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
July Council Meeting:
Wednesday, July 13th@ 6:00 pm. Location: Fire Station @ 11 Fairfield Street
Municipal Committee Meetings
–Oakland Downtown Committee Meeting: 07/11/16 @ 1:00PM. Location: The Pressey House.
–OakFest Committee Meeting: 07/18/16 @ 5:30PM. Location: Oakland Fire Department.
-Oakland Gazebo Committee Meeting: 07/07/16 @ 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.
Fishing derby July 17th! Bring your family and enjoy a day on one of Oakland’s pristine lakes. $3000.00 in cash prizes to that lucky fisherman (or woman). Check out the OakFest web page for details.
We are currently looking for Volunteers to help out on the Friday evening parade (07/22/16), the Saturday open air market (07/23/16) and the Sunday morning Triathlon (07/24/16).
If you know someone who sells some special crafts, we have a few more vendor spots open. They are filling up fast, so hurry.
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
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.
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.
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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