Public Engagement

Center to Community Gardens: Feeding the Region

Center to Community Gardens: Feeding the Region

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), in partnership with Centerplate and Urban Smart Farms, continues to support the region through the donation of fresh...

Faulty Smoke Alarms “Spark” Fire Safety Program in Orange County

Faulty Smoke Alarms “Spark” Fire Safety Program in Orange County

The National Fire Protection Association reports almost three out of five home fire deaths happened in residences with no smoke alarms or no working...

A Neighborhood You Should Know: Built Taft Tough … You Can’t Keep a Good Neighborhood Down.

A Neighborhood You Should Know: Built Taft Tough … You Can’t Keep a Good Neighborhood Down.

Approximately eight miles south of Orlando lies the community of Taft, which has a long and storied history of both success and resilience to...

People standing next to a fire truck, listening to a first responder lecture

Orange County Experience Program Engages Residents and Provides Insight into Local Government

Orange County Government welcomed the seventh class of local residents to the Orange County Experience program on Aug. 3, 2018 at the County’s Fire...

Mia Forsman, her parents, and Mayor Jacobs holding a large check

Timber Creek High School Student Awarded 2018 Charles T. Smith Youth Community Service Award

Timber Creek High School senior Mia Forsman was recently recognized with the Charles T. Smith Youth Community Service Award during the school’s Senior Awards...

Mayor Jacobs at Youth Leadership Conference

Seventh Annual Youth Leadership Conference Leaves Lasting Impression with Students

Hundreds of high school students from 26 Orange County Public Schools attended Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ Youth Leadership Conference held at Valencia College...

OC Experience participants

Orange County Experience Gives Residents Insight into Government Operations

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs kicked off the sixth annual Orange County Experience program with local residents on Aug. 25, 2017 at the County’s...

Orange County Experience Program Engages Citizens in Local Government

Orange County Experience Program Engages Citizens in Local Government

Orange County Government kicked off its fifth annual Orange County Experience on Aug. 26 at its Fire Rescue Headquarters in Winter Park. The interactive...

Orange County Receives Awards for Communications and Public Information

Orange County Receives Awards for Communications and Public Information

Orange County Government is the recipient of several awards from the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA), the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the...