M-WBE/Fair Housing/EEO

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

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" (Fair Housing PSA)

"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

Click here to download the updated PSA for Fair Housing - for the 2022 4th Quarter.

To learn more about fair housing for the disabled, click here.

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

Christina Dixon, 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:  cdixon@cityofbushnellfl.com
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:

Ricky Lafont, HR Director, EEO/Affirmative Action Coordinator
117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue (PO Box 115), Bushnell, Florida 33513
VOICE:   352-793-2591
FAX:   352-793-2711
Email:  rlafont@cityofbushnellfl.com