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Orange County Hispanic Heritage Committee Seeks to Highlight Artists and Artwork during Hispanic Heritage Month

Mayor Jerry L. Demings SealHispanic Heritage Committee logoWHAT: The Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County is calling for Central Florida artists to submit their Hispanic-themed artwork to be displayed at Orange County Government buildings during Hispanic Heritage month.

HOW: All artists’ submission must include the title of the piece, the medium and the dimensions (including the frame), a digital picture for each work of art and an artist’s statement. Completed applications and high resolution artwork images should be submitted to Ilia Torres, ilia.torres@ocfl.net.

Orange County Division of Building Safety Streamlines Process for Electrical Utility Connections

In an effort to streamline the development processes, Orange County Government Division of Building Safety is working to improve the Electrical Utility Notification Process to increase efficiency and save time for customers. The new procedure will inform energy utility providers that the inspection has been completed and approved for connection.

The Division of Building Safety has established this procedure through direct communication and collaboration with both energy utility providers in Orange County, Duke Energy and Orlando Utilities Commission.

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Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and District 4 Commissioner Maribel Gomez Cordero to Open Crosby Island Marsh Preserve

WHAT: Orange County Environmental Protection Division will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the Crosby Island Marsh Preserve to the public.

Bordering one-side of beautiful Lake Mary Jane, the Crosby Island Marsh Preserve was purchased through Orange County’s Green PLACE Program. The parcel is 243 acres that includes pine flatwoods, freshwater marshes and oak hammocks. Acquisition of this parcel made it possible to contribute land to a 3,000+-acre wildlife corridor, which connects other conservation and park lands in East Orange County.

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