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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 27, 2020

Nicor Gas Project from 157th to 160th

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Nicor Gas is starting work on a project to replace aging gas mains and install new service lines & gas meters to homes and businesses in Oak Forest. The project extends is from 157th Street on the north to 160th Street on the south, and from Cicero Av...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Please STOP putting “flushable” wipes, disinfecting wipes, and paper towels in your toilets

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Public Works needs your help!

Please STOP putting “flushable” wipes, disinfecting wipes, and paper towels in your toilets.

They are touted as disposable and even flushable, but wipes are causing headaches for the city’s sewer s...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Oak Forest City Hall Closed to the Public

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Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the City Hall side of the Oak Forest Municipal Building at 15440 Central is now closed to the public.  This action was taken early this morning in an effort to help protect City employees and the public.  ...

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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

The Building Department is Currently Closed to the Public

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Till further notice:

YOU MAY STILL CONTACT US BY USING ONE OF THE FOLLOWING METHODS:

PERMITS/ INSPECTION CONTACT INFO: Melissa Peters / mpeters@oak-forest.org – 708.687.4050 x1042Chris Larson / clarson@oak-forest.org – ...

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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: March 16, 2020

Temporarily Changes Response Policy in Response to COVID 19 Virus

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For Immediate Release March 16th, 2020

Oak Forest Temporarily Changes Response Policy in Response to COVID 19 Virus

The Oak Forest police will no longer send an officer to take reports on low-level incidents in an effort to protect their staff from the coro...

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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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