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The purpose of this committee is to review the City of Bushnell Charter (laws that govern the way the City does business) and recommend any changes to the City Council to be placed on a referendum vote for the November 8, 2016 election.

The committee members are:

  • Bruce Hickle - Chairman
  • Christina Dixon - City Clerk/Secretary
  • Councilor Karen Davis
  • Lois McLaughlin
  • Rusty Mask
  • Joyce Watson
  • TJ Taylor
  • Hal Lyons

The City of Bushnell will be holding our Charter Review Committee Meetings the 1st Wednesday of each month, at 5:15 pm, in the Bushnell Council Chambers, located at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland Jr. Avenue.

Citizen involvement is highly recommended to gain public input for the Charter Meetings. All interested citizens are urged to attend the meetings.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Christina Dixon, City Clerk at Bushnell City Hall 352-793-2591.

The City of Bushnell will be holding our Charter Review Committee Meetings the 1st Wednesday of each month, at 5:15 in the Bushnell Council Chambers located at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue. The committee members are: Bruce Hickle - Chairman, Christina Dixon - City Clerk/Secretary, Councilor Karen Davis, Lois McLaughlin, Rusty Mask, Joyce Watson, TJ Taylor and Hal Lyons.

The purpose of this committee is to review the City of Bushnell Charter (laws that govern the way the City does business) and recommend any changes to the City Council to be placed on a referendum vote for the November 8, 2016 election.

Citizen involvement is highly recommended to gain public input for the Charter Meetings. All interested citizens are urged to attend the meetings. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Christina Dixon, City Clerk at Bushnell City Hall 352-793-2591.  

Christina Dixon
City Clerk

For a detailed list of upcoming meetings, please open the attachment below.

The Bushnell City Council has appointed a committee to review the City’s existing Charter. The first meeting will be held on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm in the Bushnell City Council Chambers located at 117 E Joe P Strickland, JR., Ave. and will be attended by a representative of the Florida League of Cities, who will guide committee members on their given task of updating the Charter.

A Charter is the “operations manual” by which the local government runs the administrative functions of government. The purpose of the Charter review committee is to examine the City Charter and make suggestions for updates, amendments and changes that would make municipal government operations and policies more productive. All recommendations will be presented to City Council for review and approval. Changes would then be placed on a referendum to be voted on by the citizens of Bushnell during the 2016 general elections. All interested persons are encouraged to attend the Charter Review meeting.

The REPP (Regular Employee's Pension Plan) Board is made up of two legal residents that are appointed by City Council, two employees that are elected by members of the plan and one member at-large that is elected by the majority of the board.

This board meets quarterly and are the general administrators of the City of Bushnell retirement plan. Responsibilities include engaging actuarial accounting, legal and other services required to conduct business. The board authorizes all disbursements, determine eligibility for benefits, determine and certify benefits and disbursements. The board is responsible for the plan investments and compliance with state and federal guidelines and make recommendations to City Council on provisions regarding the plan.

The Evergreen Cemetery Board of Trustees consists of five (5) seats that are filled by residents and/or business property owners of the City. The Board of Trustees meet only when requests or concerns are submitted to the board for review and decision.

If you have general questions regarding the Bushnell Evergreen Cemetery, please contact Bushnell City Hall at 352-793-2591. If you would like to contact the Evergreen Cemetery Board of Trustees, please mail all correspondence to the address listed below:

Bushnell Evergreen Cemetery Board of Trustees

P.O. Box 985

Bushnell, FL 33513

The Board of Adjustment and Code Enforcement consists of five (5) seats that are filled by residents or business property owners of the City and are appointed by the City Council.

The duties of the BACE are to hear and make recommendations to City Council on requests for special exceptions, requests for variances, to act as the City's Land Planning Agency (LPA), to be the Zoning Board and to recommend changes to the Council to any or all City Ordinances.

The Board of Adjustment and Code Enforcement regular meetings are held monthly on the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Bushnell City Council Chambers.