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PUBLIC NOTICE:

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

CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA JOB GROWTH INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT FOR SUMTERVILLE WATER SYSTEM UPGRADES PROJECT

ENGINEERING SERVICES

For more information, please download the attachment below.

CITY OF BUSHNELL ELECTIONS


VOTING WILL BE ON NOVEMBER 6TH WITH THE GENERAL ELECTION

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. .

The City of Bushnell is seeking letters of interest from Bushnell residents interested in serving as City Council Member to fill the unexpired term of Bil Spaude, Seat #1. Remaining City Council members will select an eligible resident to complete the term on October 1, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the regularly scheduled Bushnell City Council Meeting.

Those interested in appointment to the Council seat must submit a letter of interest to the Bushnell City Clerk, Christina Dixon no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The City Clerk is located at 117 E Joe P Strickland, JR., Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. Interested residents must also provide proof of City residency, a current Florida driver's license and current Sumter County voter registration card.

The selected resident will be required to take an Oath of Office and complete a Financial Disclosure Form for formal appointment.

Inquiries concerning this matter can be directed to the City Clerk, Christina Dixon at (352) 793-2591.

All interested citizens are urged to attend.

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, The City of Bushnell will be holding a Special Meeting immediately following the Second and Final Budget Hearing on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Bushnell Council Chambers located at 117 E Joe P. Strickland Jr. Ave.

The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the vacancy of the Mayor (Seat 1) position.

All interested citizens are urged to attend.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

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

CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA JOB GROWTH INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT FOR SUMTERVILLE WATER SYSTEM UPGRADES PROJECT
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING INSPECTION SERVICES

 The Proposal is for providing Construction Inspection Engineering Services for the Water System Upgrades Project in Sumterville, FL. This project will be using State of Florida funds and will be overseen by the State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity under the Florida Job Growth Infrastructure Grant Program. All DEO standards will apply to this project. All ADA, wage, EEO and DBE requirements must be met.

 An original and five (5) copies of the submittal package shall be submitted to the City of Bushnell, Florida, (Owner), prior to 3:00 PM, local time, Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the office of:

Mrs. Christina Dixon, City Clerk
P.O. Box 115, Bushnell, FL 33513
Or may be hand delivered to:
Bushnell City Hall
117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-2591
Fax (352) 793-2711

 Comments or questions on this request for Proposal, or for a complete copy of the RFP, please contact Jody Young, City Manager at (352) 793-2591.

 You must provide the qualifications of your firm as they relate to this project and the requested services. This information must specifically include:

a: Letter of interest
b: Company Information and number of Florida based employees in the firm
c: Experience and qualifications of the project team
d: Familiarity or ability to become familiar with the project
e: Statement of willingness and ability to meet the project schedule
f: A municipal client list and minimum of three (3) current references
g: Past performance in meeting similar project budgets
h: Brief History of the Firm

Provide only relevant experience & qualifications of each technical person who will be involved in the project
Provide a standard SF 254d basic qualification form & copy of current license(s)
Provide a public entity crime statement

Proposals will be opened publicly by the Bushnell City Clerk on September 20, 2018, at 3:05 PM and filed with the City Clerk. Proposals will be turned over and a selection recommendation made to the Bushnell Council during the next council meeting on October 1, 2018.

Proposals will not be valid unless sealed in an envelope and marked "SEALED PROPOSAL" and identified by the name of the firm making the proposal, name of project, and date and time of proposal opening.

The City of Bushnell reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals and to accept that proposal deemed to be in the best interest of the City of Bushnell. The City of Bushnell also reserves the right to waive any minor technicalities in the proposal review process.

 

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

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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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