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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 here for the latest news.
The lobby at Village Hall will remain closed to most in-person services through at least Jan. 28. Services will continue to be available at www.oak-park.us/onlineservices as well as by appointment for time-sensitive transactions such as property transfers.
The Oak Park Department of Public Health announced that proof of vaccination will be required for patrons of dining, fitness and entertainment facilities in Oak Park effective Jan. 10. The public health order largely mirrors similar vaccine requirements set to go into effect in surrounding communities.
For the first time since the 1990s, the Village has contracted with a new garbage hauler. On April 1 Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will take over the weekly collection of trash and recycling for residential properties with five or fewer units.
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. Warming centers are also available to residents when triggered by low temperatures.
Oak Parkers can learn more about the three finalists vying to be Village Manager at a virtual public forum set for 7 p.m., Sun., Jan. 23. A link to the virtual meeting is now available. The forum also will be streamed on the Village website.
Oak Park health officials are calling on residents to work together to limit COVID-19 related disruptions in the community, particularly in schools where students who test positive miss out on in-person instruction as a result of needing to quarantine.
With the goal of improving energy efficiency across the community, the Village has launched the Better Homes, Better Planet campaign to link property owners to information, financial support and other resources that can help them plan for a more sustainable future.
Village officials, both past and present, joined representatives from the developer to break ground today for the new Pete’s Fresh Market that will be built on the north side of Madison Street, east of Oak Park Avenue.
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.
Oak Park Fire Department veteran Ronald Kobyleski has been named the new Fire Chief. Kobyleski, who joined the Village in 1985, has held every rank in the Fire Department, including Interim Chief, Deputy Chief, Battalion Chief and Training Officer.
Pawfficer Howie, the officer wellness and community service dog for the Oak Park Police Department, has a new social media presence on Instagram. Residents can follow @pawfficer_howie to get a behind-the-scenes look at Howie's life.
  • 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 here for the latest news.
  • The lobby at Village Hall will remain closed to most in-person services through at least Jan. 28. Services will continue to be available at www.oak-park.us/onlineservices as well as by appointment for time-sensitive transactions such as property transfers.
  • The Oak Park Department of Public Health announced that proof of vaccination will be required for patrons of dining, fitness and entertainment facilities in Oak Park effective Jan. 10. The public health order largely mirrors similar vaccine requirements set to go into effect in surrounding communities.
  • For the first time since the 1990s, the Village has contracted with a new garbage hauler. On April 1 Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will take over the weekly collection of trash and recycling for residential properties with five or fewer units.
  • 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. Warming centers are also available to residents when triggered by low temperatures.

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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

  • Climate Action

    What does a sustainable Oak Park look like to you? Provide input for the Village's Climate Action Plan by sharing your thoughts via a newly launched interactive platform at www.oak-park.us/climateplan. From transportation and recycling to agriculture and open space and beyond, we want to hear your voice!

  • Better Homes, Better Planet

    By making homes more energy efficient, Oak Parkers can do their part to help combat climate change and reduce the community’s carbon footprint, while also saving money by lowering their utility bills. Learn about financial support available from the Village and other sources to help pay for energy efficiency upgrades at www.sustainoakpark.com.

  • 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.