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City of Bushnell, Florida

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ADA Coordinator and Information

Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

 


In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the City of Bushnell will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. Employment: The City of Bushnell does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA. Effective Communication:  The City of Bushnell will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communications for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in City of Bushnell’s programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing or vision impairments. Modifications to Policies and Procedures: The City of Bushnell will make all reasonable modifications to policies or procedures to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcome in City of Bushnell’s facilities/properties, even where pets are generally prohibited.

 

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity of the City of Bushnell, should contact the City’s ADA/Section 504 Coordinator as soon as possible but no later than forty-eight (48) hours before the scheduled event.   Contact information for the City’s ADA/Section 504 Coordinator is as follows:

 

Kelly Marcoux, Assistant City Clerk, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator
117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue (PO Box 115), Bushnell, Florida 33513
VOICE:          352-793-2591
FASCIMILE:   352-793-2711
Email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The ADA does not require the City of Bushnell to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden. Complaints that a program, service or activity of the City of Bushnell is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator as listed above. The City of Bushnell will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012 15:36

M-WBE/Fair Housing/EEO

Written by

Minority and Women Business Enterprises (M/WBE) (Supplier Diversity)



The City of Bushnell is committed to supplier diversity in the performance of all contracts associated with Federal and State funding projects. For projects funded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the City and the Bidder/Contractor are required to make good faith efforts to encourage the participation of minority owned and woman owned and small business enterprises in accordance with applicable laws.

The City of Bushnell will maintain a list of certified minority- and women-owned businesses that operate in its region. The City shall use this list to solicit businesses to bid on CDBG-funded activities and shall provide a copy of the list to prime contractors to use when they hire subcontractors.

 

The Bidder/Contractor will be required to submit documentation to reflect the affirmative action steps taken to utilize certified minority- and women-owned businesses in the work and the intended use of these companies in the work.   Documentation shall include evidence that qualified minority and women’s businesses have been solicited for subcontracting work and/or supplies, as may be needed to complete the work. The list of certified minority- and women-owned businesses that operate in the City of Bushnell region can be found at the following web address:

Florida Department of Management Services, Office of Supplier Diversity
https://vendorstrator.dms.myflorida.com/directory

The Bidder/Contractor will be responsible for participating in these affirmative steps and providing documentation to that effect.

 

Fair Housing

Coordinator and Information 

It is the policy of the City of Bushnell, in keeping with the laws of the United States of America and the spirit of the Constitution of the State of Florida, to promote through fair, orderly and lawful procedure the opportunity for each person so desiring to obtain housing of such person's choice in this county, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, familial status, handicap, or age, and, to that end, to prohibit discrimination in housing by any person.
 

 

"Accents" is a short public service announcement about housing discrimination. It was jointly produced by the Ad Council, HUD, and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund.  Here's the link -->  http://youtu.be/84k2iM30vbY

For more information on Fair Housing, contact for the Fair Housing Coordinator as follows:

Joy Coleman, City Clerk, Fair Housing Coordinator
117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue (PO Box 115), Bushnell, Florida 33513
VOICE:  352-793-2591
FASCIMILE:  352-793-2711
Email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Coordinator and Information


The City of Bushnell certifies that it complies with the Equal Employment Opportunity Laws of the United States and that it shall require contractors that it hires with funds provided through the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) to comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity Laws of the United States. Towards this end, the City shall have in place an equal employment opportunity resolution or ordinance that protects its applicants and employees and the applicants and employees of its contractors from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or genetics. The resolution is on file with the City. To arrange an appointment to view the resolution or to obtain a copy, or if you have any questions regarding equal employment opportunity or to register a complaint, contact:

Kelly Marcoux, Human Resources Director, EEO/Affirmative Action Coordinator
117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue (PO Box 115), Bushnell, Florida 33513
VOICE:   352-793-2591
FASCIMILE:   352-793-2711
Email:     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Annexation Information

ANNEXATION INFORMATION

Becoming a part of the Municipal City Limits

Thank you for considering the City of Bushnell. Annexation into the city limits will allow you to take advantage of city services. Bushnell offers water, electric, refuse and sewer services to select areas of the city, competitive rates and quality customer service.

Here are some facts you should know if you are thinking about annexation:

1. Water Service and Electric Service are available to most locations - check City Hall for current connection fees and deposits. Wastewater Service is also available to select areas. Contact the administration office for detailed service information.

2. Sanitation Service - The City provides garbage pickup 2 days a week for both residential and commercial customers, with 1 day a week for residential yard trash. Commercial service can be modified to suit your business's personal needs. Once a year, the City has Bushnell Clean Up Month, which allows all city residents to do spring-cleaning and dispose of anything, except hazardous materials and tires, with NO charge.

3. Each resident or property owner of Bushnell is governed by the Code of Ordinances, and subject to all laws contained therein as adopted by City Council. A copy of the Bushnell Code of Ordinances is available for public inspection upon request.

4. Each resident or property owner of Bushnell is entitled to have a right to vote in the City's Municipal Elections.

5. A public utility tax is levied upon any service provided to city residents, such as, electric, water, telephone, L.P. gas and fuel oil. This tax will be charged on the bill provided by each individual company you may have business with.

6. A franchise fee is levied upon city residents by electric, telephone, and cable companies that provide that particular service to a city resident. This tax will be charged on the bill provided by each individual company you may have business with.

7. City police response time is an average of 4 minutes or less if you are a city resident. If you have an emergency, dial 911.

8. Your real property will be assessed an ad valorem tax on city property.

9. Your Building, Planning, & Zoning needs will be met by City requirements, and subject to municipal Land Development Regulations.

10. The City of Bushnell will pay all legal and administrative expenses required for annexation on real property less than ten (10) acres in size. Any expenses incurred due to a request for contraction will be borne by the property owner.

Please review the information provided and feel free to contact City Hall for any questions regarding the impact of annexation on your property. This is only a brief listing of important information concerning annexation.

The City of Bushnell is "Committed to the Quality of Life" for all citizens.

City of Bushnell, PO Box 115, 117 E. Joe P. Strickland Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-2591 phone/(352) 793-2711 fax
For questions or comments contact Denise Lee, Director of Zoning & Code Enforcement at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Parks and Recreation Division

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PARKS AND RECREATION DIVISION
211 Southland Place
PO Box 115
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-3907
Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

The Parks and Recreation Division is responsible for , but not limited to, the following:

  • The maintenance of all three City-owned parks (Kenny Dixon Sports Complex, Bushnell Community Center, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Park), i.e. mowing, ball field preparation, restroom and grounds cleaning
  • Coordinating the usage of all park facilities
  • Cleaning and maintenance of Community Center for various functions
  • Applying for grant funding for Parks and Playground projects
  • Overseeing and implementing the development of proposed projects
  • Purchasing of small items and recommendations on larger purchase items


For more information about renting the Bushnell Community Center, see the links below:

Community Center Rental Fee Information Sheet

Community Center Rental Application

For more information regarding ball field or concession stand usage for the Kenny Dixon Sports Complex, see the links below and contact Michael Eastburn at 352-793-3907:

Athletic Facility Rules and Regulations

Facility Use Application for Leagues

Application for League use of Concessions Stands

Facility Use Application

For any additional information, contact the Parks and Recreation Division.

Sanitation Division

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

SANITATION DIVISION
211 Southland Place
PO Box 115
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-3907
Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

The Sanitation Division is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Residential and commercial refuse removal and disposal

  • Preventative maintenance of refuse vehicles

  • Miscellaneous refuse removal and disposal

  • Repair and maintenance of refuse containers

  • Recommendation of large purchases of vehicles and equipment

 

For more information, contact the Sanitation Division.

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