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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Town to shift Friday recycling collection to Wednesday in August

Recycling Poster

To provide more efficient collection services, the Oakland Town Commission approved a request to shift recycling pick-ups from Friday to Wednesday. The change, requested by hauler Waste Management, which recently acquired the Town’s contractor Advanced Di...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center Features New Up-and-Coming Songstress Taylor Rich

Taylor Rich

Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at

the Town of Oakland Features New Up-and-Coming 

Songstress Taylor Rich 


Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist Taylor Rich will be Center 

Stage on the Center’s Porch on ...

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Healthy West Orange Arts & Heritage Center
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Coffee with the Town Manager to be held virtually

Headshot of Town Manager Steve Koontz

BYOC (bring your own coffee) to Coffee with the Town Manager on Thursday, July 8 at 9 a.m. via Zoom.

Oakland Town Manager Steve Koontz invites you to join him for coffee and conversation to learn more about Town news, services and programs, including propo...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Town of Oakland awarded $25,000 for preservation of the Historic African American Cemetery

Historic African America Cemetery

The Town of Oakland has been awarded Florida’s Historic Preservation Grant in the amount of $25,000 to kick off its preservation and management plan for the Historic African American Cemetery. The Small Matching Grant from the Department of Stat...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Town of Oakland to receive $500,000 in legislative assistance for vital wastewater project

Oakland Nature Preserve - Lake Apopka

The Town of Oakland is proud to announce that $500,000 has been earmarked in the 2021-22 State of Florida budget for the Oakland South Lake Apopka Initiative.

The state funding will help pay for the design and construction of the Jefferson Street Wastewate...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Town of Oakland June newsletter

Town of Oakland Logo

The Town of Oakland June newsletter is now available.

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Speer Park playground to close temporarily as new equipment is installed

Rendering of a playground with children playing

The playground at Speer Park will be closed beginning May 17 while old equipment is replaced with new.

First built in 2003, the old playground has served the community for many years, but no longer meets current standards. Once erected, the new playground ...

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