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Individuals who participated in the survey concerning the appearance of 16th Street are invited to review the final survey results at the link provided below. The following responses will help the City of Orange in making decisions that impact 16th Street between Green Avenue and Interstate 10.
The City of Orange will hold a public workshop concerning the
appearance and safety of 16th Street on Tuesday, November 27 at 6:00
P.M. at the Orange Public Library in the
Ira Williamson Meeting Room. During the meeting, property owners along
16th Street from Green Avenue to Interstate 10 are invited to make
comments and present ideas on how to make the area cleaner, safer and
more inviting to residents and visitors.
For additional information, please contact Interim City Manager, Kelvin Knauf, at 409.883.1055.
City of Orange will be hosting a Home Elevation Workshop in the Student
Center at Lamar State College-Orange, located at 407 Green Avenue, on
Tuesday, November 20, from 6:30-8:00 P.M. This workshop will educate
City of Orange residents on grant-funded projects that will allow the
elevation of homes located within city limits to prevent future
flooding. Home elevation vendors and a grant manager representative will
be available at the workshop to answer questions and provide
information concerning different grant funding opportunities and
additional projects eligible under the grant funds.
For additional information, please contact the City of Orange Fire Department at 409.883.1050. Or Click the link below.
The City of Orange invites the Citizens of Orange and
surrounding communities to help those in need by participating in the 1st
Annual “Share the Warmth” Children’s Coat Drive.
Donations of gently used or new winter coats will be
accepted from November 5 through November 26 between 8 A.M. and 5 P.M., Sunday
through Saturday. Coats may be dropped
off at the following 3 fire stations within the City of Orange:
- Central Fire Station – 501 N. 7th Street
- Fire Station #2 – 1919 Allie Payne Road
- Fire Station #3 – 1717 MLK Drive
Coats collected during the drive will be distributed
at Central Fire Station, located at 501 7th Street, on December 1from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
“This is an opportunity for us to ensure that no
child has to attend school or endure the upcoming winter season without owning
a proper coat or jacket to keep them warm.
A coat provides hope, love, and confidence to a child in need, so please
help us uplift and encourage our children through your generous and well
appreciated donations.” – Mayor Larry Spears Jr.
For additional information, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 409-883-1055.
City of Orange residents