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City Statistics & Utilities

Water Tower

Population: 1,527
Mayor: Brant Miller

City Council Members:

• Betsy Moniz • Pat Newberg • Jeremy Perkins • Debbie Rollins • Courtne Turner

Public Works Director - Mike Baragary

City Clerk - Marissa Lockwood

Building Inspector - Michael O'Brien

City Attorney - Matt Woods

Local Contacts:

Economic Development:
Western Iowa Development Association
1911 North LaVista Heights Rd., Suite 102
P.O. Box 579
Avoca, IA 51521
Business: 712-343-6368
Fax: 712-343-2136
Community Development:
Trevor Jefferson, President
Oakland Industrial Foundation


Electricity:  Provider: Mid American Energy 1-888-427-5632

Natural Gas:
Name of local distributor: MidAmerican Energy Company 1-888-427-5632
Pipeline source: Northern Natural Gas Co./ENRON

Name of supplier: City of Oakland (Water, Sewer, Sanitation)
Source of city water: well(s)
Elevated storage capacity: 300,000 gallons
Capacity of water plant: 1,200,000 gallons
Average consumption:  gpd
Peak consumption: 1,000,000 gpd

Sewer:  Type sewage treatment plant: primary
Percent of community served by sewer: 98%
Average load: 95,000 gpd
Peak load: 140,000 gpd
Design capacity: 416,000 gpd

Cable: Provider: None Available (Use Dish Network or DirectTV for satelite services)

Telephone and Internet: Provider: Frontier Communications 800-570-6340


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