Kelly Finkelstein, Sr. Public Information Officer, Orange County Government
Phone: 407-836-5818

Mayor Jerry L. Demings to Provide Opening Remarks at Citizens’ Commission for Children Advisory Board Meeting

Mayor Jerry L. Demings SealOrange County, Fla. – Orange County Citizens’ Commission for Children will hold the first Advisory Board meeting since the expanded board was approved by the Orange County Board of County Commissioners. The board is tasked with prioritizing services for $20 million in new funding earmarked for children’s programs and services. The Advisory Board will now also include community members with institutional knowledge of best practices for children’s services. Mayor Demings will highlight the Citizens’ Commission for Children’s role in this endeavor and his directives and unwavering commitment to protect and serve the children of Orange County.

The advisory board meeting agenda will include the overview and fund distribution timeline and county/community partnerships.

The meeting is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. The meeting location is the Orange County Administration Center, located at 201 S. Rosalind Ave. in downtown Orlando, in the Commission Chambers on the first floor.

County staff will discuss the report conducted by Forefront Consulting, LLC. The meeting is open to the public and will include public comment.

Note: The meeting agenda is available on the County’s website. The full report is available and an executive summary can be found online at

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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