Monday May 27th
Village Hall will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Trash Pick Up
Trash and Recycling Pick Up will be delayed until Tuesday May 28th.
Village Council Welcomes A New Member
Ken Alfred was appointed to the Village Council on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 to fill the vacancy created by Mark Park's departure.
Mr. Alfred and his family have resided in Orange Tree Estates since 1990. Mr. Alfred previously served on the Long-range Planning Committee.
His experience in non-profit management, regional economic development and strategic planning will be a valuable addition to our Village Council.
Pinecrest Developement Project
If authorized by Council, voters will have the opportunity to vote on the Pinecrest Mixed - Use Project.
The proposed multi-use development is expected to consist of retail space, restaurants, office space, a movie theater, and residential components that are expected to occupy 399,582 square feet along with 247 residential units.
Construction of the development is expected to begin in 2014 with the retail components completed
in the year 2015. The residential portion of the development is expected to begin in 2015 and be
completed by the year 2018.
Most recently a Traffic Impact Study
has been prepared by TMS Engineers, Inc. in conjunction with the proposed PineCrest development.
Click here for further details and resources.
A Retail Market Study submitted by Goodman Real Estate Services Group LLC includes demographics and a proposed site plan.
A Vision Book of the proposed Pinecrest development, as presented by David Lewanski, is available for viewing.(pdf)
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Service Department Construction
The Service Department Facility project is moving forward. After a long process of careful planning, land aquisition and prudent budgeting construction is underway!.
Watch the construction
as it progresses!
Heritage Home Program
The Heritage Home Program is available to owners of Orange Village homes that are 50 years and older.
Click here to learn
about the FREE services and low interest loans.
Specialists working for the Program answer home maintenance and rehab questions and provide an impartial opinion – one that doesn’t include trying to sell a product or service. This advice is absolutely FREE. This component of the Heritage Home Program is what sets it apart from other programs of its kind. Now any homeowner wishing to do work on their older home can have the help and answers they need in order to get the project done properly. We urge you to take advantage of the following FREE services:
Qualified homeowners also have the option of obtaining a low-interest, fixed-rate Heritage Home Program loan, with rates as low as 2.0% for up to 10 years! There are no maximum income restrictions. The owner just needs to have good credit and sufficient equity in the home to support the loan. There are no points involved with the Heritage Home Program loan and the interest is tax deductible! Eligible Projects include:
- Site visits to answer home repair, improvement and maintenance questions.
- Advice about increasing energy efficiency.
- Contractor Resources
- Evaluation of contractor bids and estimates.
- Exterior and interior painting
- Kitchen and bath improvements
- Compatible additions
- Roof repair and replacement
- Basement waterproofing
- Window repair
- Masonry repair
- HVAC upgrades
- And much, much more!
The Heritage Home Program loan is available for owners of residential properties of three units or less, regardless of whether the owner resides at the property. Homeowners receive custom construction specifications for exterior projects and Heritage Home Program staff is available from project start to finish! Learn more or get started by contacting the Heritage Program.
Shared Services/Merger Study
News and information regarding the possible community merger is now available on a new county web site where
you will find press releases, news articles, committee reports, FAQs and more.
Caring About Residents - Encouraging Service
Our Mission is to provide a clearinghouse for volunteer, non-technical help to Orange Village residents. In addition, to create a resource for communicating other volunteer and Village provided services available in our community.
What is CARES?
Orange Village CARES is a volunteer program to provide a “helping hand” to Orange Village residents. Examples of services provided include, but are not limited to:
Assistance will be assessed on an individual basis and is intended to be non-technical and short term.
- Change battery in smoke detector
- Change lightbulbs
- Take recycling/trash containers to the curb/bring back
- Move boxes or furniture that are too heavy
- Fix broken locks
Who is eligible?
Any resident of Orange Village is eligible to receive temporary assistance.
What is the cost?
There is no cost for this service. The volunteers are from different organizations throughout the community and Orange Village residents.
How do I get assistance with the program?
You must first complete the application for volunteer program services, waiver and release forms. Your request will be evaluated and you will be contacted to coordinate the next steps, which may include a site visit to meet you and evaluate the needed services.
Can I Volunteer?
Yes, we are always looking for individuals or groups to volunteer. Please complete the
agreement, waiver and
Volunteers are urgently needed to make this program a success!