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New Water & Sewer Rates in Effect- You will notice changes on bills mailed November 1, 2021

Notice: Ordinance 58 Amending Chapter 92.02 Water Rates  First reading held 07/12/21, second reading held 08/09/21, third reading held and approved 09/13/21

Notice: Ordinance 59 Amending Chapter 99.02 Sewer Service Charges  First reading held 07/12/21, second reading held 08/09/21, third reading held and approved 09/13/21

Utility Rate increase comparison chart- Old Charges vs New Charges 

2000 Gallons

3000 Gallons 5000 Gallons 10000 Gallons 15000 Gallons
Old New Old New Old New Old New Old New
Water (minimum incl 2000 gallons) 16.00 25.00 16.00 25.00 16.00 25.00 16.00 25.00 16.00 25.00
Water fees for usage over 2000 gallons 4.50 4.82 13.50 14.46 36.00 38.56 56.00 59.96
Sewer (minimum incl 2000 gallons) 5.00 8.50 5.00 8.50 5.00 8.50 5.00 8.50 5.00 8.50
Water fees for usage over 2000 gallons 1.10 1.10 3.30 3.30 8.80 8.80 16.50 16.50
21.00 33.50 26.60 39.42 37.80 51.26 65.80 80.86 93.50 109.96
Water Excise Tax 6% 1.26 2.01 1.60 2.37 2.27 3.08 3.95 4.85 5.61 6.60
Total Water/Sewer/WET 22.26 35.51 28.20 41.79 40.07 54.34 69.75 85.71 99.11 116.56

Effective October 1, 2021 curbside recycling will no longer be offered. Please take recycling to Pottawattamie County Recycling Center or recycling trailer at Riverside High School parking lot

The City of Oakland is utilizing the Pottawattamie County Recycling Center for City Wide Clean Up   

 Stop in to City Hall to get vouchers for the Recycling Center (City pays the fees)  What can I bring? 



 Upcoming Events:                                                                                          

December 14 - City Council meeting 7:00p.m.  Note date change to Tuesday due to school music program

December 23 & 24 - City Hall closed for Christmas

December 31 - City Hall closed for New Years

January 10 - City Council meeting 7:00p.m.


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 salons, hardware store, lumber yard, flower shop, funeral home, pharmacy, doctor, dentist, massage therapist, restaurants, grocery store, veterinarian, discount store, chiropractor, two banks, minimart, trucking, auto parts store, well digging, auto dealership, and full-service gas station and vehicle repair businesses.

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 swimming pool and river canoeing is available. 

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. Many special events and meetings are held at the Community Building and Eckels Memorial Library is located in Oakland.


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View press release from Pottawattamie County Emergency Management Agency

Pottawattamie County Emergency Management


Oakland, IA 51560, US - Map of Oakland, IA 51560, US

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Monday -Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (Closed From 12-12:30pm for Lunch)

614 Dr. Van Zee Rd. PO Box 396, Oakland, IA 51560