Guide to Public Works Emergency Response Planning

The role of the Public Works Department is to be prepared to respond to emergencies and to perform preventive maintenance to mitigate negative impacts.  The City of Orange City reviews the adopted Emergency Response Plan on a yearly basis and updates this plan as needed. Public Works Basic Plan: Foster cooperative planning at all City levels by performing annual “emergency response training” Public Works Staff meeting held annually at season start for preparation planning Reduce community and government known vulnerability…

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Quarterly Flushing

Notice to Orange City Residents Orange City Utilities has started quarterly flushing throughout Orange City and will continue through October 31. Auto flushers will be activated between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm. Quarterly flushing is performed routinely to maintain water quality. For any questions, please call 386-775-5442.

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Orange City Storm Debris Removal

Orange City’s Hurricane Irma debris pickup is 100% completed. The city’s contracted hauler, DRC, completed the second and final pass on Friday, November 3, 2017, collecting vegetative debris from city maintained roads. Residents who have remaining vegetative debris can bundle it according to WCA specifications and dispose of it during the normal WCA debris pickup on Monday mornings. The construction and demolition (C&D) debris pickup (by City crew) was completed November 8. If you reside within unincorporated Volusia County and…

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Volusia County Solar Co-Op Opportunity

Homeowners across Volusia County are forming a solar co-op! Co-op members will use their group buying power to get a discounted price for solar panels. If you’ve ever wanted to go solar and live in Volusia County, now is your chance! To learn more about the co-op and going solar, attend one of their information sessions- dates and locations are listed below.  More information can be found on their website http://www.flsun.org/volusia/ Wednesday, September 20, 6 p.m. Stetson University Lynn Business Center –…

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Mosquito Control and Prevention

With the increased rain events, the population of mosquitoes is increasing. The City is monitoring the mosquito population and Volusia County will perform necessary treatment as deemed fit. Please follow the 5 Ds to help avoid getting bit. Drain standing water around the house weekly. Standing water in flower pots, beach toys, puddles, or ditches provide lively breeding grounds for the pesky insects. Dusk and Dawn are when mosquitoes are most active.  Take precaution and use a repellant. Deet is…

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