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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.
February 21, 2017

General Information

Water Main Break

A portion of Rio Grande Avenue near Lake Leguna is currently closed due to a water main break.  Contractors are working on repairing the break and all attempts will be made to keep at least one westbound lane open while repairs are made.  Please use caution in this area and pay attention to all flagmen and directional signage.  As no homes are impacted by this water main break, a precautionary boil water notice has not been issued. 



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

Paradise Fitness Trail Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Paradise Fitness Trail will have a section closed for repairs Tuesday, February 21, 2017 through Thursday, February 23rd. 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 Paradise Recreation Center at 352-753-0637. For a map of the closure area, please click here.


Scheduled Maintenance of the Orange Blossom Hills Water Tower
 
Beginning Monday, January 30, 2017 Utility Service Group, A District Contractor, will be on site at the Orange Blossom Hills Water Tower in the Lady Lake area of The Villages to clean and paint the Water Tower. It is anticipated that the project will take approximately four (4) weeks to complete. During this time various parking spaces and sections of the golf cart path around the tower will be closed.  From January 30th – February 3rd, the pool and area around the pool will be closed while the pressure washing of the tower is completed.  Please use caution and obey all detour signage during the estimated four (4) week duration of the project.


Chula Vista Recreation Center Landscaping

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Chula Vista Recreation Center will undergo a major landscape renovation starting Monday, January 16, 2017 through Wednesday, March 15th.  At this time, we are not anticipating any court closures.  Please use caution and be aware of your surroundings while visiting the center. 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 Chula Vista Recreation Center at 352-753-0002.

Community Development District 1
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 2

Savannah Center Shuffleboard Court Closure - UPDATED 2/15/2017

In our effort to keep the recreation facilities in optimum condition, the Savannah Center Shuffleboard Courts will be closed for resurfacing until March 2, 2017.  They are scheduled to re-open on March 3rd.  The bocce courts are now open!  These schedules 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 Savannah Center at 352-750-6084.

Community Development District 3

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

Churchill Street Recreation Center Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Churchill Street Recreation Center will be closed for quarterly maintenance on Saturday, February 25, 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 Churchill Street Recreation Center at 352-751-6200.


Villa Road Maintenance

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 June 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

Villa Road Maintenance

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 June 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
Bonita Pass Executive Golf Course

The District Executive Golf management team is happy to announce the reopening of the Bonita Pass Executive Golf facility effective January 5, 2017. In our efforts to keep the infrastructure for our executive golf courses maintainable, playable and functioning correctly for years to come, the District continues with the recommendations and agricultural programs initiated at the start of the summer for this course to have a successful transition to winter play. If you have any questions or need additional information on this transition, please contact District Executive Golf Offices at 352-753-3396.
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.