We have moved! City Hall has relocated to the new City Services Building at 614 Dr. Van
November 5, 2013
614 Dr. Van Zee Road
Polls open Noon to 8 P.M.
The City of Oakland has three (3) City Council seats (at large, 4 year term), one (1) City Council seat (to fill a vacancy, 2 year term), and the Mayor's seat up for election. Brant Miller, Pat Newberg, and Jason Smith are each looking to fill a four year term on the City Council. Jeremy Perkins is running for the two year term on the City Council. Mayoral candidate Mick O'Brien is seeking re-election. All candidates are running unopposed.
October 3 & 4 - City Hall will be closed to relocate to new building
October 6 - City Services Building Open House. Public welcome. 1-3 P.M.
October 14 - Regular City Council Meeting 7 P.M.
October 16 - Rain Barrel Workshop - 6-7 P.M. City Services Building (click here for more information)
October 27 - Trunk or Treat - City Services Building parking lot 4-6 P.M.
November 5 - City Election Noon - 8 P.M. Community Center
November 11 - City Hall closed for Veteran's Day
November 12 - Regular City Council Meeting 7 P.M. (Notice date change due to Veteran's Day)
November 28 & 29 - City Hall closed for Thanksgiving
December 8 - Chamber Christmas Celebration - 5 P.M. Santa, treats, Lions Club soup supper, bake sale
December 9 - Regular City Council Meeting 7 P.M.
For more information about upcoming events, area churches, businesses and organizations in the Riverside Area, visit www.riversidelinks.com.
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.
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 in their city and 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.
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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The Pottawattamie County Emergency Management Agency has recently implemented Emergency Communications Network’s CodeRED system,
a high-speed notification solution and the CodeRED Weather Warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses and residents of rural Pottawattamie County and the rural communities in the county. CodeRed will allow public officials to warn citizens of pending emergencies, critical public information during disasters, recommended protective actions to take and provide notification of severe weather warnings. The system can also be used to provide other important information to communities.
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