City of Bushnell, Florida

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Please join us on December 8th from 4 pm to 7 pm for our annual Santa in the Park event. Santa will arrive at 5 pm and will be leaving at 7 pm so don't miss out.

We will have lots of activities and games for the children while they wait to see Santa.

Santa is sponsored by Suncoast Credit Union.

The activities include:

  • Free hot cocoa and cookies sponsored by Lowery's True Value.
  • Face Painting sponsored by the South Sumter High School Art Club.
  • Letters to Santa sponsored by Connie Mahan Real Estate.
  • Snow Ball Toss sponsored by the Sumter County Sheriffs Office.
  • A cake walk sponsored by the Sumter County Tax Collector.
  • Pinoeer toys sponsored by Dades Youth.
  • Jingle bell toss and mystery stocking sponsored by Nathan Thomas State Farm.
  • Balloon animals sponsored by Heidi Troxell.
  • Ornament painting, Tic Tac Toe, Hopscotch and Jenga sponsored by the City of Bushnell.


We hope to see you there!



Attention ALL City of Bushnell Customers, we are currently accepting bags of individually wrapped candy for Santa in the Park. When you bring in a bag of candy you will receive a 2019 Calendar with energy saving tips in it.

We only have 75 calendars to give away so don't delay! The deadline for bringing in the candy is December 7th.

Please note: CSX has informed us that the railroad crossing at Central Ave and Main St will be closed for maintenance and repair starting on November 14th at 9 am. It will not re-open until Monday, November 19th. Please use other crossings during this time.


The City of Bushnell is currently accepting proposals for the following project:



For more information, please download the attachment below.



Bushnell residents will be voting for the Bushnell candidate of choice (Seat 5) and the City of Bushnell Charter Amendments in the upcoming General Election. The General Election date is November 6, 2018. When you cast your vote for State and County Officials, you will also be able to vote for the Bushnell Candidate of choice. Council Seat Candidates are Incumbent Councilwoman Karen Davis and Tracy Taylor.

You will NOT vote at the Bushnell City Hall for the City Election. You will vote for your City of Bushnell Candidates at your County designated precinct.

Should you have any questions or concerns please call the Sumter County Supervisor of Elections 352-569-1540 or Bushnell City Hall 352-793-2591.

Attention: The Proposed Charter Amendments are attached in Ordinance 2018-07. If you should have any questions regarding the Proposed Charter Amendments, please call City Clerk, Christina Dixon at 352-793-2591 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Please be aware: The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released a public service announcement for a new cyber threat that is targeting home/office routers and networked devices worldwide. [see the information below]


Click here for more information or if you have questions and would like to contact your local FBI field office.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, The City of Bushnell will be holding a Special Meeting Monday, August 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., in the Bushnell Council Chambers located at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue.

The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the Interlocal Agreement for Law Enforcement Services between the City of Bushnell, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, and Sumter County. All interested citizens are urged to attend.

The City of Bushnell is currently accepting sealed bids for directional bores under roadways for the installation of the wiring circuits for the underground Electrical System. A non-mandatory, pre-bid meeting is scheduled at City Hall, 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. for anyone interested in hearing more about the project before bidding.

Descriptions, pictures of work areas, bid sheets, and packets are available at Bushnell City Hall, 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue, or a PDF format is available on the City of Bushnell’s website below. Completed bids shall be delivered to the attention of Christina Dixon, City Clerk, 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue, Bushnell, Florida or mailed to P. O. Box 115, Bushnell, Florida 33513 in time for the bid to be received by our office on the day of opening. All bids shall be delivered by Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 3:00 P.M., and marked “Sealed Bids for Directional Bores.” Bid openings and tabulations will follow immediately in City Hall’s Council Chambers. Bid recommendations will be presented for approval at the next Council Meeting on September 6, 2018.

For information on specifications and bore locations please contact Denise Lee at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Ave. 33513, phone (352) 793-2591, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The City of Bushnell reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to accept bids, not solely based on price. Consideration for the successful bidder will also be based on the ability to meet specifications, delivery times, quality of products, and the bid that best meets the City’s needs and interests.

Please find all documents and information for this bid attached below.

Beginning July 23rd, there will be a road closure on C-475 South between CR-542 and CR-532.

This road closure is to allow for the replacement of the C-475 bridge over Jumper Creek. The closure is anticipated to last for 6 to 8 months.

A detour route has been established and is currently signed to direct traffic onto CR 532 and CR 542 for US 301 use. See the image attached below for the detour route. Local access will remain for properties on either side of the bridge in the closure area.

If you have any questions please call Sumter County Public Works at 352-689-4400.

Electric Integration Project Update Meeting

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, The City of Bushnell will be holding an Electric Integration Project Update Meeting on Monday, June 12, 2018 at 9:00 am in the Bushnell Council Chambers located at 117 E Joe P. Strickland Jr. Ave. The purpose of the meeting will be to give an update on the progress of the Electric Integration Project (this meeting will be information only and no action can be taken).

All interested citizens are urged to attend.

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