Mayor Demings

Keeping Mentally Ill Offenders Out of Jail Critical in Improving Health System of Care

It’s a reality that most jails across the country house more mentally ill people than do hospitals. More than 40 percent of inmates have...

“You Spoke—We Listened!” Over 19,000 Orange County Residents Weigh in on Transportation Survey Ahead of April 26, 2022 Commissioner Vote

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) will vote on whether to place a proposed one-cent sales tax...

2022 Orange County Regional Economic Summit: Three Things You Need to Know

The annual Orange County Regional Economic Summit, hosted by Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings, in collaboration with the Orlando Economic Partnership, was held on...

Transportation Sales Tax Initiative Relaunched After COVID Delays

Making a long-term investment in transportation is critical to maintaining a high quality of life for all residents of Orange County. On January 25,...

Orange County Certified as “LEED Gold Community”

Orange County has become the first county in east Central Florida to earn the internationally-accredited Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Cities...

Surplus Lots Used to Create Affordable Homes in Holden Heights

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County President & CEO Catherine Steck McManus held a groundbreaking...

Mayor Demings: We Must Improve Mental and Behavioral Health Care

The mental health and behavioral system of care have been overburdened for years, and recent research suggests the situation has been exacerbated by the...

Making Spirits Bright: Mayor’s Toy Drive Wraps Up Another Successful Year

Thousands of Orange County children will experience the joy of unwrapping toys on Christmas Day, thanks to the generosity of residents, County employees and...

Walt Disney World Day

To celebrate and honor 50 years of creating magic in Central Florida and around the world, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and City...