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City of Oakley Hosts Military Hero Essay Contest

We all know men and women who have served in the military. They are people we admire, look up to and respect for the sacrifices they have made and for the courage they demonstrate on and off the battle field. The City of Oakley invites you to tell us about your military hero.

The essay contest is open to all K-12 students that reside in Oakley. There will be one winner in each of the corresponding categories K-5th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade. K-5th grade students are invited to submit a drawing with a caption, while 6th-12th grades are to submit 300-500 typewritten words. To qualify please submit a completed essay and entry form to marquez@ci.oakley.ca.us by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.

Winners will be given the opportunity to read their essay on Veterans Day during the City of Oakley Observance Ceremony to take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Civic Center Plaza located at 3231 Main Street, Oakley. Additionally, first prize winners will receive a certificate of recognition and a $50 cash prize.

 

Construction Update- September 7, 2017

Main Street will be closed from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. on Friday, September 8th and Saturday, September 9th between Norcross Lane to 5th Street. The closure will allow for striping of Main Street. This work is being performed at night to minimize traffic  impacts to the public. Pedestrian access will be provided to all properties along the project route during this work.

Notices have been delivered to property owners, residents, and merchants along and adjacent to Main Street from Norcross Lane to 5th Street.