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,…

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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…

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Focus on Orange City with AM 1230/1490 Radio Program

The City of Orange City is participating with AM 1230/1490 for a series of “Focus” broadcasts, the first episode aired on Tuesday 3/29/2016 and includes Police Chief Peter Thomas and Fire Chief Ronnie Long as the guest speakers. Recorded Episodes: Click here for Episode 5 (5/30/2017) – (MP3) Click here for Episode 4 (1/31/2017) – (MP3) Click here for Episode 3 (11/29/2016) – (MP3) Click here for Episode 2 (8/30/2016)…

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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…

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