are scheduled to be pruned this winter, with crews primarily focusing on trees located between Madison Street and Chicago Avenue.
The annual municipal budget was developed with a focus on community affordability, ensuring delivery of essential services, and furthering the Village’s commitment to important Board goals in 2023 and beyond.
As colder weather sets in, the Oak Park Health Department is reminding residents of ways everyone can help reduce the impact and spread of common fall and winter illnesses.
If someone calls or knocks on your door promising a better deal on electricity, proceed with caution. Enrollment for Oak Park’s municipal electricity aggregation program typically opens in the fall when notices are mailed to all eligible customers.
A trip to pay a parking ticket 22 years ago led to a career as the unofficial diplomat for the Village of Oak Park, as Community Relations Director Cedric Melton plans for his retirement on Jan. 10.
The Oak Park Health Department is offering COVID-19 PCR and rapid testing several days each week at various locations in the community. All testing provided by the Health Department is free and insurance is not required.
Village Manager Kevin Jackson announced today that Shatonya Johnson has been appointed as Oak Park Chief of Police, following a comprehensive national search. Johnson is the first female to hold the position of Police Chief.
The Village of Oak Park has extended its electricity aggregation contract with Chicago-based MC Squared Energy Services, LLC (mc2) through December 2025. The contract ensures aggregation participants will never pay more than those customers whose electricity is supplied by ComEd.
  • When dangerously cold temperatures strike, residents are urged to limit time outdoors for themselves and their pets, as well as to check in on friends and neighbors who may need assistance.
  • Statement from Oak Park Police Chief Shatonya Johnson following the release of body camera footage from the murder of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Residents interested in keeping up with local municipal policymaking can follow Village Board meetings at www.oak-park.us/boardtv, where meetings are streamed live and archived for on-demand viewing.
  • This summer the Village Board approved Climate Ready Oak Park, a comprehensive, long-range plan that provides a vision, goals and actions to make Oak Park more sustainable and resilient. The plan was created through a months-long process.
  • One third of the Village’s 18,000-plus parkway trees are scheduled to be pruned this winter, with crews primarily focusing on trees located between Madison Street and Chicago Avenue.

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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Information

    The Oak Park Health Department encourages residents to take the first appointment they can find to get their COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are safe, highly effective and widely available. Find information about local vaccination opportunities at www.oak-park.us/covid19vaccine

  • Municipal Jobs

    Residents interested in working for the Village can keep track of job openings at www.oak-park.us/jobs, where descriptions and qualifications are posted for specific positions.

  • Community Portal

    Residents interested in really getting to know the details of their Oak Park properties have a new online resource available. Just by entering an address into the portal search window on a computer, tablet or smartphone, users can link to a wide range of property-specific information, including zoning details, refuse collection dates, a list of elected officials at all levels and more.

  • OP/FYI Newsletter

    Keep up with news from Village Hall via the OP/FYI newsletter, which is distributed to every residential address in Oak Park six times each year. Find the most recent edition as well as past issues on the Village website.