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With multiple cases of whooping cough confirmed in Oak Park, local public health officials are urging everyone to take steps to help prevent further spread of the contagious respiratory illness.
The Oak Park Police Department is working to raise public awareness of some common crimes of the season by offering the tips to help reduce the chances of becoming a victim.
Opioid abuse has touched virtually every community, including Oak Park. The Oak Park Department of Public Health has joined agencies across the state in adopting and promoting programs to help prevent opioid abuse.
The annual fall leaf collection program for 2019 is scheduled for Oct. 21 through Dec. 12 with eight pickups planned for each section of the Village.
A two-inch snowfall can trigger parking restrictions if conditions warrant. To find out when snow-related parking restrictions are in effect, call 708.358.7669 for a recorded message. In the meantime, please slow down and drive carefully.
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.
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.
When severe weather creates debris from trees on private property, owners are reminded not to bring limbs or brush to the curb, but make other arrangements for its disposal.
Oak Parkers interested in reducing the amount of organic material sent to landfills can sign up for the Village's composting program and receive a discount in the process.
An investment of about $30 for a detector can be the difference in life and death when it comes to deadly carbon monoxide, an odorless and tasteless gas that can leak from an appliance.
Pets are an important part of many households in Oak Park. Along with the companionship they provide come owner responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of the pet and the community.
Fresh off the launch of a new online tool for citizens to upload videos that might help solve neighborhood crimes, Police are taking the next logical step — urging citizens to register their cameras and help create a community-wide network.
  • With multiple cases of whooping cough confirmed in Oak Park, local public health officials are urging everyone to take steps to help prevent further spread of the contagious respiratory illness.
  • The Oak Park Police Department is working to raise public awareness of some common crimes of the season by offering the tips to help reduce the chances of becoming a victim.
  • Opioid abuse has touched virtually every community, including Oak Park. The Oak Park Department of Public Health has joined agencies across the state in adopting and promoting programs to help prevent opioid abuse.
  • The annual fall leaf collection program for 2019 is scheduled for Oct. 21 through Dec. 12 with eight pickups planned for each section of the Village.
  • A two-inch snowfall can trigger parking restrictions if conditions warrant. To find out when snow-related parking restrictions are in effect, call 708.358.7669 for a recorded message. In the meantime, please slow down and drive carefully.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • When severe weather creates debris from trees on private property, owners are reminded not to bring limbs or brush to the curb, but make other arrangements for its disposal.
  • Oak Parkers interested in reducing the amount of organic material sent to landfills can sign up for the Village's composting program and receive a discount in the process.
  • An investment of about $30 for a detector can be the difference in life and death when it comes to deadly carbon monoxide, an odorless and tasteless gas that can leak from an appliance.
  • Pets are an important part of many households in Oak Park. Along with the companionship they provide come owner responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of the pet and the community.
  • Fresh off the launch of a new online tool for citizens to upload videos that might help solve neighborhood crimes, Police are taking the next logical step — urging citizens to register their cameras and help create a community-wide network.

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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.

  • Free reusable bags available

    Need a reusable bag now that the Village's single-use bag fee is in effect? Free bags are now available at 10 locations across Oak Park, including Village Hall and the Public Works Center. See the complete list of locations at www.oak-park.us/bringyourbag.