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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...

Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ 2014 Summer of Service a Success

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ 2014 Summer of Service will culminate with a month-long neighborhood improvement project benefiting the Washington Shores community. Organized by the Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization division, the Fixin’ Up the Neighborhood project is an opportunity for volunteers to directly assist neighbors by painting homes and making small

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Hosts 2014 Health Summit

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will host the Mayor’s 2014 Health Summit to promote healthier living and provide information and resources to Orange County citizens. The summit will be held Saturday, August 9, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Renaissance Senior Center located at 3800 S. Econlockhatchee...

Orange County Hosts 2014 Florida Neighborhoods Conference

The Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Division will host the 2014 Florida Neighborhoods Conference July 11 – 12, 2014, at Loews Royal Pacific Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort. Participants will benefit from over 25 workshops that illustrate county programs, answer homeowners associations concerns and questions, and provide assistance with projects and initiatives designed...

Orange County Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Full Sail University will host a commemorative ceremony on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the Orange County Regional History Center. The hour-long event, which begins at 11 a.m., will feature a reading of Dr. Martin...

Loud Noise Ordinance Passed In Orange County

ORLANDO – June 25, 2014 – At the June 24 Orange County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Commission unanimously approved changes to the Loud Noise Ordinance long championed by Commissioner S. Scott Boyd.

Orange County Utilities Celebrates Smart Irrigation Month with Free Irrigation Workshops

Orange County Utilities will host six free irrigation workshops beginning Saturday, July 12, in recognition of Smart Irrigation Month, an initiative of the Irrigation Association, a nonprofit industry organization dedicated to promoting efficient irrigation. Workshops will focus specifically on efficient and micro-irrigation. Information including event days, times, and locations are listed below.