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Mayor Demings’ Housing for All Task Force: Final Recommendations to be Announced

WHAT: Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings’ Housing for All Task Force final meeting will be Friday, November 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Orange County Administration Center. The Task Force will provide its final recommendations, including an action plan with a draft report that will be discussed and approved by the Task Force. This will be the final step before going to the Board of County Commissioners for a vote of acceptance of the recommendations before the end of the year.

The 38-member Housing for All Task Force reflected Orange County’s tremendous diversity and talent, and included representatives from all six Orange County Commission Districts, leaders from non-profit organizations and major regional employers, local homebuilders, industry associations, community partners, and financial institutions.

Mayor Demings Kicks off Annual Toy Drive

Orange County, Fla. – To kick off the season of giving in the spirit of a community that works for everyone, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings recently launched the 2019 Orange County Mayor’s Toy Drive at the Nov. 12, 2019 Board of County Commissioners meeting.

This is the ninth year of the Toy Drive, which serves local children in need (from infants to 18-years-old). Residents are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys to participating drop-off centers – no cash or gift cards are accepted. Donations will be accepted until Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.

Orange County Utilities Hosts Community Collection of Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste in East Orange County

Orange County Utilities invites Orange County residents to a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste* Community Collection Event on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Orange County Service Center located at 12050 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando. Participants will have the opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous and electronic waste – free of charge.

The following items will be accepted:

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