Phone: (850) 997-0314   Fax: (850) 997-0025

Ron Cichon, Julie Conley & Steve Wingate


City of Monticello


The City of Monticello provides water and sewer service to the incorporated areas of the County and to several other strategic locations, including the I-10/US 19 Interchange.  The City’s wells and associated infrastructure provide ample flow and the newly constructed, advanced waste water treatment facility has abundant capacity to handle community growth and development.  The City of Monticello is the only municipality in the Suwannee River Water Management District that reclaims and reuses 100% of its waste water.
 Utility Contact:  Steve Wingate, City Manager     


Jefferson Communities Water System


The Jefferson Communities Water System, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation organized on December 7, 1998, to construct and operate a water distribution system in Jefferson County, Florida. 

  • Funding for the construction of Phase I of the system, which became operational during 2005, was provided by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a grant and loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Phase I consists of three wells, two water towers, 94 miles of water lines and serves approximately 840 customers.

  • Phase II was completed in May 2010 and added water lines to serve an additional 400 customers and generators at all three well sites to guarantee the supply of water during electrical outages.

Member Service Office:
8710 Old Lloyd Road
Lloyd, Florida

Duke Energy


Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States with operations serving 7.2 million retail electric customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest, representing a population of approximately 21 million people. Its commercial power and international energy business segments own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing portfolio of renewable energy assets in the United States. Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company.

Duke Energy Florida’s service area covers 35 counties in Tampa Bay, the greater Orlando area and North Florida and it is interconnected with 22 municipal and nine rural electric cooperative systems. Duke Energy Florida provides electric services to approximately 1.7 million residential, general service and industrial customers. In North Florida, the company serves over 70,400 customers.

Product development is a major focus of the Duke Energy Economic Development team. The program represents the first step in a site’s continuum (from raw properties to quality, marketable sites) and feeds into the Duke Energy Site Readiness program which evaluates sites and provides a roadmap for potential future development. Duke Energy’s Economic Development team continues to be recognized by Site Selection magazine on its annual list of Top Utilities in Economic Development.

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.


Tri-County Electric is a non-profit, membership corporation, organized in the State of Florida to engage in Rural Electrification. Established in 1940, its mission was to electrify the farms and homes of rural North Florida so that members of the electric cooperative could enjoy the quality of life and the benefits enabled by a more productive existence that could only be made possible by having access to reliable and affordable electric service. Today, more than 900 electric cooperatives continue with their rich legacy of providing electric services to over 42 million consumers in 47 states.

Tri-County Electric maintains 3,000 miles of power lines and provides reliable and affordable electric service to 17,646 residential, commercial, and industrial consumers in rural north Florida. It serves Madison, Taylor, Jefferson and a portion of Dixie County and is headquartered in Madison, Florida.

 Utility Contact:  850-973-2285



CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The Company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.

Century Link has an operations center located in Monticello, Florida.