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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Health Department accreditation renewed with honors

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Last Friday, The North Carolina Local Health Department Accreditation (NCLHDA) Board awarded the Orange County Health Department (OCHD) Reaccreditation with Honors. OCHD met 147 of the 148 activities for accreditation and will come up for re-accreditation...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Public invited to June 4 open house for Waterstone Fire, EMS facility

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Orange County Emergency Services and Orange Rural Fire Department will celebrate the opening of the Waterstone Fire and EMS Station on Sunday, June 4, from 1-3 p.m.

The new facility will house one fire engine and one medical responder vehicle (Orange Rural...

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

County begins development of five-year strategic plan

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During the Board of Commissioners 2022 Retreat, the Board authorized staff to create a comprehensive Five-Year Strategic Plan for Orange County to lay out the priorities that will guide policies and budget decisions from 2024 through 2028.

The board direct...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Board of Equilization and Review sets 2023 meeting schedule

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The Orange County Board of Equalization and Review has set its schedule for 2023. All meetings listed below will be held in the Tax Conference Room on the third floor of the Gateway Center, 228 South Churton Street in Hillsborough. The Board will meet on ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2023

County Manager presents proposed 2023-24 budget

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Orange County Manager Bonnie Hammersley unveiled her budget proposal for FY 2023-24 during the May 2 Board of County Commissioners Business Meeting.

The proposed General Fund budget is $279.2 million, which represents a $21 million or 8% increase over the ...

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