Community & Services

Mayor Demings stands on stage. The words State of the County are in the background.

Mayor Demings Delivers 2019 State of the County to Great Turnout at Orange County Convention Center

On May 16, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings welcomed nearly 1,500 citizens and community leaders to the 2019 State of the County address at the Orange County Convention Center.

“My earnest commitment as your Mayor is to do everything in my power to move Orange County forward” said Mayor Demings at the Linda Chapin Theater in the West Concourse. “Now is the time to move forward, and not go back. Now is the time to build a better quality of life, not only for us, but for generations to come.”

A man and a woman stand before a clerk of the courts with their hands raised, palms out

A Closer Look: Orange County Clerk of Courts

The office of the Orange County Clerk of Courts, led by Tiffany Moore Russell, maintains more than 47 million digital court documents, as well...

Mayor Demings is being shown a baby bat while Commissioner Gomez Cordero stands behind him and peeks over his shoulder.
Two Orange County Tax Collector employees canvasing a neighborhood

A Closer Look: Orange County Tax Collector’s Office

If you saw the Disney film “Zootopia”, you probably had a good laugh at the Department of Motor Vehicles’ (DMV) expense. In one...

Sam Fowler, Member Services representative for Orlando City Soccer, is sitting outside with a dozen young children, some of whom are holding up books.

Head Start Guest Reading Event a Success

The Guest Reader program was brought to the Orange County Head Start classrooms more than 22 years ago by Literacy Coordinator with Orange...

A group photo of children and orange county staff in the Board of County Commissioner's chambers. Mayor Demings is standing in the middle of the crowd of smiling children.

Orange County Government Celebrates Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Orange County Government and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) recently hosted the children of employees for an afternoon of learning and fun as...

Two men inside a building, standing by six car-size containers full of water and fish. Behind them is a newly painted mural depicting a lake and wildlife.

Orange County Mosquito Control Employee Paints Vibrant and Educational Mural

When Dave Pelley, program manager and biologist with Orange County Mosquito Control, was tasked with cleaning out an outdoor storage room at Mosquito...

A man is pulling some weeds from a grassy patch that abuts a body of water. He's standing in the water.
Permit Analyst Elsa Guilbe greets a guest during Building Safety Customer Appreciation Day

Orange County Government Focuses on Training during “Building Safety Month” in May

The month of May is recognized as Building Safety Month by the U.S. Government and other government agencies around the world. Building Safety Month...

Central Florida International Trade Office Program Manager Christopher Leggett stands with Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings as they both hold an award.

Central Florida International Trade Office Celebrates Five Years of Connecting Local Businesses to the World

The Central Florida International Trade Office (CFITO) celebrated five years of successfully connecting local businesses to the global marketplace on April 18, 2019 at...