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04/28/2017 Cypress Creek High School Student Recognized With Charles T. Smith Community Service Award
Cypress Creek High School Student Recognized with Charles T. Smith Community Service Award
04/27/2017 Updated School Siting Ordinance Passes
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners joined Orange County School Board Chairman Bill Sublette, Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) Superintendent Barbara Jenkins and OCPS Board members to announce the passing of the updated school siting ordinance and participated in a ceremonial signing on April 26.
04/18/2017 Orange County Fire Rescue Partners With Habitat For Humanity To Install Fire Protection Systems In Local Habitat Homes
Orange County Fire Rescue (OCFR) is in continuous search of innovative ways to improve the chance of a family’s survival in the event of a fire in the home. OCFR is proud to have recently initiated partnerships with key local agencies and businesses in an effort to deliver the latest in home fire safety to a family who will move into a rehabilitated Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando home. It was the first time the fire rescue organization teamed up with Habitat for such an endeavor.
03/28/2017 Orange County Government Celebrates New Affordable Housing Community Groundbreaking In Apopka
In an effort to address the shortage of affordable housing for low-and very low-income households in Orange County, the County is utilizing $724,000 of INVEST funds for construction activities related to the site development of Arbor Bend and Juniper Bend.
03/24/2017 Roads And Drainage Paves The Way For New And Existing Roadways Throughout Orange County
With more than 1.25 million citizens who travel throughout 903 square miles in Orange County, Orange County Government maintains 2,900 miles of large roadway network. That is the equivalent of a one-way road trip to Canada from Orange County, Fla. Each year, the County maintains and repairs 180 to 200 miles of roadways.
03/22/2017 Mayor Jacobs Honors The Legacy Of Arnold Palmer And Unveils Expressway Sign
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs honored the legacy of the late golf icon Arnold Palmer at the Arnold Palmer Invitational (API) in Bay Hill on March 11 and recognized the impact of his life’s work as a philanthropist and ambassador of goodwill.