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Orange County Approves 2014-2015 Budget

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners approved the finalized $3.4 billion Orange County budget for fiscal year 2014-2015 in a unanimous vote by all those who were present. The new fiscal year begins October 1, 2014. The budget reflects the continuing economic growth seen in Orange County, which has led to...

Art Meets Agriculture – Call for Art

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Commissioners have proclaimed September 15 - 21, 2014 Pollution Prevention Week in Orange County, serving to officially launch the County’s annual Pollution Prevention Awareness Calendar Art Contest. This contest is open to all Orange County high school students, grades 9 - 12.

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Government Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs announced today the collaboration between Orange County Government and the Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County (HHCGOC) to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month 2014, celebrated from September 15 through October 15. This month-long observance of Hispanic traditions and influence in the United States was enacted into law in 1988...

No Garbage or Recycling Collection Service for Unincorporated Orange County on Labor Day

Orange County, FL – Orange County Utilities will not collect garbage or recycling on Monday, September 1, for the Labor Day holiday. Customers with garbage collection on Monday will receive garbage service the following Thursday. Customers with recycling collection on Monday will receive recycling service the following Monday. Bulky items will not be collected...

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Activates New Traffic Light

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will hold a ceremony on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at 1 p.m. to highlight the efforts of Girl Scout Brownie Troop 967 whose civic involvement led to the installment of a new traffic signal near Cypress Springs Elementary. Mayor Jacobs will officially activate the traffic light at the intersection...

Orange County Division Receives National Excellence Award

Orange County, FL – The Orange County Procurement Division has been selected by the National Procurement Institute (NPI) to receive the 2014 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award. The award recognizes excellence in procurement by organizations that obtain high scores on standardized criteria which measure innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity and...