The Town of Oakland is in Jefferson County, WI and borders the Village of Cambridge & Town of Christiana (Dane County) to the west, Town of Lake Mills to the north, Town of Jefferson & Town of Koshkonong to the east and Town of Sumner to the south.
Yes, we apply for recycling grant monies based on meeting recycling standards to help offset the cost.
Yes, we have a compost/grass clippings area located behind the Town Hall. Grass clippings, leaves, garden waste and branches can be dropped off. Woodchips, compost and salt/sand mix can be picked up as they become available. Curbside brush pick-up takes place every 3rd week of April and 3rd week of October.
Property Tax bills are usually printed early part of December and mail shortly thereafter. By law, they must be mailed out by the 3rd Monday in December.
That's easy! You can pay them in person during normal business hours, or place them in the drop box to be processed the next day. If you'd like a paper receipt, include a self addressed stamped envelope and one will be mailed out to you.
The 2nd installment of your taxes is due to Jefferson County and they send reminders out in May.
No, the Town does not to accept credit/debit cards at this time.
You can find the answer to this question by clicking on the Dog Licensing category on the home page.
Fences must be placed at least one foot within your property line with posts facing you. You are responsible for maintaining both sides of your fence. No fences are allowed within 75 feet of the lake shore.
The Public Boat Launch is located at the end of Island Lane and is open from May 1st through September 30th. Daily passes are available at the launch for $7.00 but you may purchase a seasonal pass at Cambridge BP Gas, Cambridge Piggly Wiggly and Town Hall. Seasonal passes are $40 for non-residents, $25 for residents, and $20 for seniors.