Press Releases

Statement from Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings | June 24, 2021

I woke up today to the sad news of the senseless shooting of a Daytona Beach police officer and I offer my prayers for his full recovery. As a Central Florida community, we stand in support of the officer, his family and agency during these challenging times. We must work together to get violent criminals...

Local Water Partners Break Ground on Sewer Conversion Project to Save the Springs

~Key partners join forces to mediate pollution from hundreds of residential septic systems~ Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Utilities (OCU) will begin a sewer retrofitting project next month to help protect the Wekiva River and Wekiwa Springs from an overabundance of nitrates. The plan, a partnership between the Orange County Board of County...

Orange County Government and Orlando Chapter of the Links Partner with Local Organizations to Host “Communiversity” Vaccine Events

Orange County, Fla. –To continue the highly successful  “I Got My Shot” public safety campaign, Orange County Government is partnering with the Orlando (FL) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated to offer COVID-19 vaccines to ensure accessibility to underserved neighborhoods through its “Communiversity Vaccination Strong and Mask to Protect, Unmask to Inform Initiative.” Mobile vaccination events are scheduled...

Wekiwa Springs Septic-to-Sewer Groundbreaking Ceremony | June 18, 2021 at 11:30 a.m.

WHAT:  Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings will host a groundbreaking ceremony to launch the start of a major septic-to-sewer conversion project in Wekiwa Springs this Friday. The sustainability project is expected to connect more than 2,000 homes to the county’s central sewer service. Partnerships for this important environmental plan include the Orange County...