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Explore Orange County Parks With Little Ones in Tow

Orange County serves the community with an extensive park system, boasting more than 15,000 acres of outdoor fun. From pristine waterways and hiking trails to play areas and dog parks, there is something for everyone. “Join us in July for Park & Recreation month as we embark on an unforgettable journey through these wondrous...

Orange County Grants Can Help Beautify Local Neighborhoods

Orange County Senior Code Compliance Officer Steve Marconi was driving around East Orlando when he noticed the entrance sign missing from a subdivision. Someone...

Doggone Fun in Store For Pups at Orange County Parks

Tail-wagging fun awaits canines at more than a dozen dog parks throughout Orange County. These dog-friendly spots provide an outdoor oasis for four-legged friends...

The Heat is On… Stay Safe!

As the dog days of summer settle in, hot and humid conditions have taken hold, and heat index values are beginning to climb steadily....

Community & Services

Explore Orange County Parks With Little Ones in Tow

Orange County serves the community with an extensive park system, boasting more than 15,000 acres of outdoor fun. From pristine waterways and hiking trails to play areas and dog parks, there is something for...

Orange County Grants Can Help Beautify Local Neighborhoods

Orange County Senior Code Compliance Officer Steve Marconi was driving around East Orlando when he noticed the entrance sign missing from a subdivision. Someone had hand-painted the name of the community in yellow and...

Doggone Fun in Store For Pups at Orange County Parks

Tail-wagging fun awaits canines at more than a dozen dog parks throughout Orange County. These dog-friendly spots provide an outdoor oasis for four-legged friends to enjoy off-leash exercise, bonding time and socialization. Fenced-in dog destinations welcome pets at 13 dog parks scattered across the Orange County Parks & Recreation network. Two new facilities were...

Public Health & Safety

The Heat is On… Stay Safe!

As the dog days of summer settle in, hot and humid conditions have taken hold, and heat index values are beginning to climb steadily. Heat advisories will soon become part of the forecast mix...

Tap Water – An Essential Part of a Hurricane Preparedness Plan

In the days leading up to a major storm, stores may scramble to meet the demand for bottled water. While bottled water is convenient, Orange County Utilities’ customers already have a reliable source: the...

Stop, Look and Listen: Traffic Signal Safety Tips

Imagine a world without any traffic signals; chaos comes to mind. During power outages, stoplights often malfunction causing mayhem for both drivers and pedestrians. Here are a few reminders to keep you safe: Flashing Red: Treat the light as a stop sign. Be sure to look in all directions before carefully advancing through an...

Business

Unlock Contract Success: Orange County’s Contracting Academy Empowers and Educates Businesses

There’s a secret weapon to help business owners and contractors become informed on opportunities to compete for more than $700 million worth of County-managed contracts. Orange County’s second annual Contracting Academy on July 12...

2024 Florida Simulation Summit – A Tech Showcase to Transform Healthcare

The Florida Simulation Summit, themed “Transforming Healthcare Through Intelligence Technologies” was recently held in Orange County. Visionary leaders, pioneering researchers and innovative practitioners all gathered in Orlando to explore transformative healthcare and technologies that...

We Can Only Build Better Together: Mayor Demings Delivers 2024 State of the County Address

On Friday, June 7, residents and community leaders gathered at the Linda Chapin Theatre inside the Orange County Convention Center to hear Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings’ 2024 State of the County address. In his speech, the Mayor focused on Orange County’s accomplishments and challenges over the past year. He emphasized its strategic...