Welcome to the Town of Eatonville

 

The history of Eatonville is most interesting, it was founded by three Union officers, Captain Josiah Eaton, Captain Lewis Lawrence and another officer who is unknown. Following the Civil War, these men left America to settle in South America but during their voyage they turned back and settled in Florida.
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The Town of Eatonville was founded by three Union officers, Captain Josiah Eaton, Captain Lewis Lawrence and another officer who is unknown. Following the Civil War, these men left America to settle in South America but during their voyage they turned back and settled in Florida. To give a little background, at this moment in time there were black in Central Florida who had been brought there by Seminole and Cherokee Indians. The Indians had stolen the black slaves from many states along the coast. Over time, many of the Indians and former slaves that did not move west, stayed in Central Florida.
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“The Town of Eatonville is a Fair Housing Advocate. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you may file a housing discrimination complaint at: 1-800-669-9777 (Toll Free) or 1-800-927-9275 (TTY) or locally, Katrina Gibson, Finance Director at (407) 623-8905.”

“The Town of Eatonville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Advocate. If you have any questions about equal employment opportunities or feel you may have been discriminated against, you may contact Katrina Gibson, Finance Director at (407) 623-8905.”

“The Town of Eatonville is a Section 504/ADA Compliant Advocate. If you feel you may have been discriminated against, you may contact Cathleen Williams, Town Clerk at(407) 623-8910.”

Click here to see the maintenance of traffic plan for the important updates regarding our sewer and road improvements.

FINAL-NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD 

RFP 2016-4 – Purchase and Development of Publicly-Owned Properties in the Town of Eatonville. The Town Council heard and reviewed presentations from the two final development teams; Essian Construction and UP Development on December 5, 2016. Posted 12/15/16

The Eatonville Town Council at their Tuesday January 3, 2017 meeting, recommended approval of the RFP’s Evaluation Committee’s recommendation to award RFP 2016-4 to UP Development. Therefore, based on the Town Councils’ approval, it is the intent of the Town of Eatonville to award the above mentioned RFP to UP Development.

Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, or failure to post the bond or other security required by law within the time allowed for filing a bond shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes.