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Orange County Government and the City of Orlando proclaimed December 3, 2021 to be “Walt Disney World Day” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida.

Walt Disney World Day

To celebrate and honor 50 years of creating magic in Central Florida and around the world, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer declared Friday, December 3, 2021, as “Walt Disney World Day.” The proclamation took place at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Orlando, with Orange County...

Going Digital: Procurement Office Introduces New eProcurement Software

Orange County Procurement Office has transitioned to an eProcurement Software Solution platform called OpenGov Procurement intended to make the County’s procurement, contracting and purchasing...

Human Resources Communications Team Wins State and National Awards

The Human Resources Department at Orange County Government is currently on a roll with winning numerous “excellence” awards for its outstanding work in communications....

Division of Building Safety Training Program Helps Homebuilders Pass More Inspections

Thanks to a program called “Project Superintendent,” Orange County’s Division of Building Safety is offering training opportunities for those who want to learn more...

Community & Services

Walt Disney World Day

To celebrate and honor 50 years of creating magic in Central Florida and around the world, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer declared Friday, December 3, 2021,...

Human Resources Communications Team Wins State and National Awards

The Human Resources Department at Orange County Government is currently on a roll with winning numerous “excellence” awards for its outstanding work in communications. In 2021 alone, the HR Communications team has won nine...

Orange County Fire Rescue Celebrates Promotional Ceremony

Orange County Fire Rescue celebrated a promotional ceremony for officers, firefighters and administrators on November 18, 2021, the first one since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The in-person ceremony included promotions for two Division Chiefs; Lauraleigh Avery with Emergency Operations and John Westmoreland with Logistics; Assistant Chiefs, Battalion Chiefs, Captains, Lieutenants, Engineers, Fire...

Public Health & Safety

Division of Building Safety Training Program Helps Homebuilders Pass More Inspections

Thanks to a program called “Project Superintendent,” Orange County’s Division of Building Safety is offering training opportunities for those who want to learn more about the Florida Building Code and Orange County Division of...

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 several domestic violence-related issues in the community. The requested action to accept the recommendations was approved unanimously by the BCC....

Business

Going Digital: Procurement Office Introduces New eProcurement Software

Orange County Procurement Office has transitioned to an eProcurement Software Solution platform called OpenGov Procurement intended to make the County’s procurement, contracting and purchasing processes more efficient. The new platform will go live on...

Growing a Business? BizLink Orange is a One-Stop Resource to Help

Orange County Government has launched a new website called BizLink Orange to help businesses as they build their presence in Orange County. The site is a one-stop shop to access entrepreneurial resources including how-to...

2021 Florida Simulation Summit: Three Key Takeaways

Orange County Government’s annual Florida Simulation Summit highlights the region’s multibillion-dollar Modeling, Simulation and Training (MS&T) industry. This year, the event focused on cybersecurity and how the region can utilize the digital twin model – making virtual replicas of physical devices that can be uses to run simulations before actual devices are built and deployed...