November E-Newsletter
Light Up Clermont 2020 Activities Announced

Join us for a fun lineup of activities with the theme Holiday Enchanted Forest: a Virtual Light Up Ceremony Dec. 4, a Cookies & Cocoa Walk Dec. 11 downtown, and a forest of trees at Victory Pointe Dec. 5 - Jan. 3, 2021.

Clermont City Manager Accepts New Position

Clermont City Manager Darren Gray accepted a new position as deputy county administrator for Orange County Government starting Dec. 14. City Council appointed Assistant City Manager Susan Dauderis as interim city manager upon his departure.
City Council Election Results Announced

The winners of the Nov. 3 election are Tim Murry (Seat 3 -- Mayor), incumbent Timothy Bates (Seat 1) and Michelle Pines (Seat 5).They will be sworn in at a special meeting 6:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 17 in the Clermont City Center, 620 W. Montrose St. A runoff election will be held Tues., Jan. 5, 2021 for Seat 4.

City Enters Phase 3 of Reopening Plan

The Clermont Arts and Recreation Center, Kehlor Recreation Center and Highlander Pavilion reopened Nov. 9 for Phase 3 of the city's reopening plan. Council meetings will remain at the Clermont City Center through the end of 2020.
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Lake County Accepting Resident Assistance Program Applications

Applications will be accepted through 11 p.m. Mon., Nov. 30. The program is funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and will assist residents who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

AdventHealth Breaks Ground in Clermont

Clermont City Council members and City Manager Darren Gray participated in the groundbreaking on Oct. 7 for AdventHealth's Clermont ER and Health Park.
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Businesses Participate in Scarecrow Stroll

It’s the perfect season to enjoy exploring Clermont’s shopping and dining establishments – and to see how many one-of-a-kind scarecrows you can find decorating storefronts all over town until Thanksgiving.
Breast Cancer Awareness Walk a Success

Clermont Fire Department and City Council members led the community in "Fight Like Champions" -- A Walk for Breast Cancer awareness Oct. 31 on the South Lake Trail.
Clermont Police Host Drive-Thru Halloween

Families had a blast driving by Clermont Police Headquarters to pick up treats.
New Businesses

The City of Clermont recently welcomed these new businesses (pictured from top left to bottom right):
Survey on Clermont Community Center Opens

The Lincoln Park South Lake Alliance is proposing a new community center in place of Clermont Elementary School, which will close in 2023. South Lake residents are asked to take this 2-minute survey by Nov. 30 to gauge interest.

Hurricane Season Continues to Nov. 30

Stay prepared. Find resources at our designated weather webpage.

Saving the Bees

The City of Clermont's Public Services Department partnered with a local bee enthusiast to save some local bee hives. Isn't that sweet as honey?!

Call for Photos

This gorgeous Waterfront Park sunset photo was submitted by Carla Oliden. Share your #ClermontBeautyShot with us at

Also, vote for the best photo in Lake County's Adopt-a-Lake Calendar Photo Contest by Nov. 18 here.