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Curbside Collection WILL NOT Occur on Thanksgiving Day, November 22

Orange County, Fla. – The Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division reminds unincorporated Orange County residential customers that garbage, recycling, yard waste and large items will not be collected on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018. If Thursday is a normal collection day, customers should set out their roll carts, yard waste and large items […]

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onePULSE Foundation Awarded Up to $10 million in Tourism Development Tax Funding by Orange County Board of County Commissioners for Land Acquisition and Design for the Pulse Museum

Orlando, Fla. – Oct. 30, 2018 – The onePULSE Foundation, the official nonprofit managing the design, construction, and operation of a permanent museum to the June 12, 2016 tragedy, today was awarded up to $10 million in hotel-tax revenues by the Orange County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) to help it acquire land and create […]

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REMINDER – One-Day-a-Week Watering Begins November 4

Orange County, Fla. – When clocks change by one hour on November 4, 2018, Orange County residents should also remember to change irrigation timers to one day per week. This schedule will remain in effect until Daylight Saving Time returns March 9, 2019. The time change corresponds with mandatory lawn and landscape irrigation restrictions that […]

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Media Preview – Recycling Pilot Program Wednesday, June 27

WHAT: A six-week curbside pilot program to help improve the quality of recycling in Orange County will begin with 641 households. The program involves staff members looking inside recycling carts and leaving weekly cards with feedback. Each cart will be given a tag ranging from Great Job (perfect or near perfect), Good Try (a few […]

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Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Regarding Hurricane Maria

“As we continue to receive reports of damage in Puerto Rico, the sheer magnitude of Hurricane Maria’s impact on this beautiful island is becoming apparent. With communications still so very limited, we know that many Central Florida citizens and visitors are anxiously awaiting word from their loved ones. Orange County continues to pray for all […]

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Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Regarding the Multiple-Fatality Shooting | June 5, 2017

“First, I wish to express my regrets, my sympathy and my sorrow for the family members and friends of those that we lost this morning. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this scenario play itself out in our community and in other communities across the nation, and it is incumbent upon all of us not to become complacent […]

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