Commissioner Rick Polland, Seat 1
Commissioner Rick Polland has been an Oakland resident since 2000 and has since served our community in many ways.
He joined the Town Commission in 2012, previously having served on the Board of Zoning Appeals and Adjustment from 2005-2011 and on the Parks and Recreation Committee.
As a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Oakland Nature Preserve, Commissioner Polland represents ONP to the Town Commission. He has also been on the Board of Friends of Lake Apopka (FOLA) and is active in the preservation and protection of our environment.
Commissioner Polland was born in Lakeland, FL. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of West Florida and is a Retired Plumbing Manager at Westbrook Service Corporation.
In his free time, the Commissioner enjoys boating and traveling with his wife, Tammy.