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 specific to the Oakport neighborhood is included in the FAQ below.
Frequently Asked Questions
This FAQ was last updated on December 13, 2016 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.
If my property is served by a private well, do I need to connect to Moorhead Public Service water?
Who mows Tract 2 ditches?
Homeowners continue to be responsible to mow ditches abutting their property. Buffalo Red River Watershed District maintains Ditch 67 (along north side of McCann’s Addition/south of Wall Street) as well as the ditches along the levee.
Will the City maintain private roads in Oakport?
No. The City will not maintain private roads but maintains all public roads in the city unless they are maintained by another public jurisdiction such as MnDOT or Clay County.
If I have a gravel driveway now, do I have to pave it?
No. Existing gravel driveways are not required to be improved with asphalt or concrete.
Will sidewalks be required in existing Oakport Tract 2 neighborhoods?
No.For future subdivisions, sidewalks will be reviewed during the platting process.
Where can I use my snowmobile in Oakport?
Snowmobiles can be used on private property and dedicated snowmobile routes have been established along specific county and local roads.
Where can I use my ATV in Oakport Tract 2?
Class 2 ATVs are allowed on shoulder areas of improved roadways (not state trunk highways – state law).
The Oakport property I own has a recorded Conditional Use Permit allowing horses. Did the annexation impact the Conditional Use Permit?
No. If your property has a recorded Conditional Use Permit (CUP) allowing horses, the CUP will continue to apply. Furthermore, if the property is sold, the CUP will apply to future owners.