The City of Orange City is currently looking for one (1) individual interested in serving on the City’s Historic Preservation Board for the remainder of a three year term to expire on July 25, 2019. Individuals appointed to this board seat serve in a non-paid capacity. The Historic Preservation Board serves in an advisory capacity to make recommendations to the City Council on historic property, landmark designations and programs that stimulate public interest in historic preservation. Also, this Board advises …

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Hurricane season began June 1 – Are you ready?

Orange City residents, make sure you are prepared for hurricane season, which started June 1 and ends November 30.  It is important to keep in mind that when it comes to hurricanes, it only take one storm to change your life.  Please reference Orange City’s Emergency Management Information as it contains helpful contact information, disaster preparedness tips and shelter information.  Like Orange City’s Facebook page to receive up-to-date information during emergencies.

If you would like to receive emergency telephone or …

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Living with Florida Black Bears

For many people seeing a black bear is a thrilling, rewarding experience. The presence of bears is not necessarily a problem or a threat to your safety. But it is important to remember that bears are wild animals and deserve respect. If you are not careful, you could break the law and risk both your own safety and the bear’s. Follow this advice closely to keep the bears wild and your property secure.

Source: Florida Fish and …

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