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Rear view mirror in a car

Car Cameras Put the Brakes on Careless Driving, Proving Taxpayer Benefit

Orange County has invested in DriveCams, and the payoff has been beneficial to both taxpayers and helping improve safety.

What are DriveCams?
Devices mounted near the rearview mirrors of vehicles, DriveCams save audio and video recordings (outside and inside) only if a vehicle brakes hard, swerves or has a collision. The unit saves 8 seconds of data before and 4 seconds after an event.

Three traffic lights, one is turned to red, another to yellow, and the last one is off completely

What to Do When a Traffic Signal is Inoperable

Traffic signals provide clear indication to drivers when it is safe to stop, go or slow down. In rare cases, a traffic signal may...

Construction site with garbage piled inside of a large waste bin

Storm Preparation Tip: Secure Construction Job Sites

It is always important that you make a plan and prepare your home and family for the potential arrival of a tropical system or hurricane. It...

Two officers holding two K-9 dogs on a leash as they are sworn in

Orange County Corrections Department Officially Swears in K-9 Officers

The Orange County Corrections Department’s K-9 Officers were asked to raise their paws to be officially sworn in at a ceremony at the...

Community & Services

Global Cultures to be Showcased at FusionFest2019

When Terry Olson was hired by Orange County to create the Arts and Cultural Affairs Office in 2001, he knew it was the opportunity of a lifetime due to the region’s diverse global...

Florida Association of Community Corrections Annual Training Institute Meets in Orange County

This year’s Florida Association of Community Corrections Annual Training Institute recently met in Orange County to discuss best practices, as well as how data-driven strategies and solutions can help offenders and enhance public...

Young children sitting at a long table eating lunch

Summer Spells Hunger for Many Kids

Orange County Partners with Second Harvest for its Summer Camps

Across Central Florida, students have been enjoying summer vacation, but for some children, summertime means losing access to school cafeterias and the nutritious well-balanced meals they regularly receive.

Public Health & Safety

Rear view mirror in a car

Car Cameras Put the Brakes on Careless Driving, Proving Taxpayer Benefit

Orange County has invested in DriveCams, and the payoff has been beneficial to both taxpayers and helping improve safety.

What are DriveCams?
Devices mounted near the rearview mirrors of vehicles, DriveCams save audio and video...

Construction site with garbage piled inside of a large waste bin

Storm Preparation Tip: Secure Construction Job Sites

It is always important that you make a plan and prepare your home and family for the potential arrival of a tropical system or hurricane. It is also important to prepare construction jobsites for the arrival of a storm. Developing an action plan now can protect valuable equipment and make a big difference in how efficiently your...

Orange County Corrections Department Officially Swears in K-9 Officers

The Orange County Corrections Department’s K-9 Officers were asked to raise their paws to be officially sworn in at a ceremony at the Renaissance Senior Center. Corrections Chief Louis Quiñones did the honors in administering the Oath of Office on August 23, 2019.

The K-9 Unit is an important part of operations at Corrections....

Business

Three traffic lights, one is turned to red, another to yellow, and the last one is off completely

What to Do When a Traffic Signal is Inoperable

Traffic signals provide clear indication to drivers when it is safe to stop, go or slow down. In rare cases, a traffic signal may...

The staff of Orange TV posing for a photo with their awards

Orange TV Shines throughout a Quarter Century of Excellence

In 1995, when Orange TV began as a 24-hour broadcast station that televised programming related to Orange County Government services and activities,...

Two employees at a desk examining building plans on paper and on a computer monitor

Orange County Launches Electronic Master Building Permit Program

Orange County Division of Building Safety has launched a Master Building Permit Program, also known as the Masterfile review process, for residential single-family, two-family...