Sustainability

BCC Meeting

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Proposes $3.96 Billion Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget at Orange County’s Board of County Commissioners July Work Session

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has proposed a $3.96 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 budget for Orange County that is balanced and does not...

Mayor Jacobs’ Sustainability Awards Recognizes Aquaponics STEM Learning Project at Wekiva High School

Mayor Jacobs’ Sustainability Awards Recognizes Aquaponics STEM Learning Project at Wekiva High School

For the first time since the launch of Orange County’s sustainability plan, “Our Home for Life,” the Orange County Sustainable Development Awards were presented...

OCCC Gardens

Orange County Convention Center Completes Sustainable Center-to-Table Gardens

Orange County’s leadership joined Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) staff members and sustainability industry leaders to celebrate the completion of the Center-to-Table Gardens at...

Orange County Recognizes Winners of Jefferson Awards’ Lead360 Challenge

Orange County Recognizes Winners of Jefferson Awards’ Lead360 Challenge

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently recognized a group of young citizens in Central Florida who participated in the Jefferson Awards Lead360 Challenge. The...

Orange County Employees Plant Sustainable Garden

Orange County Employees Plant Sustainable Garden

A living example of Orange County’s Sustainable Plan, “Our Home for Life,” the Employee Plant Sustainable Garden has become a focal point at the...

New Solar Co-op Shines in Orange County

New Solar Co-op Shines in Orange County

Orange County homeowners looking to add solar power to their homes have the opportunity to do so at a discount through a new solar...

Orange County Celebrates Building Safety Month

Orange County Celebrates Building Safety Month

Orange County Government’s Division of Building Safety in conjunction with the International Code Council (ICC) celebrated Building Safety Month (BSM) in May. This year’s...

Mayor Jacobs at State of the County Address

Mayor Jacobs Delivers 2016 State of the County Address

On Earth Day, April 22, Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed the community to the 2016 State of the County address at the Hyatt Regency Orlando...

Mayor Jacobs with personnel for Natural Gas Fueling Facility

Nation’s Largest Public-Private Natural Gas Fueling Facility Opens in Orange County

Orange County is now home to the largest public-private compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility in the nation.