Orange County Vice-Mayor Siplin Hosted a Workshop of Orange County FY 2017-18 Budget and Secured Funding for Small Non-Profits

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Source: Office of Orange County Vice-Mayor Victoria Siplin // On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Vice-Mayor Victoria P. Siplin hosted a budget workshop in Pine Hills in an effort to keep District 6 citizens engaged and informed. The presentation was conducted by senior staff in the Office of Management & Budget (OMB), who provided an overview of the annual budget’s funding sources and how the County allocates its financial resources to programs and services.

“I wanted to bring the budget presentation to the community because I want my constituents to be educated about how their tax dollars help keep the County running efficiently and fund the services we all enjoy,” stated Vice-Mayor Siplin.

Staff from Orange County Citizens’ Commission for Children highlighted Vice-Mayor Siplin’s 2015 fiscal initiative that allocated two-hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.00) to help fund small non-profits under Orange County Family Services Department’s Small-Scale CRP process. Vice-Mayor Siplin championed this policy to help small organizations successfully compete for financial resources.

Vice-Mayor Victoria P. Siplin is the Commissioner for Orange County District 6, which includes a significant number of small organizations that offer vital programs and services for families, but are unable to secure grants.

For more information, please contact her office at (407) 836-5409.

Leave a Reply


World Health Organization (WHO) Launches Health for All Film Festival 2020

WHO is launching its first ever film festival on 16, 21 and 22 May 2020.…

Domingo won’t perform at Tokyo Olympics cultural events

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said Friday opera legend Placido Domingo has…

Residents of northeast Syria city pelt departing US troops

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Angry over the U.S. withdrawal, residents of a Kurdish-dominated Syrian city…

Mission Resolve Foundation Purchases Forklifts and Provides Forklift Training to NEMA Grand Bahama

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Source: Mission Resolve Foundation // Mission Resolve Foundation purchased…

Ukraine reviews case into company that employed Biden son

ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s Prosecutor General said on Friday that his office is reviewing…

Court calls US “enhanced interrogation techniques” torture

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal court in San Francisco took the unusual step of…