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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 – Bill Durham
  • Council Members:
    • Dale Barnes
    • Joe P. Strickland Jr
    • Dale Swain
    • Karen Davis

Councilman Swain has held office for over 30 years.

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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.

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

Project Name: City of Bushnell, Hurricane Irma - Debris Removal

 

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Bushnell, Florida, (Owner), until 3:00 PM, local time, December, 28th, 2017, at the office of:

 

Ms. Christina Dixon
Bushnell City Hall
P.O. Box 115
117 E. Joe P. Strickland Jr. Avenue
Bushnell, Florida 33513
(352) 793-2591
Fax (352) 793-2711

 

For the removal of Brush/Vegetation of the following described Project:

 

The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to solicit bids to remove brush/ vegetation. The contractor shall remove all brush/vegetation from site. Approximately 4,000 yards of Brush/Vegetation.

 

The project site is located at Bushnell Public Works 211 Southland Place Bushnell, FL 33513. Prospective companies interested in viewing the proposed work should contact the Public Works Director, Mike Eastburn, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Mr. Eastburn can be contacted via email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 352-793-3907.

 

Bids will be opened publicly by the Bushnell City Clerk on December 28, 2017 at 3:05 PM and filed with the City Clerk. Tabulations and recommendations will be presented to the Bushnell City Council.

 

The Contract period is 30 calendar days to substantial completion.

 

No Bid Bond Required.

 

Bids will not be valid unless sealed in an envelope and marked “SEALED BID” and identified by the name of the firm bidding, name of project, and date and time of bid opening.

CITY OF BUSHNELL PUBLIC RECORDS CUSTODIAN:
CITY CLERK
 CHRISTINA DIXON
PHONE: 352-793-2591
EXT. 1112

PO BOX 115
BUSHNELL, FL  33513
117 E. JOE P. STRICKLAND JR. AVE.

City Website:  
WWW.CITYOFBUSHNELLFL.COM

On January 5, 2017 City Attorney, Felix Adams gave the Induction and Oath of Office for the newly elected Bushnell City Officials. Vice-Mayor/Councilman Bill Durham, Seat 2; Councilman Dale Swain, Seat 4; and Christina Dixon, City Clerk were sworn in for another term of office.

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