Press Releases

Curbside Collection WILL NOT Occur on Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Collection WILL Occur on New Year’s Day, January 1 Orange County, Fla. – The Orange County Utilities Solid Waste Division reminds unincorporated Orange County residential customers that garbage, recycling, yard waste and large items will not be collected on Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25. If Tuesday is a customer’s normal collection day, set out carts, […]

The All-New Orlando Citrus Parade Announces Grand Marshals, Appearances and Performances

Orlando, Fla. (December 18, 2018) – Florida Citrus Sports in association with Parades R Us announces grand marshals, appearances and performances for the all-new Orlando Citrus Parade, which takes place at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 29th in Downtown Orlando.  Grand marshals include actor and singer Norm Lewis; Major League Baseball star Johnny Damon; actress, […]

Orange County Government to Host Citizen Planner Academy Workshop

A Citizen Planner Academy Workshop on Planning Basics will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 450 E. South Street in Downtown Orlando. Have you ever wondered why apartment complexes are built in certain places? How do we determine where parks and schools should go? Come to this […]

Orange County Mayor Announces Four Senior Staff Appointments

Orange County, Fla. (Dec. 11, 2018) – Today, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings announced four Orange County Government veterans for key staff appointments to his new administration. The appointments include: Jeffrey J. Newton, County Attorney: Previous work: Since 2011, has served as Orange County’s County Attorney and has been reappointed to that position by […]

Orange County Parks and Recreation Plans Prescribed Burn

In an effort to prevent wildfires while maintaining natural ecological systems, land managers with the Orange County Parks and Recreation Division plan to perform a prescribed burn on 30 acres, weather permitting today, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Moss Park, 12901 Moss Park Rd., Orlando. County lands are managed as natural areas and periodic fires […]

Orange County Legislative Delegation Announces Public Meeting

Orange County, Fla. – Representative Kamia L. Brown, Chair of the Orange County Legislative Delegation, has announced the following date and information concerning the delegation’s public meeting: Date: Monday, January 28, 2019 Times: 9:30 a.m. – Noon (Government officials and spokespersons for government-related entities) 2:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Individuals and community-related entities.) Location: Orange […]

Orange County Parks and Recreation Plans Prescribed Burn

In an effort to prevent wildfires while maintaining natural ecological systems, land managers with the Orange County Parks and Recreation Division plan to perform a prescribed burn on 40 acres, weather permitting today, Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Kelly Park, 400 E. Kelly Park Rd., Apopka. County lands are managed as natural areas and periodic […]

Orange County Mayor-Elect Jerry L. Demings Announces Four Key Staff Appointments

Orange County, Fla. – Today, Orange County Mayor-elect Jerry L. Demings announced four key staff appointments to his new administration. The appointments include: Byron W. Brooks, A.I.C.P., County Administrator: Previous work: For the past 13 years, he has served as Chief Administrative Officer with the City of Orlando, where he oversees all operating departments in […]