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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Shoe Donations Needed

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Share Your Soles is looking for shoe donations to help victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. For the next few days, a bin will be located in the lobby of City Hall for gently worn or new children's shoes now through Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Open House on Proposed Bike Trail

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The City of Oak Forest is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 for Oak Forest residents and trail enthusiasts to learn more about a proposed multi-use trail connecting the Cal-Sag Trail along the Channel to the Tinley Creek Trail in the Co...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

ILEAP Accreditation Awarded to Oak Forest Police Department

For immediate releaseAugust 29th, 2019

ContactPolice Chief Tim Kristin  708-687-1376tkristin@oak-forest.org

ILEAP Accreditation Award Presentation by Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police 2nd Vice President Chief Mitch Davis

Accreditation is the ...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Oak Forest Executive Center Helps Small Businesses

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The City of Oak Forest welcomes the Oak Forest Executive Center to the community; the first co-working community in the region. Having an office space is central to starting a business. But for some small businesses, the cost associated with renting or bu...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Construction on 159th and Cicero

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Update August 22, 2019

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) plans on changing the traffic pattern on Cicero Avenue the end of next week (the week of August 26) for the culvert improvement project. Weather permitting, the estimate date for the t...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Fire Department Awarded Loan For New Equipment

In August of last year, the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OFSM) offered a Fire Truck and Ambulance Revolving Loan Program. The Fire Truck and Ambulance Revolving Loan Programs are designed to assist emergency personnel purchase vehicles they ...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

IDOT Resurfacing on 159th Street

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159th Street resurfacing begins July 1

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a resurfacing project on 159th Street (U.S. 6) from 94th Avenue in Orland Park to Ridgeland Avenue in Oak Forest ...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

New Temporary Sign Regulations

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Earlier this year, the City Council approved newly-updated temporary sign regulations. These changes were driven by a need to comply with new a legal precedent established by the United State Supreme Court while also seizing the opportunity to adopt a hol...

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