‘City Government Alerts’

Meet the Apopka City Council Candidates: Kyle Becker

1520 WBZW, Apopka’s Hometown Station, is bringing you live coverage of the January 27th forum that will include Apopka City Council Candidates for seats 3 and 4. Our broadcast begins at

Meet the Apopka City Council Candidates: Young Kim

1520 WBZW, Apopka’s Hometown Station, is bringing you live coverage of the January 27th forum that will include Apopka City Council Candidates for seats 3 and 4. Our broadcast begins at

Meet the Apopka City Council Candidates: Bill Arrowsmith

1520 WBZW, Apopka’s Hometown Station, is bringing you live coverage of the January 27th forum that will include Apopka City Council Candidates for seats 3 and 4. Our broadcast begins at

Meet the Apopka City Council Candidates: Alice Nolan

1520 WBZW, Apopka’s Hometown Station, is bringing you live coverage of the January 27th forum that will include Apopka City Council Candidates for seats 3 and 4. Our broadcast begins at

Meet the Apopka City Council Candidates: Doug Bankson

1520 WBZW, Apopka’s Hometown Station, is bringing you live coverage of the January 27th forum that will include Apopka City Council Candidates for seats 3 and 4. Our broadcast begins at

Meet the Apopka City Council Candidates: Sam Ruth

1520 WBZW, Apopka’s Hometown Station, is bringing you live coverage of the January 27th forum that will include Apopka City Council Candidates for seats 3 and 4. Our broadcast begins at

Submit a Question for the Candidates of the Jan 27th Apopka City Council Forum!

The Apopka City Council Forum is right around the corner, and 1520 WBZW is giving you the chance to submit a question that may be asked to the candidates on

The Apopka City Council Forum – January 27, 2016

On Wednesday, January 27, 2016 there will be an Apopka City Council Forum at the new CPS Sportsplex hosted by 1520 WBZW, The Apopka Chief and The Apopka Voice where you

Planning Commission Meeting – January 12

Planning Commission Meeting Tuesday, January 12 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Council Chambers, 120 East Main Street, Apopka, FL 32703

Apopka Council Meeting – January 6

Council Meeting Wednesday, January 6 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Council Chambers 120 East Main Street Apopka, FL 32703 Find the current agenda at: http://www.apopka.net/agenda.html

Apopka to Award Prizes Wednesday to Visioning Survey Participants

The City of Apopka on Wednesday will award prizes for randomly selected residents who submitted surveys in the Visioning Apopka community planning program. The prize drawing attended by Apopka Mayor

Visioning Apopka Community Meetings Update

A Mobile Information Station will host its next event on September 12. The MIS is a recreational vehicle operated by project consultants Keith and Schnars PA to gather information for

Vote Now in Salem’s Republican Madness Tournament!

Join our Republican Madness Challenge to vote up your favorite GOP contenders! Just sign in or register, click on the match ups to vote within a round! After three days,

The Business Forum Schedule

Visioning Apopka will host a Business Forum to identify challenges and opportunities facing growing existing business in the community as well as recruiting new industry. The Business Forum September 29

Visioning Apopka Community Forums Schedule

Citizens are invited to attend a community forum to provide their input regarding the future of Apopka. There will be four forums. Each forum will follow the same format, but

How You Can Get Involved in “Visioning Apopka”

Visioning Apopka is about our future. It is an opportunity for our community to decide how we want Apopka to look and function during the next ten years and beyond.

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #034 from 07/7/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show features Orange County Property Appraiser Rick

Apopka is Growing… Great Article from CFN13

CFN 13 Posted at great article about Apopka’s growth: Apopka could nearly double in size in the next couple of decades thanks to the building of the Wekiva Parkway, which

Proposed Development Hosts Open House

The developer of the proposed Ever Meadow project will host an informational meeting for the community on April 23. The meeting will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the

Help Improve Alonzo Williams Park

The City of Apopka is looking for help from residents to improve a small neighborhood near Alonzo Williams Park. The city is applying for a community development block grant that

Sen. Alan Hays proposes funding to clean up Lake Apopka

Article from the DailyCommercial.com State Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, said Friday he is proposing in this year’s state budget to allocate $20 million to clean up Lake Apopka. “I am

City of Apopka to Benefit from Accelerated Wekiva Parkway Schedule

The City of Apopka’s surging economic development – and local employment opportunities – are expected to get an even greater boost from the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s accelerated construction of

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #020 from 03/17/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show features an in-depth pre-view of the

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #014 from 02/03/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show highlights the Lake Apopka Wildlife

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #012 from 01/20/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show featured an in-depth look at

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #011 from 12/23/14

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s featured guest is Lou Haubner, a

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #010 from 12/16/14

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s featured guest is Eric Bennett from

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #009 from 12/09/14

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s featured guest is Penny Seater, Executive

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #007 from 11/25/14

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week Roger and Joe discuss the life

Umatilla city manager heads to Apopka

Umatilla City Manager Glenn Irby has been hired as chief administrator in Apopka, Orange County’s second-largest city. Irby, 57, has managed city government in Umatilla since 2006. He played a

Former Apopka Mayor John Land dies at 94

story reprinted from the Orlando Sentinel He was simply The Mayor. “He will always be The Mayor. There will be no other,” Apopka Vice Mayor Bill Arrowsmith said Saturday after

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #005 from 11/11/14

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This edition was recorded live at Apopka’s Veterans

Apopka-based Orange commission seat has deep primary field

Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka. Five candidates are vying to replace him

Apopka on path to allow Sunday liquor sales

Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that would relax the strictest ban on Sunday liquor sales in Central Florida. Orange County’s second-largest city is the only community

Attorneys, law firms line up to represent Apopka

Five Central Florida law firms and two lawyers beat Friday’s deadline to apply for legal adviser of Apopka, a position that opened last month when the mayor’s choice resigned amid

Apopka’s CAO severance pay doubles other cities, despite state law cap

WFTV uncovered more details about generous contracts for Apopka city employees. In Mayor John Land’s final hours in office he gave nine employees 20 weeks of severance pay and the

City pool, more firefighters on Apopka’s wish list Budget

Apopka’s “wish-list” budget, unveiled Wednesday, includes $1.2 million for a community pool and $1.6 million to staff and equip a planned fire house. But those luxuries are not likely to

Apopka will use a Committee to Screen Its Next City Attorney

Apopka will use a committee to screen its next city attorney after Thomas Cloud, on the job less than two weeks, was asked to resign because his mobile-phone number appeared

Update on Race to Replace Rep. Bryan Nelson

An Apopka Republican, Nelson was unable to seek re-election to the Legislature because of term limits and is running instead for Orange County commissioner. He has throw his support behind

Apopka Mayor Looks into Concerns Over New City Attorney

Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer said Monday he is looking into questions about newly hired City Attorney Thomas A. Cloud after a mobile phone number linked to the lawyer appeared on

Apopka Chamber President Resigns

Apopka-Area Chamber of Commerce President Paul Seago will step down at the end of the month to join No Casinos, an organization opposed to the expansion of gambling in Florida.

Mayor Kilsheimer’s Sunday Booze Ban Decision

Apopka residents have been giving their two cents towards the ban discussion in an open forum, giving their opinion on liquor laws. Currently, Apopka is the only community in Central

Apopka Council Meetings

If you would like to be more active in your community, come out to a council meeting this month and hear what’s going on in your community. The council meets

Youth Art Contest

Are you an artist? Enter the Youth Art Contest! Entry forms will be available on Tuesday, January 2, 2015 at all Orange County Libraries or you can print out your

Citizenship/Cuidadania with USCIS

Southeast Branch Saturday, September 28, 2013 10:30am US Citizen and Immigration Services (USICS) staff from the Orlando office will present monthly workshops on obtaining citizenship. They will host mock interviews

Important School Dates

Back to school is right around the corner, and we have a list of all the important school calender dates, including the start dates for the Orange County Public Schools

City Government Alerts

My Hometown FL is excited to provide you with upcoming City Government notifications so you can be involved with community affairs. Stay tuned for up-coming city government events and notifications.

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