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

Councilman Swain has held office for over 30 years.

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The City of Bushnell will be accepting bids for the purpose of the Seminole Avenue Milling and Overlay Project.

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Bushnell, Florida, (Owner), until 3:00 PM, local time, March 19, 2019, at the office of:

 

 Ms. Christina Dixon

Bushnell City Hall

PO Box 115

117 E. Joe P. Strickland Jr. Avenue

Bushnell, FL 33513

(352) 793-2591

Fax (352) 793-2711

 

for the construction of the following described Project:

A Bid Bond is not required. However, a Public Construction Bond is required in the total amount of the construction.

Bids will be opened publicly by the Bushnell City Clerk on March 19, 2019 at 3:05 PM and filed with the City Clerk. Tabulations and recommendations will be presented to the Bushnell City Council during the next Council meeting on April 1, 2019.

The Contract period is 60 calendar days to substantial completion.

Drawings, specifications, and contract documents will be open to public inspection at the office of the Engineer or may be obtained from:

 

City of Bushnell City Hall

P.O. Box 115/117 N. Joe P. Strickland Avenue

Bushnell, FL 33513-0029

(352) 793-2591

Fax (352)793-2711

 

There is no charge for the specifications and construction Drawings.

 

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

 

The City of Bushnell will be accepting bids for the purpose of the Jumper Drive Overlay Project.

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Bushnell, Florida, (Owner), until 3:00 PM, local time, March 19, 2019, at the office of:

 

 Ms. Christina Dixon

Bushnell City Hall

PO Box 115

117 E. Joe P. Strickland Jr. Avenue

Bushnell, FL 33513

(352) 793-2591

Fax (352) 793-2711

 

for the construction of the following described Project:

A Bid Bond is not required. However, a Public Construction Bond is required in the total amount of the construction.

Bids will be opened publicly by the Bushnell City Clerk on March 19, 2019 at 3:05 PM and filed with the City Clerk. Tabulations and recommendations will be presented to the Bushnell City Council during the next Council meeting on April 1, 2019.

The Contract period is 60 calendar days to substantial completion.

Drawings, specifications, and contract documents will be open to public inspection at the office of the Engineer or may be obtained from:

City of Bushnell City Hall

P.O. Box 115/117 N. Joe P. Strickland Avenue

Bushnell, FL 33513-0029

(352) 793-2591

Fax (352)793-2711

 

There is no charge for the specifications and construction Drawings.

 

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

The City of Bushnell will be accepting bids for the purpose of obtaining a qualified water and wastewater service provider to perform all water treatment functions, and backup services for wastewater operations. The services will be for a period of six months, with an option of extending for an additional six months, with three additional renewal cycles. Proposals must be submitted to the attention of Christina Dixon, City Clerk, PO Box 115, Bushnell, FL 33513, or delivered to 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. All proposals must be in sealed envelopes and received by the City of Bushnell no later than March 8, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., and marked “Sealed Proposal for Water and Wastewater Services.” Proposal openings will follow immediately in City Hall’s Council Chambers.

For information on specifications and responsibilities, please contact Jody Young, City Manager at (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 proposals and to accept proposals 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 see below the Scope of Work for the Water and Wastewater Services.

The City of Bushnell will be accepting bids for overhead and underground electric utility contract work for the City of Bushnell. Bid sheets/packets are available at Bushnell City Hall, 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr., Avenue. 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 Friday, February 22, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., and marked “Overhead and Underground Electric Utility Construction Contract Work” Bid opening will follow immediately in City Hall’s Council Chambers.

For information on scope of work please contact Joey Chandler at the City of Bushnell Utilities Department, 601 East Seminole Ave., Bushnell, Florida 33513, phone (352) 461-4776 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 see below the Scope of Work for the Overhead and Underground Electric Utility Construction Contract Work.

The City of Bushnell will be accepting bids for the labor, equipment and services necessary to build a 2.3 mile overhead 3 phase line along the west side of CR475 from Jumper Creek Bridge north of the City of Bushnell. Bid sheets/packets are available at Bushnell City Hall, 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue. 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 Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., and marked “Overhead 3 Phase Electric Line Construction”. Bid opening will follow immediately in City Hall’s Council Chambers.

For information on scope of work please contact Joey Chandler at the City of Bushnell Utilities Department, 601 East Seminole Ave., Bushnell, Florida 33513, phone (352) 461-4776 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 see below the Scope of Work and Maps for the Overhead 3 Phase Electric Line Construction Project.

The City of Bushnell will be accepting bids for cemetery mowing and maintenance services for 2019 - 2020 for the Bushnell Evergreen Cemetery located at 503 East Noble Ave.

Bid packets/sheets can be picked up at Bushnell City Hall, 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513. Completed bids shall to 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 February 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. and marked “Sealed Bids for Cemetery Mowing and Maintenance.” Bid openings will follow immediately in City Hall’s Council Chambers.

For information on specifications and responsibilities please contact Mike Eastburn at the City of Bushnell Public Works Department, 211 Southland Place Ave., Bushnell, FL, phone # (352) 793-3907 fax # (352) 793-2711, 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 see the bid packets below.

CITY OF BUSHNELL

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR SEALED BIDS SUMTERVILLE WATER PLANT IMPROVEMENTS

ATTENTION BID DATE CHANGED TO MARCH 21, 2019 ADDENDUM 1

Owner- City of Bushnell

Address- 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue Bushnell, Fl. 33514

 Seperate sealed BIDS for the construction of the City of Bushnell, Sumterville Water Plant Improvements, Florida Job Growth Infrastructure Grant D.E.O. Grant G0025, will be received by the City of Bushnell at the Bushnell City Hall 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513 until 3:00 p.m. local time February 21, 2019 and then at 3:05 p.m. at said office. The bid will be publicly opened and read aloud.

 

Construction of the project to include modification and improvements of the existing Water Plant to include the following:

 

  • Furnish and install new water plant piping
  • Miscellaneous grading and site work
  • Modification to existing well pumps
  • Installation of High Service Pumps
  • Installation of Fire Pump
  • Furnish and install Jockey Pump
  • Furnish and install Meters

Th          The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:

Bushnell City Hall, 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513

 

Wicks Engineering Services, 218 N.Florida Street, Suite 3, Bushnell, FL 33513

 

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at Bushnell City Hall,117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue, Bushnell, FL33513.

 

Any Contract or Contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are going to be funded from a Job Growth Infrastructure Grant through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (D.E.O.) (Grant No. G0025). Neither the State nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract.

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.

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