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Budget Department Staff

Barbara Kays, Budget Director

Barbara Kays joined the District’s Administration team as Budget Director in April 2007. Previously, she worked for the City of Ocala for 14 years, including 10 years as the City’ Budget Manager. Barbara holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Troy State University. She became a Certified Public Manager through Florida State University in June, 1991. Barbara enjoys working with the Districts and meeting residents. Barbara and her husband, Joe, live in Ocala with their three children. They are active in sports, theater, and Scouting.

Brandy Cook, Budget Manager

Jodell Thurgaland, Budget Analyst

Karen White, Budget Analyst

Contact Us
940 Lake Shore Drive, Suite 200
The Villages, FL 32162

Phone: 352-674-1920
Fax: 352-674-1921

Business Hours:
8am to 5pm, EST
Monday - Friday
Excluding Holidays

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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
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.