Doreen Overstreet, Orange County Government Public Information Officer
Phone: 407-836-5301

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs to Deliver Final State of the County Address

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will deliver the 2018 State of the County address at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, May 18, at 4 p.m.

In the annual State of the County address, the Orange County Mayor — who functions under a CEO-style “strong-mayor” form of government — reports directly to residents on the state of Orange County’s economy, finances, operations and programs, all of which support Orange County’s superior quality of life and provide the groundwork for future prosperity.

This will be Mayor Jacobs’ final State of the County address — her eighth address since taking office in 2011. While in office, Mayor Jacobs’ priority has been to create a sustainable future of ever-growing economic prosperity and opportunity for all, built upon Orange County’s innovation-driven, forward-focused initiatives and strategic investments in crucial quality-of-life infrastructure and services, including a diverse arts, sports and recreation environment, thriving natural resources, a diversified economy, efficient roads and transit systems, and a broad array of public safety and family resources.

To reserve your seat at this event, please register at The event is complimentary and open to the public. Immediately following Mayor Jacobs’ speech, guests are encouraged to enjoy numerous food trucks on the Seneff Arts Plaza.

2018 State of the Orange County Address
Friday, May 18 at 4 p.m.
Doors Open at 3:15 p.m. | Speech at 4 p.m. | Food Trucks & Music @ 4:30 p.m.
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

445 S. Magnolia Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801

The speech will be televised live on Orange TV, which is carried on Spectrum Channel 488, Comcast Channel 9, CenturyLink Channel 1081 and digital over-the-air on 10.2, and will be live-streamed on Facebook, Twitter and

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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