Please be advised – Smoke in the air

Due to the brush fire, there will be smoke in the air throughout the week. This smoke is not a result of a new brush fire, rather lingering effects of the brush fire that is currently contained. The smoke may be more severe in the mornings. If you are in an area affected by smoke, please stay indoors and keep your doors and windows closed to limit smoke exposure.


The City Council/CRA Board will be holding a special CRA Board meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. The regular City Council meeting has been rescheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. The meetings will be held in Council Chambers, 201 N. Holly Avenue, Orange City. Members of the community are invited. Please call 386/775-5403 for further information.

Dickinson Park turns 100 years old!

Some things are just worth celebrating.

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This year, our beloved Dickinson Park turns 100 years old!

What began in 1915 as a bramble-filled lot donated to the Village Improvement Association (VIA), has since become the centerpiece of our small town. For a century, this beautiful space has served as our community’s gathering place. In the early years, one would find musical performances, community picnics, and beautiful gardens. More recently, the park hosts city sponsored … Read More.


A representative from the Bureau of Project Management of St. Johns River Water Management District visited Mill Lake on April 11. City staff gave a tour of the project and reviewed aquatic plants that were added to the northern and northwestern areas of Mill Lake. The sequence for installing the remaining features to improve water quality in the lake, such as aeration bubblers, a fountain and other options to make the lake clearer, was also reviewed. The visit went very … Read More.

Construction of Water Main Looping Project Areas 2

The City of Orange City, Florida is accepting sealed bids from qualified contractors for the following project:

ITB B022-0-2017/DRS, Construction of Water Main Looping Project Areas 2 – 8 for the City of Orange City.  Bid details

are available for download at or  There will be a non-mandatory

pre-bid meeting on Wednesday, April 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.  Bids are due on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Mill Lake Update – Pardon the DUST

Mill Lake excavation is nearing completion, thanks to the recent dry weather.  You may have noticed heavy dust from trucks, especially during windy days.  Our contractor has stepped up their street sweeping, renewed gravel aprons and began watering the roads in order to reduce impacts to our community.  Soon, after the excavation is complete, the earthen dike in the lake will be removed and the water level should rise and plants will be added in selected locations.  Installation of park … Read More.