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City of Bushnell, Florida

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The City of Bushnell is currently seeking a Fall Festival Coordinator. Please show interest by submitting a letter of qualifications & proposal before 4:00 pm, Wednesday, March 14, 2018.  This position is contractual with duties beginning in May.  Responsibilities will be to organize activities, i.e. entertainers, suppliers of food, allocation of the booth space, ordering of sale items w/logo, along with all other activities of which the festival is comprised; coordination with municipal officials and department heads; the scheduling of activities on Festival Day; the securing of volunteers to assist the coordinator in the performance of their duties; along with all other duties associated with the presentation of the “Fall Festival”  program.

Mail letter of interest to Attn: Kelly Marcoux, PO Box 115 or deliver to Bushnell City Hall, 117 E Joe P. Strickland, JR Ave., Bushnell, FL  33513, or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Questions concerning this position may be directed to Kelly Marcoux, 352-793-2591 x 1114.

The City of Bushnell is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The City of Bushnell began construction to extend the electric system for the Electric Integration Project. The construction began on January 30, 2018 on Roland Ave. in Bushnell.

At a regularly scheduled Council meeting on January 8, 2018, the Bushnell City Council approved Resolution 2018-01, approving the execution of the transfer agreement between the City and Sumter Electric Cooperative, INC. authorizing the Mayor to execute the transfer agreement;  delegating authority to the City Manager, City Staff, and consultants to take all actions necessary to implement the transfer agreement and close the transaction contemplated thereby, subject to certain conditions precedent.

The transfer agreement is similar to a sales contract and specifies the terms and conditions associated with Bushnell’s purchase of the SECO Electric System inside the City limits.

The City of Bushnell will be updating the website frequently with the most current information regarding the Electric Integration Project.

The City of Bushnell began the process of debris removal on September 12th, 2017 throughout the City Limits of Bushnell.

Public works has completed clearing all roads. Residents are advised to follow the debris removal guidelines below to ensure your debris is removed.

•ALL STORM DEBRIS MUST BE SEPARATED - PLACE ALL TREE DEBRIS IN A PILE ON THE RIGHT OF WAY FOR PICKUP.
•ALL STORM DEBRIS - TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES MUST BE NO LONGER THAN 4 FEET IN LENGTH [Failure to comply will result in charges or debris not being picked up].
•LEAVES MUST BE BAGGED AND PLACED WITH HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE FOR PICK UP - DO NOT MIX BAGGED LEAVES WITH TREE DEBRIS.
•THERE WILL BE NO CHARGE FOR PICKUP OF STORM DEBRIS CAUSED BY THE HURRICANE - WHETHER IT’S CUT BY THE HOMEOWNER OR A CONTRACTOR.

PLEASE REPORT ANY TREE DAMAGE ON THE CITY RIGHT OF WAY TO CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 352-793-2591.

PICKUPS WILL BE ONGOING THROUGHOUT THE CITY.

Residents are reminded that the City will not pick up debris from Private roads or on private property.

Please be advised that there will be a charge for any debris/brush that is not on the right of way by October 11th, 2017.

 

Sumter County will be having a Household Electronic and Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Day [Amnesty Day] on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Lake Okahumpka Park, located at 6085 E. SR 44, Wildwood 34785. For more information about Amnesty Day, please call Sumter County Public Works at 352-689-4400 or visit their website by clicking here.