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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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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Coffee with the Town Manager to be held virtually

Steve Koontz

BYOC (bring your own coffee) to this month’s virtual Coffee with the Town Manager on Thursday, Oct. 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, service...

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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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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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Posted on: August 21, 2020

The deadline to respond to the Census is Sept. 30

Respond to the Census

Data from the 2020 Census will aid in the distribution of billions of dollars in federal funds that support education, health care, emergency services, housing and food assistance and more.

The deadline to respond to the Census is Sept. 30, 2020. The Censu...

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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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