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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Printable Henry Valentine’s Day cards

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Happy February! Do your kids (or you) love Henry?As we celebrate love and friendship, we are releasing Henry-themed Valentine’s Day cards available here as a printable PDF. 

Henry “Hank” is the DeLand Fire De...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

City of DeLand to host job fair on January 27th, 2024

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DeLand, Florida – The City of DeLand is hosting a job fair on Saturday, January 27th, 2024, at the Sanborn Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Participants will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from a variety of departments. These incl...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2023

City seeks resident input about Parks and Recreation amenities

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The City of DeLand invites you to help shape the future of our parks.

 

We are partnering with Stetson University’s Center of Public Opinion Research for a research study to gather input from residents on parks and recreation amenities in DeLand.

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

City breaks ground on wastewater treatment plant expansion project

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The city has broken ground on major improvements to its water reclamation facility, an $83 million project aimed at meeting future flow demands, improving discharge quality and reducing the reliance on septic systems in the region.The city held a groundbr...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

City of DeLand to officially open Jackson Lane Memorial Park Playground

Jackson Lane Park

Families are invited to join city leaders for the official opening of the Jackson Lane Memorial Park playground. 

 The project cost a total of $300,000, with $150,000 coming being funded through a grant from Volusia ECHO, which supports e...

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City News
Posted on: July 14, 2023

Construction begins on new Utility Administration building

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The city has broken ground on a new Utility Administration Building – part of a $95 million plan to expand and enhance the city’s public services complex and wastewater treatment plant to meet future demand and reduce the reliance on septic systems in the...

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Posted on: July 14, 2023

Wreaths on Woodland to raise funds for holiday decorations, Light Up, DeLand festival

Wreaths on Woodland

The City of DeLand and MainStreet DeLand Association are teaming up for the Wreaths on Woodland initiative to help raise funds for holiday festivities in the downtown corridor.

Every year, the city displays 47 holiday wreaths along Woodland Boulevard, West...

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2023

DeLand commemorates National Historic Preservation Month with launch of digital historic tours

Preserving Our Past

In recognition of National Historic Preservation Month, the City of DeLand has launched two digital historic tours on Google Maps and Google Earth. These tours will provide an interactive way for residents and visitors to explore the city’s rich...

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City News
Posted on: April 25, 2023

DeLand formally opens permitting process to allow dogs at outside areas of restaurants

Permits for dog dining available

City Commissioners recently approved a measure that will allow patrons to bring their dogs to dine at the outside areas at restaurants in DeLand.

While many of the city’s restaurants today would be considered dog-friendly, the measure approved at...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2023

Annual Tree Giveaway set for April 29

Tree Giveaway

The City of DeLand is proud to partner with the DeLand Breakfast Rotary Club to host its annual Tree Giveaway.

This year’s event will be held from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, April 29 at the DeLand Public Services Complex, 1102 South Garfield Avenue. ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2023

DeLand residents invited to take part in Shredding Day event

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The City of DeLand is inviting residents to attend its annual shredding day event.

Residents are encouraged to bring any documents they need shredded and dispose of them in a safe and secure manner. 

 The event will be held on 9 to 11 a.m....

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

City launches Spare Change for Real Change campaign

Spare Change for Real Change flyer

The city is launching a campaign aimed at raising funds for homelessness prevention services and reducing panhandling in the community.

The City of DeLand has partnered with the Neighborhood Center of West Volusia to launch the Spare Change for Real Change...

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City News
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Greenway Trail extension work to begin soon

Charles Paiva Greenway

Work will soon begin on an extension of The Charles Paiva Greenway.

City Commissioners Monday night approved a contract with Valencia Construction Group Inc. to build the north extension of The Charles Paiva Greenway.

The Winter Garden-based contractor was ...

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City News
Posted on: February 8, 2023

Permit issued for demolition of Putnam Hotel

Hotel Putnam

City officials Wednesday afternoon issued a permit for demolition of the Putnam Hotel.

Axia Putnam LLC, the property’s current owner, had been renovating the 100-year-old hotel in hopes of converting the building into high-end apartments. However...

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City News
Posted on: February 1, 2023

City of DeLand strategic plan update process underway

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The City of DeLand is embarking on a year-long process to update its strategic plan. 

First adopted in 2000, the strategic plan outlines a vision for the city’s future and strategies that should be utilized to get there. It is also a gui...

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City News
Posted on: December 9, 2022

Louease May chosen as city's Volunteer of the Year

Louease May

When Louease May retired three years ago from her job with Sherwood Medical Industries, her friends asked her what she would do with all of her free time.

“I told them I would keep busy by helping people,” said May, a DeLand native. “And that’s exactly wha...

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2022

DeLand Fire Station 81 wins national award for design

Fire Station award

Not only does it look sharp, DeLand Fire’s Station 81 has now received national acclaim for its design.

The fire station, which opened in early 2022, was recognized among 61 entries nationwide in the annual Firehouse Station Design Awards, receiv...

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City News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Winter Wonder DeLand coming back this December

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Winter Wonder DeLand presented by Duke Energy is back and bigger and better than ever!

Launched in 2021, Winter Wonder DeLand is a month long celebration of the holidays, where residents can enjoy the holiday lighting displays and ambiance in Downtown DeLa...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Storm debris collection to begin Monday (10/9) in DeLand

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The City of DeLand’s contractor on Monday (10/9) will begin collecting of debris created by Hurricane Ian.

The city has contracted with DRC to collect vegetative and construction and demolition debris. 

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Two DeLand projects receive ECHO funding

Jackson-Lane Memorial Park

Two projects were awarded ECHO funding this week after receiving approval by the Volusia County Council.

The Charles Paiva Greenway, which runs north from Earl Brown Park along Alabama Avenue to near Stetson University, received a $1.5 million grant that w...

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City News
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Stetson University check-in this weekend

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Please be advised that Stetson University students will be returning to campus this weekend. 

As a part of their move-in process they will be doing a drive-thru check-in at the Lynn Business Center on Saturday. Check-in starts 8 a.m. Saturday and ...

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City News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Eidson Drive connector project breaks ground

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(DeLand, FL) – Officials broke ground this week on a connector road that will give a number of businesses in North DeLand access to a major thoroughfare.

The Eidson Drive connector project will provide companies located in the Northwest Industrial Park, Pa...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Three DeLand officials honored as home rule heroes

The Florida League of Cities (FLC), celebrating its 100th anniversary as the united voice for Florida's municipal governments, recently recognized three city officials -- Commissioner Chris Cloudman, Assistant City Manager Mike Grebosz and Mayor ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Two DeLand projects receive ECHO funding

Jackson-Lane Memorial Park

Two projects were awarded ECHO funding this week after receiving approval by the Volusia County Council.

The Charles Paiva Greenway, which runs north from Earl Brown Park along Alabama Avenue to near Stetson University, received a $1.5 million grant that w...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Eidson Drive connector project breaks ground

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(DeLand, FL) – Officials broke ground this week on a connector road that will give a number of businesses in North DeLand access to a major thoroughfare.

The Eidson Drive connector project will provide companies located in the Northwest Industrial Park, Pa...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Three DeLand officials honored as home rule heroes

The Florida League of Cities (FLC), celebrating its 100th anniversary as the united voice for Florida's municipal governments, recently recognized three city officials -- Commissioner Chris Cloudman, Assistant City Manager Mike Grebosz and Mayor ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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