Oviedo in the News

Thursday, May 13, 2021

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Oviedo honors women's lung health and police

The City of Oviedo celebrated Women's Lung Health Week and National Police Week May 9 -15. Visit City Administration on Facebook and Twitter to learn more about these two important causes. To view the proclamations and/or see the presentations from the May 3 City Council meeting, click here.


Two new playgrounds opening soon

The City of Oviedo Recreation and Parks is excited to announce construction of the new playgrounds at Sweetwater Park and Boston Hill Park continue. 

  • The new playground at Sweetwater Park is slated to reopen in June.
  • The new playground at Boston Hill Park is slated to reopen in July.

The City will continue to provide updates as these two exciting projects progress. 

For continued updates, as well as information on all City parks and facilities, visit Rec & Parks online or on Facebook and Twitter.

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memorial-day-1798725_1920Memorial day 2021

The City of Oviedo will hold its 2021 Memorial Day celebration online this year. Festivities will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, May 31, on the City YouTube channel. 

Follow us on social media for this forthcoming announcement!


Memorial Day 2021

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Urban2 will present via Zoom at 6 p.m. June 14. Information on how to join this public meeting will be provided on the City website, Facebook and Twitter when that information is available.


Oviedo city clerk retires after 26 years of service

Oviedo City Clerk Barbara Barbour retired this month after serving the City of Oviedo for 26 years. Barbour is succeeded by former Deputy City Clerk Elianne Rivera. Thank you, Barbara, for your immeasurable service to our community! 


Revamped Roundabout Creates Safer traffic pattern

The roundabout located at N Division Street, Geneva Drive, Oviedo Boulevard, and E Franklin Street is open after crews renovated its curb. The roundabout now includes a truck apron, a graduated curb designed to help large vehicles drive safely around the roundabout and is for vehicle use only. 


prepare for the upcoming hurricane season

May 9 - 15 is Hurricane Preparedness Week 2021, and while living in and visiting Florida offers many benefits and advantages, it is important to keep in mind severe weather hazards and potential threats. 

Every family and business should have predefined emergency plans and always keep an emergency supply kit ready and stocked.

Each Florida county has a designated emergency management program, and residents, businesses, and visitors should also visit Seminole County's Emergency Management website for the most up-to-date and locally significant information. 

Visit the Florida Division of Emergency Management online for detailed information on how you can prepare your home, business, and family for an emergency and download a pdf of the below Disaster Supply Kit Checklist


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Hiring City of Oviedo Job Opportunities

Come join the amazing team that serves our community! The below positions are full-time and come with many excellent benefits! Click here to learn more and apply online. 

  • Fire Chief
  • Utility Tech
  • Building Custodian
  • Maintenance Worker I - Recreation & Parks
  • Plant Maintenance & Electrical Technician 
  • Lift Station Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Operator

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Seminole County is offering COVID-19 vaccines for area residents. Please visit PrepareSeminole.org for area locations, including appointment and walk-in availability.

Visit PrepareSeminole.org for more information, including testing and vaccine availability through pharmacies, stores, and local organizations. The Seminole County Citizen Information Hotline is open Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 407-665-0000.

7 May_2the 9 p.m. routine

We send a friendly reminder every night through social media to head out to make sure you've done the #9pmRoutine: A nightly plan to make your vehicle and home more secure. It's important because thieves often look for opportunities such as unlocked doors and unlocked vehicles. At 9 p.m. remember to: 

-Check your vehicle for visible valuables
-Lock car doors
-Make sure your home is well-lit
-Lock all your doors

Join the conversation with #HeyOviedo and #9pmRoutine or share our posts on FB and help spread the word. 

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The Wild Side of Oviedo

We're highlighting animals found in our community. You'll never know what furry, feathery, or scaly friends you'll find in your backyard!

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The Eastern Indigo Snake is a non-venomous protected native snake. It is Identifiable by its beautiful blue/black iridescent skin. 

A valuable member of Florida’s ecosystem, it preys on many different types of animals, rodents, and even some venomous snakes. 

The eastern indigo snake is the longest North American native snake, they can measure up to 8.5 feet in length!

If you are lucky enough to be able to take a photo of an Eastern Indigo Snake please take a picture and call us at  (407) 971-5682. Let us know the location and date so Florida Fish and Wildlife may track their sightings.


Current and Upcoming Asphalt resurfacing of various streets

Several streets in Oviedo will get resurfaced in the coming months. A regular program of road resurfacing is necessary to prevent City maintained roads from deteriorating to the point where reconstruction is necessary. Traffic will be rerouted during the operation. 

The City will continue to release information as these projects begin and are in progress. 

Project Timeline

  • Mitchell Hammock Road – April 5th to May 21 (7 p.m. to 6 a.m.)
  • Norma Ave / Clonts Street / Whispering Woods - May 3 - approximately two weeks (7 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • S Lake Jessup Ave / Garden Street / Milton Square May 3 - approximately two weeks (7 a.m. to 5 p.m.) 
  • Kingsbridge East / Waverlee Woods - May 10 - approximately two weeks (7 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Live Oak Reserve Blvd - May 10 - approximately two weeks (7 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

These timelines are approximate and may change due to weather or unforeseen events.

Asphalt Resurfacing


Closures to the sidewalks adjacent to East Franklin Street and Geneva Drive will occur during the construction of the Solary Park Project.  The Project is currently under construction and is estimated to be completed in August 2021.


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