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Oakland Comprehensive Plan

In the fall of 2017, the Town of Oakland embarked upon the process of updating its comprehensive plan. A “CompPlan” is intended to guide the growth of a community, but it is more than just a document – it encompasses a community’s shared vision for its future. We invite Oakland residents, business owners, and property owners to join us in envisioning Oakland’s tomorrow.


What is a Comprehensive Plan?

•A comprehensive, long-range plan intended to guide the growth and development of a community.

•Includes: economic development, housing, recreation and open space, transportation, land use, and community facilities, and the community’s goals and objectives of these elements.

Memo: Why Prepare a CompPlan?

How to Get Involved

Any Oakland resident, business owner, or property owner is welcome to lend their input to the CompPlan process and share their vision for the Town.

Ways to get involved:
•Attend a public forum
•Stay updated on meeting minutes (below)

Thank you for your interest.

Oakland Comprehensive Plan Committee

Roster of OCP Committee Members

•Review of 1996 CompPlan – tasked with analyzing Oakland’s most recent CompPlan and making recommendations to make the new CompPlan more user-friendly and engaging.

•SWOT – tasked with creating an analysis of Oakland’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT), and ensuring the CompPlan process includes a diverse range of Oakland stakeholders.

•Survey and Public Input – tasked with creating and distributing a community survey and with coordinating additional channels for public input, e.g. a public forum.

Meeting Materials

•September 2017: OCPC, 9/26
•December 2017: SWOT, 12/5 | SWOT, 12/18 | Survey, 12/19 | 1996, 12/28
•January 2018: 1996, 1/16 | Survey, 1/30
•February 2018: Natural Resources (IFW Guest), 2/6
•March 2018: Transportation (KVCOG Guest), 3/26
•April 2018: OCPC, 4/9 | OCPC, 4/30
•May 2018: Water Quality (Colby Guest), 5/21
•June 2018: Public Workshop, 6/21
•August 2018: Demographics (State Economist), 8/02 |OCPC, 8/14
•September 2018: TIF Districts, 9/24
•October 2018: Survey, 10/9 | OCPC, 10/16
•December 2018: Public Workshop, 12/10
•April 2019: OCPC, 4/29
•December 2019: OCPC, 12/16

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