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Whether you are looking for a place to spend a lifetime or an afternoon, we invite you to consider Ocala/Marion County. You'll be glad you did!

 

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S Curve Improvements to Start Monday, May 9 
Article Posted: 5/3/2016 8:41:08 AM

General cleanup and improvements to the “S” curve located near downtown Ocala will start Monday, May 9.  Work is expected to last approximately three to four weeks. The project will stretch from SE 1st Avenue to SE Magnolia Extension. No road closures are expected.

 

Ocala Utility Services to Host Customer Appreciation Day May 13 
Article Posted: 4/15/2016 10:58:31 AM
Ocala Utility Services will host a Customer Appreciation Day Friday, May 13 at the Downtown Square from 6 to 8 p.m. This event will be held in collaboration with Public Utilities Week happening Sunday, May 8 through Saturday, May 14.
 

Downtown Road Closures Effective March 14 through June 30, 2016 
Article Posted: 3/11/2016 4:09:05 PM
SE Broadway Street, from SE Watula Avenue to SE Osceola Avenue, will be closed Monday, March 14 through Thursday, June 30. This is to accommodate the downtown parking garage project.
 

2016 City of Ocala Strategic Planning Report 
Article Posted: 3/4/2016 9:46:17 AM
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, the Ocala City Council conducted its annual strategic planning session. The summary report of that session is available for review. It contains an overview of the 2015 strategic planning session, analysis and assessment of current year and strategic priorities for fiscal year 2017.
 

Utility Scam Targeting Customers 
Article Posted: 3/1/2016 2:07:05 PM

Ocala Utility Services is warning customers about a bill payment scam that is targeting utility customers. Individuals and businesses have reported receiving telephone calls that claim their electricity will be turned off within hours unless they make an immediate payment over the phone. OUS will never call its customers demanding payment using any prepaid cards or debit cards. OUS also does not cut power to businesses after hours. If customers believe there is a problem with their account, they are encouraged to call 352-629-2489.

 

Marion County Sales Tax Initiative 
Article Posted: 2/17/2016 10:55:52 AM
On March 15, 2016, Marion County voters will have the opportunity to vote on a one percent sales tax. If passed, the City of Ocala will receive a portion of the tax over the course of four years. The City of Ocala's anticipated uses for these funds include public safety and transportation infrastructure.
 

CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment Page 
Article Posted: 2/4/2016 2:36:34 PM
CodeRED delivers real-time emergency, community, missing person and severe weather alerts to users within the exact area of impact. Alerts are initiated by your local emergency response team and public safety officials who use the CodeRED community notification system to effectively alert and inform residents to save lives.
 

Website Redesign Survey 
Article Posted: 1/13/2016 8:22:36 AM

Website Redesign Survey We are in the process of redesigning our website and would love to get your feedback

 

Ocala Achieves Florida's First CRS Class 3 Rating 
Article Posted: 12/23/2015 2:39:38 PM

Ocala Achieves Florida's First CRS Class 3 Rating On Dec. 1, the City of Ocala was recognized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at the Ocala City Council meeting for its active participation in the National Flood Insurance Program’s

 

Free Wi-Fi in City Parks 
Article Posted: 4/24/2015 2:44:21 PM
The city of Ocala's Telecommunications Department is in the process of implementing complimentary Wi-Fi in the majority of city parks.
 

2015-2016 City of Ocala Strategic Plan 
Article Posted: 4/8/2015 4:00:40 PM
The final version of Ocala's 2015-2016 Strategic Plan is now available.
 

Stop! Think! Pitch It! Ocala Recycles 
Article Posted: 4/7/2015 11:23:13 AM
We are continuously looking at ways to reduce the city's carbon footprint. To better understand the community's perception of the city's curbside recycling program, we are requesting that you take a few minutes to complete the following survey.
 

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