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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.

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.