MOUNT DORA NEWS

Mount Dora Public Works to move while new building is built

Daily Commercial


The Mount Dora City Council on Thursday decided to relocate the Public Works department, which includes water, waste water, electric, public works and parks operations, to a 19,000-square-foot warehouse at 1501 Robie Avenue while the new public works building is being constructed.

City Manager Robin Hayes estimates that construction of the new Public Works Complex, when fully approved, will take about two years or more on the site of its current building on Highland Street.

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Playground at Mount Dora’s Gilbert Park set for demolition

Daily Commercial


MOUNT DORA — Making way for a new pirate ship-themed playground, Gilbert Park’s 28-year-old equipment will be demolished on Monday, Sept. 24.

During demolition, the park and facilities will remain open but the playground area will be off limits. The playground will be fenced off starting Friday.

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From this year's Mount Dora Teacher and Staff Appreciation Lunch


Thank you Teachers and Staff for all you do! 



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Girl Scout tries to rid Mount Dora of plastic bags

Daily Commercial

MOUNT DORA — When Zoe Mueller found out how much harm single-use plastic shopping bags are causing globally to the environment and wildlife, she decided to stand up and change the situation.

She’s starting with her home town.

“My goal is to reduce and hopefully eliminate plastic bag use in Mount Dora and make this program in our city an example for all those in Florida,” Mueller said. “Each of us on average use 300 bags per year. In Mount Dora, we have approximately 13,900 residents. If we could stop using plastic bags in Mount Dora, we can save 4,188,300 bags from our environment this year.”

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