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The District Clerk, Jennifer McQueary, is the custodian of all District public records.  For additional information or to make a request, please contact (352)751-3939 or Jennifer.McQueary.  For additional information, please click here.  Please note that your email communications may be subject to public disclosure.
Please Note Florida law prohibits the Board of Supervisors from communicating with residents about Deed Compliance or Architectural Review issues/cases.  Please contact the Community Standards Department directly at deedcompliance@districtgov.org to report any concerns you might have.
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March 25, 2017

General Information

Grand Opening of Spanish Moss Recreation Center

We’re celebrating the grand opening of our newest Recreation Center.  Please join us on Friday March 31, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Spanish Moss Recreation Center located at 3225 Spanish Moss Way, The Village of Fenney.  Please click here for additional information.  We hope to see you there!


AARP Tax Aide - UPDATED 2/21/2017

Tax-Aide appointments can be made online for the upcoming tax season at www.villagestaxaide.com , then click the red Appointments button.  Be sure to bring last year’s tax return to your appointment as we will have no data from prior years.  If you have a question, please email appointments@villagestaxaide.com


Polo Fields

The polo player entrance gate off of Buena Vista Boulevard will be locked beginning December 15, 2015 until further notice.   All clubs will need to enter through the electronic gate at the south end during off season.  Walkers and approved Resident Lifestyle Groups will be allowed admittance from 7:00a.m. -12:00p.m.  The timer is being set and the gate will automatically open as each car/golf cart hits the pad during these hours.  For further information, please contact Saddlebrook Recreation Center at 352-259-5377.


Weather Policy

The Recreation Department has created consistent and uniform guidelines regarding inclement weather that may impact the public, health, safety and well-being of staff, volunteers, participants and facilities.  Please click here for the complete guidelines!


Recreation Center Emergency Address Information

Our dedicated staff is here to help you get the most out of your unique Villages lifestyle.  When enjoying your choice of activities, we ask that you remember participating in recreational activities always involves some degree of risk. 
To assist you with emergency situations, the recreation department has provided all outside recreation areas with a bulletin board that has important 911 information including the address/county/phone number you are calling from.
Emergency 911 phones are located at all equipment buildings and pools with pertinent emergency information.  We encourage all residents to become familiar with their recreation centers and 911 information.  Please when visiting any recreation center or swimming pool take a moment to locate these helpful areas. 


Announcement from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Effective July 1, 2013, The Florida Legislature amended FS 319.14 to allow the conversion of a Low Speed Vehicle (LSV) to a golf cart.  For additional information on the process of converting a LSV to a golf cart, please click here.

Village Center & Sumter Landing Community Development District

No updates at this time.


Lady Lake / Lake County
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 1
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 2

El Santiago Shuffleboard Court Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Shuffleboard Courts at El Santiago Recreation Center will be closed for resurfacing from April 10, 2017 to April 15, 2017.  This schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the El Santiago Recreation Center at 352-753-1410.

Community Development District 3

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE (ALTERNATE MEMBER)
VILLAGE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 3

Village Community Development District No. 3 is seeking an alternate volunteer member to serve as their representative on the Architectural Review Committee.

The applicant must be a full time resident of Village Community Development District No. 3 and have lived in The Villages for at least one year.  Committee members are recommended to have education and/or experience in any of the following areas:  architecture, ability to read site plans, residential/commercial construction, building management, deed restricted communities, landscaping, county code enforcement, etc; however, this is not required.  The Committee meets weekly, on Wednesdays, for approximately 3 hours (8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.). 

The required attendance for the alternate member is to attend an Architectural Review Committee meeting each week for four (4) weeks and then monthly thereafter.  If you are interested in becoming an alternate member on the Architectural Review Committee, complete the attached application and return it to the Community Standards Department, 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, Florida, no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 27, 2017.  The application is available by clicking here.


Saddlebrook Village Recreation Center Closure – UPDATED 1/7/2017

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Saddlebrook Village Recreation Center and swimming pool will be closed for renovations beginning January 2017 through early summer.  The outdoor courts and picnic pavilion will remain open during this time.  All resident lifestyle volunteer groups have been relocated; please contact the club leader for specific information.  Portable restrooms are available east of the entrance of Saddlebrook for residents and guests utilizing the Saddlebrook outdoor courts or adjacent golf course.  This schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Recreation Administration at 352-674-1800.  Please continue to visit www.DistrictGov.org for future updates.

Community Development District 4
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 5

Villa Road Maintenance - UPDATED 3/17/2017

The District Property Management Department is coordinating with Rainey Construction to mill and overlay the Villa roads in VCDD No. 5 and 6 that were not previously completed.  The work is scheduled to begin on January 16, 2017 and continue through July 2017.  Each home impacted by this work will be notified with additional instructions and information.  Please note that this schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.
Please click here to view the schedule.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact District Property Management at (352) 753-4022. 


Community Development District 6

Canal Street Billiards Room Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Canal Street Recreation Center’s Warwick Room will be closed for billiard table resurfacing from April 5, 2017 through April 7, 2017. This schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Canal Street Recreation Center at 352-205-8571.


Coconut Cove Village Recreation Center

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Coconut Cove Recreation Center will be closed for Quarterly Maintenance on Sunday, April 9th, 2017. All outside facilities will remain open. This schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Coconut Cove Recreation Center at 352-750-5870.


Villa Road Maintenance - UPDATED 3/17/2017

The District Property Management Department is coordinating with Rainey Construction to mill and overlay the Villa roads in VCDD No. 5 and 6 that were not previously completed.  The work is scheduled to begin on January 16, 2017 and continue through July 2017.  Each home impacted by this work will be notified with additional instructions and information.  Please note that this schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.
Please click here to view the schedule.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact District Property Management at (352) 753-4022. 

Community Development District 7
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 8

Sterling Heights Tennis Court Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the tennis courts at the Sterling Heights Recreation Center will be closed for maintenance repairs until further notice. Please stay tuned to www.DistrictGov.org for additional updates.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Sterling Heights Recreation Center at 352-753-4510.

Community Development District 9
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 10
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 11

No updates at this time.