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North Sumter County Utility Dependent District

The North Sumter County Utility Dependent District (NSCUDD) was established pursuant to Chapter 189 of Florida State Statutes and Sumter County Ordinance 2010-10 on July 15, 2010.

NSCUDD consists of a seven member Board of Directors representing Districts 5-10 and one at large seat. The members are elected by registered voters residing in Districts 5-10.

NSCUDD is the water, wastewater and non-potable irrigation water service providers to properties within District’s 5 – 11 and are also the provider of the solid waste sanitation services for the Marion, Sumter, and Fruitland Park portions of The Villages. In addition, the services are provided to Sumter Landing and Brownwood.

As a governmental entity in the State of Florida, the North Sumter County Utility Dependent District is held to the same high standards as cities and counties as it pertains to Sunshine Law, Public Records Law, Financial Reporting and Financial Disclosure Laws. Additionally, the Board of Supervisors adheres to Florida Statute Chapter 112, Part III - Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees.

Energy from Waste
Beginning October 1, 2020, all solid waste and yard waste in the Village Community Development Districts 1-11, located in Sumter County, Marion County and The Villages of Fruitland Park, will be collected and transported by Jacobs to the Covanta Lake II, Inc. Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in Okahumpka. Please take a moment to click on the link below for a guided tour of one of Covanta’s EfW facilities.

Covanta EfW Tour

Central Sumter Utility (CSU) Valuations

On September 19, 2019 the North Sumter County Utility Dependent District approved an Agreement for Purchase and Sale to acquire the Central Sumter Utility (CSU). Per the Agreement, the Seller and Purchaser each selected a company to provide a valuation of the system. The Seller and Purchaser agreed that if the lesser of the two Preliminary Valuations was not greater than 5% less than the higher Preliminary Valuation, then the Purchase Price shall be established at the lesser of the two Preliminary Valuations. If the lesser of the two Preliminary Valuations was greater than 5% lower, but not greater than 10% lower of the higher of the two Preliminary Valuations, the Purchaser and Seller agreed that the Purchase Price shall be established at the average of the two Preliminary Valuations. If the two of the Preliminary Valuations was greater than 10% lower than the higher of the two Preliminary Valuations, then the Seller and Purchaser shall promptly instruct their respective valuation firms to meet and reconcile and agreed upon determination of value.

Stantec – CSU Valuation
PFM – CSU Valuation


Long-Term Investment Policy – NSCUDD


NSCUDD Solid Waste Management Plan

On June 18, 2020, the North Sumter County Utility Dependent District (NSCUDD) unanimously approved the Agreement with Covanta Lake II, Inc. for waste disposal in Districts 1-11. Beginning October 1, 2020 all waste collected by CH2M/Jacobs will be taken to the Covanta Energy-From-Waste facility in Okahumpka, FL. In 2019, in addition to reducing the waste volume by 90%, saving over 225,000 cubic yards of landfill space, Covanta produced 77,292 megawatt hours of energy, which would provide enough electricity for over 7,000 households in the community annually. For more information about Energy-from-Waste, please click the link below.

Covanta Energy-From-Waste Information


October 23, 2019 Solid Waste Planning Meeting

View PDF Presentation


August 22, 2019 Solid Waste Planning Meeting

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June 20, 2019 State of the Industry for Solid Waste and Recycling

View PDF Presentation


District Administration
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
Phone: 352-751-3939 - Fax: 352-753-6430


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 Farlow, District Clerk
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
jennifer.farlow@districtgov.org
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 deedcompliance@districtgov.org to report any concerns you might have.