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2018 Carton Recycling

Food and drink cartons can now be recycled with the commingled collection.  Please refer to the attached information.

Shade Tree Commission Accepting Bids - Sept. 2018

The Oakland Shade Tree Commission is accepting Tree Bids/Quotes for tree removal in town.  Tree companies must submit bids, due by Oct.

Tax Bill Update 8-15-18

Residents should expect to receive tax bills on or about September 1st.  The grace period for payments will be extended to September 28th... more ››

Substitute Crossing Guards Needed!!

The Borough of Oakland is looking to hire substitute crossing guards. The starting salary is $ 17.29 per hour. Applications are available... more ››

Summer 2018

Environmental Commission Newsletter: Summer 2018

The Oakland Environmental Commission is pleased to present our Summer Newsletter.  This includes information on a new butterfly garden at... more ››

Tax Bill Update 7-30-18

Please be advised that the tax bills have not been mailed yet. We are waiting for our rate to be certified in order to get the bills... more ››

Traffic Advisory-Ramapo Valley Rd. from Franklin Ave. to Navajo Way

Starting on Wednesday June 27th, Public Service Electric & Gas will be replacing their gas main on Ramapo Valley Road from Franklin... more ››

Black Bear Safety Tips

NJDEP offers safety tips as black bears emerge from their winter dens. Click... more ››

Paper Shredding Event

Shredding Event for Saturday, May 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

2018 Garbage and Recycling

January 1, 2018 starts twice per week garbage collection all year round. Monday and Thursday on the south side - Tuesday and Friday on... more ››

2018 Paper Shredding Event

A Paper Shredding Event for Oakland residents will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Borough Hall parking... more ››

Station Park

A new committee is being formed for the "Station Park" project.  This project will be responsible for changing and beautifying Oakland's ... more ››

Don Morgan recognition 9-13-17

Mayor and Council recognize retirement

The Mayor and Council recognize Don Morgan on his retirement from the DPW after 39 years of service!

Once a Week Garbage Collection

Once per week garbage collection will resume on Monday, October 2, 2017 for all Oakland residents and continue for six months (October thru... more ››

Traffic Alert

Please be advised that starting on July 6th 2017, Route 202 at Darlington Avenue in Mahwah will be closed to through traffic until... more ››