Media Releases

Orange County Utilities Honored with Three Industry Awards

~Awards presented highlight employee achievements and facility improvements~ Orange County, FL – This past week, Orange County Utilities accepted three awards at the Florida Water Resources Conference. The awards were presented to two employees for their leadership in the industry and the county’s newest water supply facility for its contributions to improving water delivery. Orange...

Community Action Network Celebrates 57 Years of Collaboration and Service in Orange County

Orange County, Fla. – The Community Action Network was established in 1964 to help American families and communities overcome obstacles to poverty. Over 1000 agencies across the country are working every day to create opportunities and transform the lives of their neighbors making communities stronger and helping families across the US thrive. This year,...

Orange County Public Works cut ribbon on brand new roadway

Holden Avenue extension to connect John Young Parkway to Orange Blossom Trail Orange County, Fla. – The Orange County Public Works Department is opening a new roadway extending Holden Avenue west from Texas Avenue to John Young Parkway.  This extension will allow residents of the nearby neighborhoods to access John Young Parkway and Millenia...

Orange County Commissioners Vote to Advance Sales Tax Referendum to November Ballot

Orange County, Fla. (April 26, 2022) — By a vote of four to three, Commissioners Christine Moore, Mayra Uribe and Maribel Gomez Cordero joined Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings in voting to place a Transportation Sales Tax Referendum on the fall election ballot. This means Orange County voters will have the opportunity to...

Statement from Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings | April 25, 2022

“We are shocked and saddened by the untimely passing of Community and Family Services Director Lonnie C. Bell, Jr. Lonnie was a long-time leader at Orange County Government and was a champion for improving the health and welfare of our residents. As a public servant, his passion was truly working to improve the lives...