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.
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.
North-Central Florida To Host Exclusive Innovation And Entrepreneurship Event
Orange County Government recently announced that the North-Central Florida proposal, comprised of the cities of Tallahassee/Leon County, Gainesville/Alachua, County, Orlando/Orange County, St. Augustine/St. Johns County and the Space Coast, has been selected to host the 8th Americas Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ACE), December 3-9, 2017.
ORANGE COUNTY DECLARES STATE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, in her capacity as Director of Emergency Management, which includes unincorporated and incorporated areas of Orange County, issued today a local state of emergency to protect citizens, visitors and properties from extreme fire conditions.