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Hurricane Ian

11 Alerts
September 30, 2022 2:15 PM

Debris Removal Process for City of Coleman

Sumter County will begin the process of debris removal for the City of
Coleman.

Sumter County will begin the process of debris removal for the City of
Coleman. Starting Monday, October 3, 2022, please place all storm damage debris on the edge of your property before the curb. Residents are advised to separate debris from household...

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September 30, 2022 2:14 PM

Debris Removal Process for Unincorporated Areas excluding The Villages® community

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 governments will provide that service if required.

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 governments will provide that service if required. Public Works completed clearing all...

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September 29, 2022 2:17 PM

Citizen’s Drop-off Area (CDA) Reopens on Friday 9/30

The Citizen’s Drop-Off Area (CDA) at 819 CR 529, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 will reopen to regular hours on Friday, September 30 at 8:00 AM...

The Citizen’s Drop-Off Area (CDA) at 819 CR 529, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 will reopen to regular hours on Friday, September 30 at 8:00 AM for residents to drop off the following acceptable items for a fee (listed on our website below):...

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September 29, 2022 1:13 PM

Shelter Closing and Open Shelters Update

The shelter located at South Sumter High School, 706 N. Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513 will be closed effective Thursday, September 29 at 1:00 PM.
The following shelters will continue to be open until further notice:

The shelter located at South Sumter High School, 706 N. Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513 will be closed effective Thursday, September 29 at 1:00 PM.
The following shelters will continue to be open until further notice:
- Sumter Fairgrounds, 7620 SR 471,...

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September 29, 2022 7:01 AM

SUMTER COUNTY OFFICES CLOSING ON FRIDAY DUE TO POST-EVENT OPERATIONS FROM HURRICANE IAN

Sumter County will be field-assessing damage from the storm starting this morning. From the field-assessment survey...

Sumter County will be field-assessing damage from the storm starting this morning. From the field-assessment survey, the planning and implementation of the solutions will be proceeding this afternoon and carrying into Friday (9/30).
Due to the continued...

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September 29, 2022 5:27 AM

Sumter County Emergency Operations Update 9/29/22 0500 Update

The following shelters are currently open:

The following shelters are currently open:
• Sumter Fairgrounds, 7620 SR 471. Webster, FL 33597
Occupancy: 93 (County: 89 , Non-County: 4)
• South Sumter High School, 706 N. Main St. Bushnell, FL 33513
Occupancy: 107 (County:107 , Non-County: )
• Special...

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September 28, 2022 9:22 PM

Citizens Information Center Text Communications

The Sumter County Citizens Information Center turned on the capability
for receiving text communications for non-emergency calls.

The Sumter County Citizens Information Center turned on the capability
for receiving text communications for non-emergency calls. To contact the Citizens Information Center via text, please text 352-604-4658 using your mobile device.

To signup to receive...

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September 28, 2022 11:13 AM

Withlacoochee River Deputy Response

Sheriff’s Office released the following press release:

Sumter County Deputies have been patrolling along the Withlacoochee River monitoring river water levels. Large amounts of rain and flood conditions are anticipated along the Withlacoochee River. Deputies will continue to patrol as storm conditions allow....

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September 28, 2022 9:58 AM

SELF-SERVICE SAND AND SANDBAGS AVAILABLE FOR SUMTER COUNTY RESIDENTS ENDS AT 12 PM TODAY – 9/28/22

Sumter County will have self-service sand and sandbags available until 12:00 PM today at the Lake Panasoffkee Regional Recreation Park, 1589 CR 459, Lake Panasoffkee, FL.

Sumter County will have self-service sand and sandbags available until 12:00 PM today at the Lake Panasoffkee Regional Recreation Park, 1589 CR 459, Lake Panasoffkee, FL.

To obtain the sand and sandbags, residents will need to provide proof of residence...

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September 27, 2022 4:24 PM

SUMTER COUNTY OFFICES CLOSING ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY DUE TO HURRICANE IAN

Based upon recent information regarding anticipated weather conditions with Hurricane Ian and concern for the safety of the public and employees, the following County Offices will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday (9/28 & 9/29):

Based upon recent information regarding anticipated weather conditions with Hurricane Ian and concern for the safety of the public and employees, the following County Offices will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday (9/28 & 9/29):
- Board of County...

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September 26, 2022 10:28 AM

Local Declaration of Emergency

Board approves local declaration of emergency.

The Sumter County Board of County Commissioners approved a local declaration of emergency at a special called meeting on Monday, September 26, 2022.
For more information, please contact Administrative Services at (352) 689-4400 or visit...

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