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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Mayor Kathy Stark honored for 25 years of service

Mayor Kathy Stark

OAKLAND, FL — The Florida League of Cities presented Oakland Mayor Kathy Stark with the John Land Years of Service Award for 25 years of public service.

The resolution, approved by the League of Cities Board of Directors, was pr...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Arbor Day Foundation again names Oakland a Tree City USA

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For the 17th year, Oakland has been named a 2019 Tree City USA® by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Oakland achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Duke Energy to rebuild transmission line through Oakland

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To meet the anticipated growth in Lake and Orange counties, Duke Energy is rebuilding a 6.6-mile section of a single-circuit, 69-kilovolt transmission line through Oakland. The work will be conducted between the existing Montverde and Winter Garden substa...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Oakland names John Peek as Police Chief

Chief John Peek

Newly appointed Oakland Police Chief John Peek has seen and experienced a lot in his law enforcement career. At times, he said, law enforcement could feel “like shoveling back the ocean, not making a dent.”

But that’s not the case in Oakland.

“Because Oakla...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Mark your calendar for the Oakland Nature Preserve Open House

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Nestled between Winter Garden and Clermont in the beautiful Town of Oakland, lies a "hidden gem." The 128-acre Oakland Nature Preserve, located at 747 Machete Trail, offers environmental education and ecotourism activities for visitors of all ag...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

The lottery application for Oakland Avenue Charter School is open from Jan. 7 - March 31

Oakland Avenue Charter School Main Entrance Exterior

The lottery application period for Oakland Avenue Charter School for the 2020/2021 school year is open from Jan. 7 - March 31. The lottery is open to Oakland residents and the general public for children entering kindergarten through 5th grade. 

A...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

The Town Newsletter for January is now available

Town of Oakland

The Town Newsletter for January is now available. Learn more about town happenings, upcoming meetings and events!

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