Oakland serves as a gateway to the Belgrade Lakes region and is also home to FirstPark – Maine’s Premiere Business and Technology Center.
We are a full service community and would invite you to learn more about us by exploring our website. Our governmental goal is to provide quality public service at reasonable cost.
Oakland strives to promote quality of life for both our residents and guests. Oakland is home to two beautiful public beaches located on two separate bodies of water. We have hiking trails, ball fields, three picturesque lakes and lots of country side.
We hope this Internet site allows us to better serve you. We hope that residents and visitors alike find our web site comprehensive and helpful, and we would be pleased to hear about ways in which it can be of more assistance to you.
TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
August Council Meeting:
Wednesday, August 10th@ 6:00 pm. Location: Fire Station @ 11 Fairfield Street
Available August 10th / Returned no later than September 19th
Nomination papers will be available Wednesday, August 10th and must be returned no later than Monday, September 19th. Papers are available at the Clerk’s office, Monday thru Friday, between the hours of 8:30 and 4:30 pm. Two (2) Town Councilors, three (3) Budget & Advisory Members and one (1) RSU #18 Director will be elected at the November 8th election. We would like to encourage citizens to consider running for a term of office. This would provide a learning and service opportunity. For more information please contact our office at 465-7357.
Michael Perkins Town Council Three Year Term
Byron Wrigley, Sr. Town Council Three Year Term
Edward “Ned” Hammond Budget and Advisory Four Year Term
Wayne Weeks Budget and Advisory Four Year Term
Shawn Gibson Budget and Advisory Four Year Term
Mary-Anne LaMarre RSU #18 Director Three Year Term
Municipal Committee Meetings
–Oakland Downtown Committee Meeting: 08/08/16 @ 2:00PM. Location: The Pressey House.
–OakFest Committee Meeting: TBA. Location: Oakland Fire Department.
-Oakland Gazebo Committee Meeting: 08/11/16 @ 4PM, Location: Oakland Library.
–Transfer Station Steering Committee Meeting: 08/24/16 @ 3PM. Location: Oakland Fire Department.
–OakFest Open Air Market Committee Meeting: TBA. Location: Oakland Fire Department.
OakFest 2016 was a huge success.
Thank you to all the Committee members, volunteers, the Building and Grounds Department, Public Works Department, Fire Department, the Police Department and most of all, our local businesses who helped bring this event together for another great year!
Mark your calendar for July 21st, 22nd and the 23rd, 2017. We are making plans for another great event in 2017!
Please call 465-7357 for more information.
Please see the above link for OakFest 2016 information.
Oakland Gazebo Committee
A group of local citizens and Municipal employees have formed a committee who will be brainstorming ways to finance and build a gazebo at the Messalonslee Boat Landing and Swim area.
The benefits of a Gazebo in this location are plentiful. We can offer a summer time music series, a beautiful location for weddings, a building to allow swimmers a break from the summer sun, an outdoor classroom for school children and the list goes on and on.
For more information, please call 465-7357
The Oakland Town Office accepts credit and debit cards. Please note: a 2.5% service charge will be added to all credit/debit payments to cover processing costs. The minimum service charge is $1.00.
RAPID RENEWAL SERVICE
With Rapid Renewal citizens of Oakland may quickly renew their motor vehicle registrations online. At this time we are accepting E-checks only for payment. Please visit the website at: www.SOSonline.org and click on Rapid Renewal.
What are the Town Office Hours?
Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
What are the Transfer Station Hours?
Wednesday – Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday
What do I need to register a vehicle for the first time?
Title, bill of sale, mileage and proof of insurance.
What do I need to license a dog?
Valid rabies certificate and proof of spaying or neutering.
Where do I register to vote?
At the Oakland Town Office. Proper identification is required (drivers license, social security card or proof of residency).
Where do I obtain a burning permit?
At the Oakland Fire Station from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. FMI please call 465-2631
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