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The Bushnell City Council consists of five voting members: Mayor, Vice Mayor and three members each running on four year terms for seats one through five and each having one vote. The Council Chambers are located on the first floor of the Bushnell City Hall at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue.

An affirmative vote of three members is necessary to transact municipal business. The City Council’s regular meetings are held once monthly on the first Monday of the month at 6:00 pm.

The City Council legislate City Ordinances, adopt Resolutions, approve policies, adopt budgets, set the milage rate and conduct other municipal business.

The current Council consists of :

  • Mayor – Bil Spaude
  • Vice Mayor – Bill Durham
  • Council Members:
    • Joe P. Strickland Jr
    • Dale Swain
    • Karen Davis

Councilman Swain has held office for over 24 years.

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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.

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.

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.

 

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED

SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, The City of Bushnell will be holding a Special Meeting on Monday, June 25, 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 complaints against the Utilities Director and possible action taken.

All interested citizens are urged to attend.

BUDGET SALARY WORKSHOP

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, The City of Bushnell will be holding a Public Workshop on June 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm, in the Bushnell Council Chambers located at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Ave. The purpose of this workshop is to discuss salaries relating to the FY2018-2019 Proposed Budget.

All interested citizens are welcome and urged to attend.

 

The Board of Adjustment and Code Enforcement (BACE) is scheduled to meet on April 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

Public Welcome and Urged to Attend!

You can find the agenda online at www.cityofbushnellfl.com

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF BUSHNELL

Emergency Public Meeting

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, The City of Bushnell will be holding an emergency meeting on February 12, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Bushnell Council Chambers located at 117 E Joe P. Strickland Jr. Ave for the discussion and/or approval to fill a vacancy for an interim City Manager.

All interested citizens are urged to attend.

City Clerk
Christina Dixon

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