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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Maple Tree Removal Starting July 13

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In recent years, there has been a decline of the Maple Tree species in Oak Forest and the City has started to remove these trees.To assist with the removal, the City has retained the services of Homer Tree Care for stump removals and restoration ...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Dining Guidelines During Covid-19

Phase 4 of the Governor’s Restore Illinois Plan for Reopening Businesses began on Friday, June 26For RestaurantsRestaurants and bars are able to resume indoor seating with a minimum of six feet between tables or other designated patron services....

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

City of Oak Forest Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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The 2019 Water Quality Report is intended to provide you with important information about your drinking water and the efforts made by the Oak Forest water system to provide safe drinking water. The source of drinking water used by Oak Forest is Purchased ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Oak Forest Neighborhood Crime Alert

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The Oak Forest Police Department as well as numerous other south suburban police agencies are experiencing a higher than normal number of auto thefts in the area.  The offender(s) in these cases are taking advantage of residents who leave their u...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Business Reopening Checklist During COVID-19

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Fire and Life Safety Checklist For Reopening a Building 

Please click the following link to go to checklist:  click here

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Janie Byrnes - 6th Annual James P. Morrissy Scholarship Winner

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6th Annual James P. Morrissy Scholarship

On March 17, 2014 Officer James Morrissy #172 was responding to a Domestic Disturbance call and collided with another vehicle.  Officer Morrissy sustained serious injuries and ultimately died as a result.

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Updated list as of 4/28/20: Many Oak Forest Restaurants Still Open Carry Out, Drive-Thru, & Deliver

Many restaurants and bars in Oak Forest remain open to serve the local community with take out and/or delivery options during this temporary closure of dine-in eating. To help support our business community, the City has compiled a list of these locations...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Please read an important message from Homewood Disposal Services

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April 8, 2020

Dear Valued Municipal Customers:

As of today, Homewood Disposal Services is continuing to provide collection for refuse, recycling, and yard waste in the communities we serve. In response to the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) information from t...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Updated list as of 4/8/20: Many Oak Forest Restaurants Still Open Carry Out, Drive-Thru, and Deliver

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Many restaurants and bars in Oak Forest remain open to serve the local community with take out and/or delivery options during this temporary closure of dine-in eating. To help support our business community, the City has compiled a list of these locations...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Thanks to City Employees for their Service

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From the Mayor’s Office

I would like to thank employees of the City of Oak Forest who are working very hard to keep our community safe and secure during this time of concern and crisis.  I sincerely want to thank all of the police office...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Open House for New Sidewalk Grant

The City of Oak Forest has been awarded a $1.17 million grant to construct over 15,000 linear feet of new sidewalk in neighborhoods near the Oak Forest METRA station. The funding was obtained through both the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvem...

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