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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UHS Homecoming Parade

UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING PARADE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4TH 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM (end time is approximate) ***ROAD CLOSURE: 5:00 PM*** Volusia Avenue will be closed from Wisconsin Avenue, south to Rhode Island Avenue, starting at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 4th. Roads will re-open at the conclusion of the homecoming parade at approximately 7:00 PM. Parade/road closure map – (JPG)

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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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