Oviedo in the News
Thursday, May 13, 2021
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.
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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.
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
SEMINOLE COUNTY COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE
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!
THE EASTERN INDIGO SNAKE
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.
CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT UPDATES
Current and Upcoming Asphalt resurfacing of various streets
SIDEWALK CLOSURES - EAST FRANKLIN STREET AND GENEVA DRIVE