City of DeLand earns Green Achievement Award from Florida Green Building Coalition
The City of DeLand was recently recognized by the Florida Green Building Coalition as one of the greenest cities in the state.
Town Hall meeting scheduled with Fire Chief candidates
City residents will have an opportunity to meet with candidates vying to be the next fire chief for the DeLand Fire Department.
DeLand Fire responds to fire; rescues dog
(DeLand, FL) – A six-year-old Weimaraner was rescued by firefighters responding to a house fire on West Fiesta Key Loop Wednesday, January 16.
Cold weather shelter to open Tuesday night
The City of DeLand will open its cold weather shelter Tuesday night
Leigh Matusick Airport Management Center to open by early 2019
Formally named the Leigh Matusick Airport Management Center in honor of retiring longtime City Commissioner and Vice Mayor Leigh Matusick, the center will soon become a hub for airport operations.
Mayor Apgar column on Amendment 1
Mayor Bob Apgar recently wrote a column to the Daytona Beach News-Journal on Amendment 1, which will be on the ballot on November 6. We have provided the text version of that column.
DeLand earns Florida Green Building Coalition Gold Certification
The City of DeLand is proud to announce it has earned gold-level certification under the Florida Green Building Coalition’s Florida Green Local Government designation program.
American Legion Orange Baker Post ribbon cutting set for October 20
Officials are set to christen American Legion Orange Baker Post 187 following an extensive renovation of the historic building.
Fire Chief Dan Hanes passes away at age 59
Fire Chief Dan Hanes passed away October 4 following complications after suffering from a cardiac emergency on September 23
DeLand Grant Program Applications Now Available
The City of DeLand, through the MainStreet DeLand Association, is now accepting applications for six competitive grant programs designed to encourage building improvements within the downtown redevelopment area.
Fire Department Pumper Pull to raise funds for Childhood Cancer Foundation
The DeLand Fire Department is challenging the community to show some muscle to fight childhood cancer.
National Night Out set for October 2
Residents are invited to meet members of the DeLand Police and Fire Department for National Night Out.
Events/road closures scheduled
The event season is beginning to ramp up in DeLand, meaning plenty of fun for the family as well as some road closures.
Utility customer billing discrepancy corrected
A clerical error was discovered that resulted in many of the city’s utilities customers being under-billed for sewer service in September.
Charles Paiva appointed to the DeLand City Commission
Charles Paiva was appointed Monday to serve in Seat 2 of the DeLand City Commission.
Thirteen candidates apply for City Commission seat
Thirteen residents have applied to be appointed to the City Commission Seat 2.
Hurricane season starts June 1
Hurricane season begins June 1, make sure you are prepared!
City of DeLand and Stetson University to host its first-ever NCAA Baseball Regional
The City of DeLand and Stetson University are preparing to host its first-ever NCAA Baseball Regional as the Hatter baseball team looks to extend its historic season and advance to the College Baseball World Series. On Sunday, DeLand’s Melching Field at Conrad Park was chosen as one of 16 host sites for the NCAA Regionals.
Hometown Heroes Military Banner Program accepting applications
A new banner program will look to honor active or past military veterans in the heart of Downtown DeLand.
Skate Park closed for maintenance
Please be advised that the Skate Park will be closed for maintenance April 23-27 and Freedom Playground will be closed for maintenance May 7-11.
City of DeLand named Tree City USA for 30th consecutive year
(DeLand, FL) – The City of DeLand has been designated by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA for the 30th consecutive year.
Daniel Hanes named DeLand Fire Chief
Chief Hanes has more than 35 years of experience with the fire service in Florida. He has served as Fire Chief for the City of West Palm Beach and Fernandina Beach to go along with the 28 years of service with the Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Department.
Hurricane Irma debris pickup update
As of Tuesday, the city’s contractor had collected 90 percent of Hurricane Irma storm debris, which amounts to 99,039 cubic yards of debris. That is enough to fill more than 30 Olympic-sized swimming pools and as large as 13 Goodyear blimps put together.