The City of Kissimmee announces that Church Street between Dakin Avenue and Monument Avenue will be closed for the City’s Employee Memorial Service on Friday, March 25 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Detour signs will be in place to direct traffic to alternate routes.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the City of Kissimmee recognized a group of diverse local women for their positive influences in our community. During last night’s City Commission meeting, Vice Mayor Wanda Rentas presented the women with certificates of honor.
The City of Kissimmee is offering a Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program this summer, for youth going into 9th thru 12th grades. This training program prepares students to assist the summer camp counselors at Camp Discovery and gain job related experience while earning community service hours.
On March 12, 2016, the City of Kissimmee will be participating in the 2016 Florida Expo, hosted in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Annually, the Florida Expo provides a showroom floor for participating Florida communities to provide information to Puerto Rican’s interested in leaving the island.
The City of Kissimmee announces its Annual Employee Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 25th at 10:00 a.m. in front of Kissimmee City Hall. The City of Kissimmee, Toho Water Authority and Kissimmee Utility Authority will all contribute to this program to remember their employees that have passed and honor those that have retired.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department will be offering “Spring Break Camp” from March 14th thru the 18th and on Monday, March 21st from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. each day.
Today, more than 200 volunteers from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the City of Kissimmee, Community Vision and Central Avenue Elementary School along with organizers from KaBOOM! and Kissimmee residents teamed up to build a new community playground at Central Avenue Elementary.
More than 200 volunteers from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, City of Kissimmee, Community Vision, Central Avenue Elementary, organizers from KaBOOM! and the community will join forces on Tuesday, March 1, to give area kids the childhood they deserve by building a new playground at Central Avenue Elementary School.
The City of Kissimmee announces the availability of funds for Program Year 2016-2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Service projects. There is $83,081 in funding available for this upcoming fiscal year. The funds may be used for various public service activities that principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons.
The City of Kissimmee will replace signal cabinets at 39 different intersections throughout the city, beginning this month. The City has awarded Traffic Control Devices, Inc. the contract to upgrade the traffic signal devices.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department is seeking women’s and men’s softball teams for the 2016 Adult Spring Softball Season, which will be held at the Fortune Road Athletic Complex.
The City of Kissimmee announces that Oak Street from Vine Street to Lawrence Silas Boulevard will be closed to through traffic starting Monday, February 15th, 2016 thru February 10th, 2017. This northern most portion of Oak Street in the area of the Mill Creek Mall will be open to traffic with various lane closures and lane shirts during the duration of this phased work.
The City of Kissimmee and All Stars Are Bright are currently accepting registrations for the Spring Junior Magic Basketball League for players ages 3-7 and 8-17, now through February 19th.
The City of Kissimmee is hosting two events this spring, as part of the Kissimmee Night Out series. Kissimmee Night out will host a Wine and Canvas event in April and an evening of BIN-GLO this May.
The City of Kissimmee will display artwork created for the Kenton’s Kowboy Classic 2016 Scholarship Challenge during the month of February. The artwork was created by Osceola County High School students, who competed for eight $500 scholarships.
The City of Kissimmee was recently assigned an initial public rating of ‘AA’ from Fitch and ‘AA-’ from Standard & Poor’s on capital improvement revenue bonds to be issued this year.
The City of Kissimmee will celebrate Black History Month with an art exhibit and two special events during the month of February. Artwork created by Haitian born artist Patrick Noze will be on display at Kissimmee City Hall from February 1st thru the end of the month and can be viewed Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
The City of Kissimmee is hosting a “No School” Youth Field Trip to the Florida Aquarium on Friday, February 19th, as Osceola County schools are closed. The “No School” Field Trip is offered for students ages 5-14 years of age and will take place at the Oak Street Park Community Center from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Beginning Wednesday, February 3, 2016, Mabbette Street from Emory Avenue to John Young Parkway will be closed to through traffic as part of the Florida Department of Transportation John Young Parkway (State Road 600) Road Widening Project.
The City of Kissimmee is currently hiring all summer positions for the Parks & Recreation Department including Camp Directors, Assistant Directors, Counselors and Lifeguards.