Reminder: City of Oakland Flushing Hydrants Today and Tomorrow!

City of Oakland Flushing Hydrants

Attention Oakland Pool Patrons

Attn: Pool Patrons
Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult (16 years or older) unless approved by a manager. Children 8-15 can only be unsupervised if they pass the swim test given by the manager or have taken and completed level 4 swim lessons. We want our pool to be safe and fun! Please help our lifeguards keep our children safe. 💦☀️ Any questions please feel free to contact our staff 402-685-5374

City of Oakland Flushing Hydrants This Week

The City of Oakland will be flushing the fire hydrants on :
Thursday May 4 and Friday May 5 2017
Please refrain from washing whites until the water runs clear.
Thank you!
City of Oakland Water Department

Oakland City Office Hours

The City Office hours are now 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Monday- Friday until April 3rd, 2017. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Please remember that you can always put water payments in the drop box. Thank you!

Oakland City Council Meeting Agenda






            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Oakland, Nebraska, will be held at 5:30 on Monday June 20th, 2016 at the Municipal Building, 401 North Oakland Avenue in Oakland, Nebraska for the regular monthly meeting.

An agenda for such meeting, kept continuously current is available for public inspection at the office of the City Clerk. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting.



I.                        CALL TO ORDER


A.   Roll Call

B.   Establishment of a Quorum

C.   Reminder of Open Meeting Laws/Poster

D.   Approval May 16th, 2016 meeting minutes

E.    Treasurer’s Report



F.    Tim Adams- Pay Schedule 4

G.   JEO- Acceptance of Bids and consideration of award

H.   Kathy Backer- Responsible Beverage Server Training and Melanie Thompson- quarantine and isolation laws in Nebraska and the training opportunities that are available to government and elected officials.



I.     Police Report

J.     All city departments


IV.                    OLD BUSINESS

K.   Accept bid for the demolition of 110 N Park Ave


V.                      NEW BUSINESS

L.    Preparing for 2016-2017 City Budget & timeline


VI.                    INFORMATION ITEM









Approval by motion


Registered Agenda Speakers

                  The Mayor or Presiding Meeting Officer reserves the right to deny this request, or will call you to the center front podium when your agenda Item is ready to be heard. Presentations, if allowed, may be limited to five (5) minutes per person, with a limit of three (3) individuals speaking per topic position. Please come to the center front podium, and clearly state your name and address for the record and the agenda topic you wish to speak upon in a professional manner.

                  The Mayor and City Council reserve the right to enter into an executive session at any time during the meeting, in accordance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Act, even though the closed session may not be indicated on the agenda.

                  It is the intention of the Mayor and City Council to take up the items on the agenda in sequential order. However, the Mayor and City Council reserve the right to take up matters in a different order to accommodate the schedules of the city council members, persons having items on the agenda, and the public

Reminder: Free Dump Day Tomorrow for Oakland Residents Only!

May 7th, 2016
8 a.m. – noon & 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Oakland City Residents only
(Must be able to prove residency with a current water bill stub)

Free dumping of all:
• White goods
• Furniture
• Small appliances (such as microwaves and computers
• Mattresses (any sizes)
• Toilets, sinks, bathtubs
• Water softeners/heaters
• Air conditioning units
• Carpets
• Televisions (any size)
*Those living outside the city limits may still dump goods, but they will need to pay the normal fees.
**Tires and hazardous materials such as paint and toxins are excluded

City of Oakland Flushing Water Hydrants

The City of Oakland will be flushing water hydrants on 
Thursday May 5 
and Friday May 6 2016
Please refrain from washing whites until water runs clear. 
Thank you!
City of Oakland Water Department

City of Oakland Taking Applications for Pool Manager, Assistant Manager and Lifeguards

The City of Oakland is taking applications for a pool manager, assistant manager(s), and lifeguards for the 2016 summer swimming season.
Managers must be 19 years old, and CPR, lifeguard and pool operator certified.
Lifeguards must be CPR and Lifeguard certified.
For an application, please contact the Oakland City Office at 401 N. Oakland Avenue, Oakland, NE 68045 or 402 685-5822 during normal business hours.
Application deadline for the managers’ positions is March 31,2016. EOE.

January Oakland City Council Meeting Minutes

Minutes of City Council Meeting

City of Oakland, NE

Regular Meeting


A meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Oakland, Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 5:30 p.m. on January 18th, 2016 at the Oakland Auditorium. This was the regular monthly meeting. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Ted Beckner. On roll call, Council members Denise Gilliland, Matt Johnson, Greg Mockenhaupt, and Luke Blanc answered present.

Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by the posting of a notice, one of the designated methods for giving notice, as shown by the certification of posting attached to these minutes. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice and in the notice to the Mayor and City Council.

Mayor Beckner reminded all present of the location of the Open Meeting Laws poster in the back of the Rosen Room and stated that the council would be conducting business in accordance with said law.

The minutes of the December 21st, 2015 meeting were presented. D. Gilliland made a motion to approve the minutes as presented and M. Johnson seconded. All council members voted AYE.

The treasurer’s report for December 2015 was presented and questions answered. M. Johnson made a motion to accept the treasurer report and G. Mockenhaupt seconded. All council voted AYE.

Chief Poland gave his police report and answered any questions.

Audrey Unwin present the council with design plans for a new library and answered any questions the council had.

Mayor Beckner asked Clerk Onken and L. Blanc to look into why the park is zoned R-1.

M. Johnson made a motion to hire Dan Tanksley 111 as the new water and sewer operator at $15.00/ hr starting Febuary 1st,2016. D. Gilliland seconded and all council voted AYE.

G.Mockenhaupt made a motion to allow Clerk Onken to attend IIMC in Omaha May 22nd,2016-May 26th, 2016. M. Johnson seconded and all council voted AYE.

The bills and warrants were presented to the City Council as follows:

PAPER:BEST BUY BUSINESS ADVANTAGE AC 713.64,FEDERAL LIC.100.00,MIDLANDS CONT. INC 123,850.00,MIDWEST UNDERGROUND 73,906.52,Petty Cash 377.47,Oakland Hght 359.62,COLONIAL LIFE 224.62,ACCO 657.80,ABB 315.68,Anderson Hardware 874.27,ANDY’S 367.71,BLACK HILLS 288.59,BCBS 21,210.58,Brehmer Mfg 320.00 BCED 2,975.00,Burt Co. Sheriff’s 30.00,CVA 807.42,CLINTON PETERSON 3,800.00,DEARBORN 59.49,Fremont Dept. of UtilitieS 1,000.00,Farmer’s Pride 819.26,First Bankcard 309.92,FNB-NE 933.33,Helena 31.00,Ingram 329.01,INSUREVEST 500.00,JEO 2,500.00,Jerri Case 24.84,K-C Parts 832.24,LARM 993.67,LexisNexis 120.93Michael Todd 233.24,Midwest Lab 406.50 Nebraska Life Mag. 44.00,Nelson’s 100.39,NNSWC 1,565.28,NPPF 4,443.57 Oakland Ind. 185.57,ONE CALL.75,PENWORTHY 385.15,Petty Cash 165.72, Quality 3.79,RAFAEL S PEREZ 100.00,Utility 302.22,Verizon 191.16,Vern’s 1,408.70,WILLIAM FINDLAY 41.99,ELECTRIC EFTPS 4,057.65,Nebraska Dept.of Revenue 1,108.50, FNB-NE HSA 2,280.00,Ameritas 945.43,EFTPS 4,059.64,

FNB-NE- HSA 250.00,Ameritas 927.06,EFTPS 4,008.41,Nebraska Dept.of Revenue 1,096.77,FNB-NE- HSA 2,280.00,Ameritas 945.43

D. Gilliland made a motion to accept the warrants. L. Blanc seconded and all council voted aye.




There being no further business to come before the council, the meeting adjourned at 6:13 p.m.



Ted R. Beckner, Mayor


Katie K Onken

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