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Digital Counties Survey 2021

Orange County Recognized as a National Leader in Digital Initiatives

It’s no secret Mayor Jerry L. Demings, Orange County has been proactive in greenlighting initiatives that streamline delivery of government services. That includes encouraging open data, collaboration, and shared services; enhanced cybersecurity; and innovative ways to deliver disaster response and recovery efforts. This dedication to technology practices has served the County well, and now...

Gone But Not Forgotten: Orange County’s Vanished Communities

During the 1880s, the expansion of the railroad brought settlers to Orange County in droves, causing a population boom and the development of several...

Going Septic to Sewer: Pine Hills Receives Grant Money to Protect Environment

In an effort towards overall neighborhood improvement, Pine Hills is working to upgrade several homes and offices from septic to sewer thanks to a...

Orange County Health Services: Ground Zero in Coronavirus Response

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first impacted Central Florida 18 months ago, Orange County Health Services has led the way in providing personal protective equipment...

Community & Services

Orange County Recognized as a National Leader in Digital Initiatives

It’s no secret Mayor Jerry L. Demings, Orange County has been proactive in greenlighting initiatives that streamline delivery of government services. That includes encouraging open data, collaboration, and shared services; enhanced cybersecurity; and innovative...

Gone But Not Forgotten: Orange County’s Vanished Communities

During the 1880s, the expansion of the railroad brought settlers to Orange County in droves, causing a population boom and the development of several settlements and towns along waterways and railroad tracks. Sawmills and...

Going Septic to Sewer: Pine Hills Receives Grant Money to Protect Environment

In an effort towards overall neighborhood improvement, Pine Hills is working to upgrade several homes and offices from septic to sewer thanks to a Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) grant. The goal is two-fold: protect the Wekiva River Basin from septic tank leakage and create redevelopment opportunities along Pine Hills Road. “One of...

Public Health & Safety

Orange County Health Services: Ground Zero in Coronavirus Response

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first impacted Central Florida 18 months ago, Orange County Health Services has led the way in providing personal protective equipment (PPE), testing site services and vaccination site services – all...

Stopping Domestic Violence: Orange County Commissioners Accept Findings

After months of work, the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission (DVC) presented its findings and proposed recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners in late August. The multi-sector recommendations were put forth to address...

Orange County Addresses “Livability” for Older Adults with Age-Friendly Initiative

The number of Americans 65 and older is expected to nearly double in the next 40 years, far outpacing growth in any other age group. Finding a way to provide for the needs of older Americans will be a challenge. In order to address this, Orange County has launched an Age-Friendly Initiative with the...

Business

Orange County’s Pollution Prevention Champion Spotlight: Avalon Eatery

It takes a great deal of careful thought and creative planning to become a Pollution Prevention (P2) champion, and Avalon Eatery has done just that. The Orange County Environmental Protection Division is thrilled to...

Job Alert: Pandemic Leaves Great Oaks Village in Need of Counselors for Foster Children and Young Adults

Working virtually became the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many remote workers want to keep it that way. This has created a challenge for businesses and organizations in need of in-person staff as...

2021 State of Orange County: Five Things You Need to Know

Although the past 12 months have been challenging for families and businesses, Orange County’s future remains bright. That is the message Mayor Jerry L. Demings delivered during his 2021 State of the County address. In his speech, the Mayor highlighted the challenges Orange County faced during the global pandemic but also focused on looking...