The town of Oakland has begun its qualifying period for residents interested in running for one of two seats opening on the Town Commission. The seats to appear on the ballot are 1 and 4, currently held by Rick Polland and Joseph McMullen.
Candidates can qualify either by using the petition process or by paying a fee of $100.
Qualifying began Oct 29 and ends at 5 p.m. Nov. 12 for those filing with a petition and is Nov. 15 through 18 for those paying the fee.
Election Day is March 8, 2022. Commissioners serve four-year terms and receive an annual salary of $599. For information, call the town clerk at (407) 656-1117, Ext. 2110.