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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Spring reminders from Public Works

Yard waste pickup resumes April 3

Grass clippings, leaves and branches should be placed in brown yard waste bags, 32-gallon cans with red “Yard Waste Only” stickers (free at City Hall) or a 95-gallon cart (available from Homewood Dispos...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Oak Forest hires Travis Bandstra as economic and community development director

The City of Oak Forest has hired Travis Bandstra as economic and community development director, effective April 17.  Bandstra’s appointment was approved by the City Council on March 28.“Travis has had a lot of success engagin...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

City upgrades street lighting

The LED street lighting upgrade project on Cicero Avenue is underway.  The Public Works Department's Street Division is replacing old 455 watt metal halide/mercury vapor (blue/white light) and high pressure sodium (orange light) street l...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

City of Oak Forest launches second year of All Good Things Close to Home campaign

The City of Oak Forest once again is bringing its All Good Things Close to Home message to the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) bus and rail system.  The simple yet eye-catching posters and digital platform displays are designed to cap...

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