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                                            Upcoming Events:

                                                                                                                March 31- Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Chamber of Commerce. 11:00am in Chautauqua Park, rain or shine. Preschool - 4th grade, bring your baskets!

                                                                                              April 9- City Council Meeting 


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The City of Oakland is now accepting applications for Pool Manger, Assistant Pool Manager and Lifeguards for the 2018 season.

Please submit application by Friday, March 30, 2018 to, fax to 712-482-6861 or

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Oakland City Hall

614 Dr. Van Zee Rd

Oakland, Iowa 51560

712-482-6811   EOE 

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