City of Oakland, Iowa

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Community Input Survey

Click here to complete a brief online survey.  Survey forms are also available at City Hall.

**Garbage pickup times have changed!! Residential garbage must be to the curb by 4:30 am on Thursdays. Remember garbage must be bagged inside the totes.**

Upcoming Events:

July 3rd  City Hall closed in observance of Independence Day

July 4th  Independence Day Celebration (find it on Facebook under Fourth of July - Oakland, Iowa https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fourth-of-July-Oakland-IA/1579523005655469?fref=ts )  If you are interested in helping to plan the celebration contact City Hall

July 4th FINGERPRINTING The Riverside Optimists in cooperation with the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office will be offering a free fingerprinting opportunity for children at the Oakland July 4th celebration. Copies of the fingerprints will be give to parents as well as being kept on file at the Sheriff's Office. Our table will be located just north of the gazebo in Chautauqua Park beginning at 4 p.m. If necessary, we will resume fingerprinting following the parade at about 5:45. Please plan to take advantage of this opportunity for the safety of your family.

July 13th  City Council Meeting 7:00 P.M.

August 7th  City Hall Closed

August 10th  City Council Meeting 7:00 P.M.

For more information about upcoming events, area churches, businesses, and organizations in the Riverside Area, visit www.riversidelinks.com

The Fitness Center is now open, contact City Hall (712-482-6811) for membership information and to set up an orientation.

Current Business: Some of the businesses and their services
currently located in Oakland include: nursing home,
insurance, farm services, gas transportation, meat processing,
beauty shops, hardware store, lumber yard, flower shop, pharmacy,
doctor, dentist, restaurants, grocery store, discount store, two banks, minimart, trucking, well digging, auto dealership, and full-service gas and repair business.

Events or Attractions: Oakland is home to the Nishna Heritage Museum and has an annual Fourth of July celebration. Oakland is also near Big Grove Village Bed and Breakfast.  Visit Keast Daylily Gardens to view a variety of daylilies.

Education: Students attend the Riverside School District in Oakland and Carson.

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Transportation: Oakland is approximately 45 minutes from the Omaha metro area. The city is located along Highway 59 and near the junction of Highway 6.

Oakland has three parks within the city, as well as a golf course and country club. There is also a bowling alley, and river canoeing is available. The Oakland swimming pool renovations were completed May 2010 and bath house renovations were completed May 2011.

Economic Development:
The community of Oakland, including its quaint main street, possesses a number of business opportunities and opportunities for growth in the community. There are several key locations for housing expansion and development, and the city is postured for service and change in the areas of growth and economic development.

The town has a full time doctor and dentist available and a well established nursing home. There is also a Community Building, and the Eckels Memorial Library is located in Oakland.





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