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Find useful information and valuable resources about our community right here.  You can find information from wildlife species to how to maneuver a roundabout.  Read below to learn more!

Political Signage / Polling Activities

vote Each election period raises questions about allowable campaign activities within the Village Community Development Districts.  To help all candidates, an overview has been created.  To read the overview, please click on the header of this announcement.

Landscape Plants in The Villages

A listing of Florida-Friendly plants and trees have been assembled to give residents of The Villages a better understanding of which plants have proven to work well in this area. By viewing the presentation, you will have the opportunity to see a listing of ground covers, shrubs, and trees along with pictures and growth characteristics of many of the plants and trees you see throughout our community. Please click here to view the presentation and learn more about Florida-Friendly landscaping in your community.

Wildlife Information

Wildlife here in The Villages is as diverse and plentiful as its residents.  It is important to understand the sensitive relationship between people, wildlife and the land that we both occupy.  Please take this opportunity to familiarize yourself with this information on our wildlife in order to help preserve the harmonious ecosystem right here in our own backyard.  Please click here to download the wildlife document.

Rain, Rain Go Away...

Have you ever wondered why the irrigation is running along a roadway for a mile or two or on a golf course for days after an extreme amount of rain has fallen?  Well, it’s due to the fact that the water retention areas throughout The Villages are above the recommended level and must be lowered.  These measures are in place to make room for more rain water, which is collected from the streets, yards and golf courses, should there be a second rain event coming.  This information is provided to you by our District Property Management Department.

Phone Book Recycling

As you receive your new phone books, many are unsure of what to do with the old phone books. Please keep our community clean and beautiful by putting your old phone books out for collection on your regular home "recycling" day. Thank you!

Sumter County Roundabout Brochure

The Sumter County Board of County Commissioners in cooperation with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office has developed an educational guide to navigating roundabouts in Sumter County.  At the request of Sumter County officials, the District is providing this brochure for your information.  If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact the Sumter County Public Works Department at 352-793-0240.  Please click here to view the brochure.

Sumter County Transit Program

The Sumter County Board of County Commissioners Community Services Department is responsible for the administration of the Sumter County Transit Program. Whether for you, a neighbor or a friend, Sumter County Transit can provide safe transportation to the doctor’s office, shopping or to just visit a friend. To view the routes in The Villages, please click on the header of this announcement. For additional information about the Transit Program, please call (352) 568-6683. Hearing impaired residents can call 1-800-955-8771. Or, the out-of-county toll free number is 1-866-568-6606.

Sumter County – Speed Limit Study Information

Sumter County had existing streets within the Sumter County portion of The Villages evaluated to identify cases where a 20 mph speed limit would not be appropriate. The background information for this project is provided below. For more information provided by Sumter County please click here.

National Health Interview Survey

The District has received information from the US Census Bureau that the National Health Interview Survey is being conducted in our area.  A number of Villages residents have been randomly selected to participate in the survey, which is completely voluntary.  The National Health Interview Survey is an ongoing process and has been in existence since 1957.  Please click here for more information regarding the survey and the confidentiality of the information that is collected.  Any household that is selected to participate in the survey receives a letter (see attached) in advance of the visit by the Census worker.  Please contact the US Census Bureau at 800-424-6974 if you have any questions regarding the survey.

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 on the header of this announcement.

Community Corner

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Public Records Custodian Florida has a very broad Public Records Law. Most written communications to or from State and Local Officials regarding State or Local business are public records available to the public and media upon request. Please forward requests to:
Jennifer McQueary, District Clerk
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
Phone No. (352) 751-3939
Fax No. (352) 753-6430
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 to report any concerns you might have.