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Oak Park Public Health officials are working closely with the state and federal agencies managing the COVID-19 coronavirus response to make sure residents have the information they need. Click read more for the latest news.
The Village will defer to the state now that the Governor has issued a stay-at-home order order that goes into effect at 5 p.m. Sat., March 21. Oak Park will exclusively follow state guidelines for enforcement.
Oak Parkers who take a few minutes to answer a series of simple questions for the U.S. Census Bureau will be helping make sure the community gets its fair share of billions of dollars in federal funds distributed each year.
The Village Board has declared a local public health emergency, a procedural step under state law that empowers municipal administrators to respond more quickly to the rapidly changing challenges of the novel coronavirus illness, COVID-19.
The Village is partnering with the Oak Park Township, Oak Park Library and Park District of Oak Park on a new dementia-friendly initiative with the goal of having Oak Park designated as a Dementia Friendly Community by the non-profit organization Dementia Friendly America.
Like it or not, coyotes are a permanent fixture in Oak Park. But just seeing a coyote does not necessarily mean a dangerous situation for humans or domestic animals, officials say.
By adding electric vehicles to its municipal fleet and expanding the number of public charging stations, Oak Park is bolstering its reputation as a green community known for its commitment to environmental sustainability.
Helping homeowners pay for needed repairs they otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford is what the Village’s single-family rehab loan program is all about.
After years of planning and preparation, a project to reconstruct, restore and renew Lake Street from Harlem Avenue to Austin Boulevard is underway.
Oak Park Police investigated 78 more crimes in 2019 than in 2018, nudging the overall crime rate up about 5 percent, according to data compiled by the Police Department for the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program that studies patterns and trends over time.
The Village of Oak Park is taking part in National Preparedness Month throughout September and encouraging residents to be “prepared, not scared” in the event of an emergency.
Ground was officially broken Feb. 10 at 801 S. Oak Park Ave. for a mixed‐use transit‐oriented development that will provide 37 high-quality affordable apartments and approximately 1,000 square feet of commercial space.
  • Oak Park Public Health officials are working closely with the state and federal agencies managing the COVID-19 coronavirus response to make sure residents have the information they need. Click read more for the latest news.
  • The Village will defer to the state now that the Governor has issued a stay-at-home order order that goes into effect at 5 p.m. Sat., March 21. Oak Park will exclusively follow state guidelines for enforcement.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Financial reports available

    Oak Park residents interested in diving deep into Village finances need to look no further than www.oak-park.us/financialreports, where a wide range of documents are posted.  The page contains virtually every document related to how taxes and fees collected by the Village are allocated