Oakport Tract 2


Tract 2 of Oakport Township was annexed to the City of Moorhead on January 1, 2015. 

Oakport Tract 2 Annexation Area Map

Transition Information for Oakport Tract 2 Residents

The City website has a host of information for all residents.  You can receive information specific to the Tract 2 annexation transition by signing up for e-Notification (select Oakport Annexation) to get the most timely updates. While you're at it, sign up for service alerts and other topics, too.  The most up to date information is included in the FAQ below. 



Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ was last updated on February 10, 2015 and may be updated as additional questions are received.  If you have a question that is not addressed here, please contact us; your neighbors may have a similar question.   

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Oakport residents who have street light are still paying streetlight fees on their Red River Valley Coop and Xcel Energy bills. Will that change?
  • What's my voting location?
  • Will Oakport residents need to signup for CodeRed again?
  • What is the schedule for City garbage and recycling service in Oakport?
  • What is the plan for mosquito control in Oakport?
  • What is the plan for snow removal in Oakport?
  • Is the Oakport compost site still available?
  • Does the City of Moorhead help with sanitary sewer service repairs?
  • My neighbor’s lawn hasn’t been mowed yet this season. How can this be addressed?
  • How can I stay informed about Oakport annexation matters?
  • UPDATED: I’ve been looking forward to lower electric rates in Oakport. When will that happen?
  • UPDATED: What will my electric cost be after the Oakport electric service buyout?
  • UPDATED: Will I need to relocate my electric meter when MPS becomes my electric provider?
  • If my property is served by a private well, do I need to connect to Moorhead Public Service water?
  • UPDATED: What is the plan for streetlights in Oakport Tract 2?
  • Are additional Fire department staff or facilities needed to accommodate the annexed Oakport area?
  • What are the future plans for existing and new roads in Oakport?
  • Will my homeowner's insurance rate change now that the Oakport annexation is complete?
  • How will future flood mitigation issues be addressed in Oakport?
  • Will the City pursue FEMA accreditation of the Tract 2 west levee?
  • Will the City take ownership of the Tract 2 levees?
  • Can I burn leaves at my Oakport home?
  • Will sidewalks be required in existing Oakport Tract 2 neighborhoods?
  • If I have a gravel driveway now, do I have to pave it?
  • Can undeveloped property in Oakport be subdivided for development?
  • Will the City maintain private roads in Oakport?
  • UPDATED: What are the City’s plans for park improvements in Oakport?
  • Will emergency sirens be installed in the Oakport Tract 2 area?
  • UPDATED: Where can I use my snowmobile in Oakport?
  • Where can I use my ATV in Oakport Tract 2?
  • How many cats and dogs can I have at my home?
  • Do I need a pet license for my dog or cat?
  • UPDATED: Will hunting be allowed in Oakport after the annexation?
  • What is the plan for mosquito control in Oakport?
  • I have an old junk car that I don’t want anymore. How do I dispose of it?
  • Who will mow Tract 2 ditches?
  • How will the City of Moorhead approach property maintenance and nuisance problems in Oakport?
  • What do City Forestry charges pay for?
  • What do Moorhead Pest Control charges cover?
  • What do Moorhead Stormwater charges pay for?
  • The Oakport property I own has a recorded Conditional Use Permit allowing horses. Does the annexation impact the Conditional Use Permit?
  • Will there be changes to the cable TV channel line-up in Oakport?