The City of Kissimmee will celebrate Earth Day 2016 with a lake and park clean-up event. City commissioners, volunteer staff members and partners from the Health Department of Osceola County will come together to clean up litter and debris in our community. A clean and healthy city is an important priority for the entire City Commission and staff.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department is seeking Umpires for the 2016 softball season, with games taking place at the Fortune Road Athletic Complex. Compensation for umpires will be $20.00 dollars per game with a two-man crew and $24.00 dollars per game when umpiring alone.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department is seeking women’s, men’s and co-ed softball teams for the 2016 Adult Spring Softball Season, which begins the week of April 25, 2016. They are also seeking men’s softball teams for the 2016 Adult Spring Softball Tournament which will take place April 23 -24, 2016.
The Bob Makinson Aquatic Center was recently awarded the prestigious “Gold International Aquatic Safety Award.” The lifeguards at the aquatic center consistently exceeded Jeff Ellis and Associates criteria throughout the 2015 year.
The City of Kissimmee is seeking input from citizens to help determine park and recreation priorities for the 110-acre Lancaster Ranch site. The Recreation Master Plan will be a community based plan that will provide conceptual programming needs, facility locations, funding opportunities and implementation recommendations.
Kissimmee Gateway Airport is anticipating a high level of activity during the annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo, which is taking place now thru Sunday, April 10th.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department will be offering returning 2015 Camp Discovery participants the opportunity to register for summer camp early. Starting Monday, April 4th, returning participants from Camp Discovery 2015 can register early and reserve their spot in this year’s program.
The City will host a public meeting regarding the Lancaster Ranch site on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kissimmee Civic Center.
The City of Kissimmee will host public meetings regarding the Lancaster Ranch site on Wednesday, March 30th at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kissimmee Civic Center. The City of Kissimmee is undertaking a Master Plan Study for the Lancaster Ranch site.
The City of Kissimmee and Kissimmee Main Street are partnering to host the 2016 Kowtown Festival marking the City’s 133rd birthday on Saturday, March 26 from noon until 5:00 p.m. The celebration will include the Kissimmee Valley Rib Rodeo, a BBQ contest sanctioned by the Florida Bar-B-Que Association.
The City of Kissimmee will host its annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza on Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. inside the Kissimmee Civic Center. This family fun event will feature interactive games and entertainment, Easter egg hunts, face painting, music and much more.
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.