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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Thanks

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HUGE THANK YOU to the Oak Forest Police, Fire,
Telecommunications, EMA and Public Works for protecting our city and residentsyesterday and every day. We have the best men and women who all work tirelessly
to protect and serve the entire City of Oak Fo...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

City Hall Re-Opens June 1st

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City hall will be open for business starting June 1st. Residents are required to wear masks and properly social distance from other patrons. Clerks will not be processing transactions at the front office. Residents will be required to drop off payments fo...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Guidelines for Outdoor Dining Reopening Friday May 29, 2020

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The State of Illinois’ has announced that outdoor dining will be allowed in Phase 3 of the Governor’s Restore Illinois Plan for Reopening Businesses beginning this Friday, May 29.

For RestaurantsExisting patios will be able to open this...

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Oak Forest News
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.

Of...

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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: March 17, 2020

Oak Forest Fire Department (OFFD) update: COVID-19

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The Oak Forest Fire Department (OFFD) will continue to provide the services you expect for your medical or fire emergency around the clock 24/7. However, with the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, OFFD will be approaching our critical work a little differ...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Oak Forest Plan of Action relating to the Coronavirus (COVID -19) Outbreak

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The State of Illinois recently outlined significant steps to help protect residents against Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Building upon that, the City of Oak Forest has put together our own Plan of Action to protect the health of citizens of our town....

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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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