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Emergency Management

3 Alerts
September 14, 2017 12:49 PM

Withlacoochee River Flooding

The National Weather Service (NWS) has indicated that the Withlacoochee River at Rutland, Lake Panasoffkee, Nobleton, and Croom-A-Coochee is at flood stage. The river is expected to greatly exceed flood stage through next week. Residents living in these...

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September 13, 2017

Sumter County Residents Can Now Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance

Sumter County has now been included in a FEMA Major Disaster Declaration, triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from Hurricane Irma.

Residents with losses due to Hurricane Irma in Sumter County may now register...

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September 5, 2017

Debris Removal Process

Debris Removal Process

Latest Update:

September 14, 2017 2:53 PM

Update-Sumter County Announces Debris Removal Process for Unincorporated Areas-Sumter County will begin the process of debris removal next week through the unincorporated areas of the County EXCLUDING The Villages® community since the district management is conducting the debris removal there. Public works has completed clearing all roads excepting those with power lines still entangled in downed trees. After utility companies have the personnel to support clearing lines from trees, the county maintained roads will then begin debris removal. Residents are advised to follow debris removal guidelines as illustrated in the picture to ensure their debris is removed. Residents are reminded that the County will not pick up debris from Private roads or on private property.
As a reminder for residents in The Villages® community, Sumter County will be having a Household Electronic and Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Day on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Lake Okahumpka Park, 6085 E. SR 44, Wildwood 34785.