ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE!

Latest Update: We will be closing the Holly and Bannana intersection on Monday the 16th using phase 5 MOT plan  Once we complete the work in the intersection We will install the road base and open it to local traffic as proceed down Holly toward Rose with the pipe. The following is a list of Road Works underway by contractors working for the City of Orange City.  Other entities (Duke,…

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Orange City Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 14, 2019 Parade Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM (end time is approximate) ***ROAD CLOSURE BEGINS AT 4:30 PM*** Road Closure: Volusia Avenue will be closed from Wisconsin Avenue, south to Rhode Island Avenue, starting at 4:30 PM on Saturday, December 14th. Roads will re-open at the conclusion of the homecoming parade at approximately 6:30 PM. Parade Route: South on Volusia Ave, beginning at French Ave and ending at…

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Health officials issue mosquito-borne illness advisory for West Nile virus

An increase in the number of sentinel chickens testing positive for the West Nile virus has prompted the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) to issue a health advisory.  No human cases of West Nile virus infection have been confirmed in Volusia County. However, the risk of transmission to humans has increased.  Sentinel chickens are used to detect some mosquito-borne illnesses, such as West Nile virus. The birds…

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What’s Left in the Growth Management Toolbox?

League of Women Voters of Volusia County’s Hot Topic: What’s Left in the Growth Management Toolbox? Rapid growth is happening in cities throughout Volusia County.  Many citizens are wondering, “What if a local government wanted to say ‘No’”?  Can they?  Find out what tools currently remain to govern land use in our cities.  Join us on October 21st for our timely Hot Topic: What’s Left in the Growth Management Toolbox? Our panelists include: Clay Ervin,…

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Proposed residential subdivision located behind University High School

Attention to those interested in the proposed residential subdivision located behind University High School:   The applicant requested a continuance of the Blue Springs Ridge preliminary plat, which means that the item will not be scheduled for City Council on October 22, 2019.  The city will re-advertise the item once a new meeting date has been set.  The applicant anticipates November 12, 2019, but that is not guaranteed at this time. …

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Evelyn Durant Robinson Playground Dedication

Coleman Park Playground, 210 E Blue Springs Ave. Monday, October 14 at 4:30 pm Orange City Council Member Evelyn Robinson was a trail blazer, a tireless and dedicated public servant and the first African-American woman to sit on the Orange City Council. With her passing on October 12, 2018, the City of Orange City lost a strong, forward-thinking leader and a generous and knowledgeable citizen and adviser. The Orange City…

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