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Posted on: October 6, 2020

October Town of Oakland Newsletter

Town of Oakland

The Town of Oakland newsletter is available for October 2020

Town News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

October Town of Oakland Newsletter

Town of Oakland

The Town of Oakland newsletter is available for October 2020

Town News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Town of Oakland reopens playgrounds at Speer and Pollard Park

Pollard Park

The Town of Oakland is announcing the opening of its playgrounds, which had been temporarily closed due to COVID-19. 

The decision comes at the direction of the Town Commission and in accordance with Orange County Parks and Recreation’s opening of...

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COVID-19
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Town of Oakland reopens playgrounds at Speer and Pollard Park

Pollard Park

The Town of Oakland is announcing the opening of its playgrounds, which had been temporarily closed due to COVID-19. 

The decision comes at the direction of the Town Commission and in accordance with Orange County Parks and Recreation’s opening of...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Town of Oakland reopens playgrounds at Speer and Pollard Park

Pollard Park

The Town of Oakland is announcing the opening of its playgrounds, which had been temporarily closed due to COVID-19. 

The decision comes at the direction of the Town Commission and in accordance with Orange County Parks and Recreation’s opening of...

Read on...

COVID-19
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Town of Oakland reopens playgrounds at Speer and Pollard Park

Pollard Park

The Town of Oakland is announcing the opening of its playgrounds, which had been temporarily closed due to COVID-19. 

The decision comes at the direction of the Town Commission and in accordance with Orange County Parks and Recreation’s opening of...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Oakland Police Department to raise funds for Special Olympics

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run logo

The Oakland Police Department is partnering with the Special Olympics to light the way for acceptance and inclusion by supporting the Special Olympics’ Law Enforcement Torch Run, which seeks to increase public awareness and generate resources for the move...

Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Oakland Police Department to raise funds for Special Olympics

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run logo

The Oakland Police Department is partnering with the Special Olympics to light the way for acceptance and inclusion by supporting the Special Olympics’ Law Enforcement Torch Run, which seeks to increase public awareness and generate resources for the move...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Oakland Police Department to raise funds for Special Olympics

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run logo

The Oakland Police Department is partnering with the Special Olympics to light the way for acceptance and inclusion by supporting the Special Olympics’ Law Enforcement Torch Run, which seeks to increase public awareness and generate resources for the move...

Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Oakland Police Department to raise funds for Special Olympics

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run logo

The Oakland Police Department is partnering with the Special Olympics to light the way for acceptance and inclusion by supporting the Special Olympics’ Law Enforcement Torch Run, which seeks to increase public awareness and generate resources for the move...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Oakland Police Department operations

Police Department Building Outside

Effective Monday Oct. 5, 2020, the Oakland Police Department's front lobby will open with the following restrictions:

  • Lobby hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • All PD services will resume to include golf cart permitting, with the exception of finge...
Read on...

COVID-19
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Oakland Police Department operations

Police Department Building Outside

Effective Monday Oct. 5, 2020, the Oakland Police Department's front lobby will open with the following restrictions:

  • Lobby hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • All PD services will resume to include golf cart permitting, with the exception of fingerprinting...
Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Oakland Police Department operations

Police Department Building Outside

Effective Monday Oct. 5, 2020, the Oakland Police Department's front lobby will open with the following restrictions:

  • Lobby hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • All PD services will resume to include golf cart permitting, with the exception of finge...
Read on...

COVID-19
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Oakland Police Department operations

Police Department Building Outside

Effective Monday Oct. 5, 2020, the Oakland Police Department's front lobby will open with the following restrictions:

  • Lobby hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • All PD services will resume to include golf cart permitting, with the exception of fingerprinting...
Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Volunteers sought to serve on Town Boards

Historic Town Hall

Interested in serving on a Town of Oakland Board or Committee?

The Town of Oakland has a number of boards and committees which provide assistance to Town of Oakland staff and the Town Commission, most have monthly meetings and require only a few hours of a...

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Town News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Volunteers sought to serve on Town Boards

Historic Town Hall

Interested in serving on a Town of Oakland Board or Committee?

The Town of Oakland has a number of boards and committees which provide assistance to Town of Oakland staff and the Town Commission, most have monthly meetings and require only a few hours of a...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Oakland Nature Preserve to host nighttime Pumpkin Glow hike

Pumpkin Glow

OAKLAND, FL — The Oakland Nature Preserve is inviting ghouls and goblins to an enchanted evening hike. The Pumpkin Glow, the Preserve’s new autumnal event, features a winding wooded trail of decorated and hand-carved jack-o&am...

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Town News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Oakland Nature Preserve to host nighttime Pumpkin Glow hike

Pumpkin Glow

OAKLAND, FL — The Oakland Nature Preserve is inviting ghouls and goblins to an enchanted evening hike. The Pumpkin Glow, the Preserve’s new autumnal event, features a winding wooded trail of decorated and hand-carved jack-o&am...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oakland Public Works staff plants more than 30 trees

Public Works staff planted more than 30 trees last week

OAKLAND, FL — Making the most of recent rain and in keeping with its mission as a Tree City USA, the Town of Oakland planted more than 30 trees last week. Public Works staff planted 10 trees at Speer Park, eight along West Oakland Avenu...

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Town News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oakland Public Works staff plants more than 30 trees

Public Works staff planted more than 30 trees last week

OAKLAND, FL — Making the most of recent rain and in keeping with its mission as a Tree City USA, the Town of Oakland planted more than 30 trees last week. Public Works staff planted 10 trees at Speer Park, eight along West Oakland Avenu...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Public restrooms now open at Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland

Public Restrooms at the Arts and Heritage Center

To accommodate a growing number of West Orange Trail goers , the Town of Oakland is proud to announce the opening of outdoor public restrooms at The Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland.

The outdoor restrooms, located at 126 ...

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Town News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Public restrooms now open at Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland

Public Restrooms at the Arts and Heritage Center

To accommodate a growing number of West Orange Trail goers , the Town of Oakland is proud to announce the opening of outdoor public restrooms at The Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland.

The outdoor restrooms, located at 126 ...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Public restrooms to open at Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland

Public Restrooms at the Arts and Heritage Center

To accommodate a growing number of West Orange Trail goers , the Town of Oakland is proud to announce the opening of outdoor public restrooms at The Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland.

The outdoor restrooms, located at 126 ...

Read on...

Healthy West Orange Arts & Heritage Center
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Public restrooms to open at Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland

Public Restrooms at the Arts and Heritage Center

To accommodate a growing number of West Orange Trail goers , the Town of Oakland is proud to announce the opening of outdoor public restrooms at The Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland.

The outdoor restrooms, located at 126 ...

Read on...

Healthy West Orange Arts & Heritage Center
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Oakland Nature Preserve seeks community help for Challenge Match Grant

Students look through binoculars at Oakland Nature Preserve

Oakland Nature Preserve received a Challenge Match Grant for its environmental education programs - but the Preserve needs your help!

This grant will provide matching funds of $5,000 if the Preserve can raise $5,000. 

"This is extremely valuab...

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Town News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Oakland Nature Preserve seeks community help for Challenge Match Grant

Students look through binoculars at Oakland Nature Preserve

Oakland Nature Preserve received a Challenge Match Grant for its environmental education programs - but the Preserve needs your help!

This grant will provide matching funds of $5,000 if the Preserve can raise $5,000. 

"This is extremely valuab...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Town of Oakland awarded grant to preserve Historic African American Cemetery

Historic African American Cemetery

OAKLAND, FL — The Town of Oakland’s Historic African American Cemetery is being recommended for Florida’s Historic Preservation Grant in the amount of $25,000. The Town’s is the top-ranking project of the 58 recomme...

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Healthy West Orange Arts & Heritage Center
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Town of Oakland awarded grant to preserve Historic African American Cemetery

Historic African American Cemetery

OAKLAND, FL — The Town of Oakland’s Historic African American Cemetery is being recommended for Florida’s Historic Preservation Grant in the amount of $25,000. The Town’s is the top-ranking project of the 58 recomme...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Town of Oakland awarded grant to preserve Historic African American Cemetery

Historic African American Cemetery

OAKLAND, FL — The Town of Oakland’s Historic African American Cemetery is being recommended for Florida’s Historic Preservation Grant in the amount of $25,000. The Town’s is the top-ranking project of the 58 recomme...

Read on...

Healthy West Orange Arts & Heritage Center
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Town of Oakland awarded grant to preserve Historic African American Cemetery

Historic African American Cemetery

OAKLAND, FL — The Town of Oakland’s Historic African American Cemetery is being recommended for Florida’s Historic Preservation Grant in the amount of $25,000. The Town’s is the top-ranking project of the 58 recomme...

Read on...

Town News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Oakland Police Department corporal honored for crisis intervention

Oakland Police Department Logo

Oakland Police Department Cpl. Estid Lima has a way with people. Whether it’s his nature, his training, or a combination of both, he has been credited with safely assisting Oakland residents through sensitive and often traumatic situations.

Last ...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Oakland Police Department corporal honored for crisis intervention

Oakland Police Department Logo

Oakland Police Department Cpl. Estid Lima has a way with people. Whether it’s his nature, his training, or a combination of both, he has been credited with safely assisting Oakland residents through sensitive and often traumatic situations.

Last ...

Read on...

Police Department