Posts From April, 2016

Second Bi-Annual Trash Amnesty Day Positively Impacts City Neighborhoods 

The City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development Division hosted its second city-wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day on April 23, which resulted in the collection of more than 40 tons of trash—nearly four times what was collected at the first Bulk Trash... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:33:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Environmental Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Observes National Drinking Water Week, May 1-7 

City hosts proclamation event and plant tours during week
The City of Valdosta will observe National Drinking Water Week, May 1-7, 2016. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle will kick off the national observance in Valdosta on Monday, May 2, at 1 p.m., by presenting a proclamation to the Water Treatment Plant staff... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 27, 2016 3:41:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

VFD Chief Freddie Broome Receives Certification from GAFC 

In Photo: Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome received one of the first Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs (GAFC) Certifications from Chief Dwayne Jamison, 1st Vice President of GAFC, on April 12, 2016.​ On April 12, 2016, City of Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 26, 2016 4:31:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Roger Weaver Honored as April 2016 Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Engineering Director Patrick Collins honored Signal Technician Roger Weaver as the April 2016 Employee of the Month at the April 7 City Council meeting. Weaver received a framed certificate and a check for $200, and his ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:18:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Press Release Public Information

City of Valdosta Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 

In Photo from left Mayor John Gayle, Budget Manager Amy Hall and Budget Analyst Carolyn Sampson-Burgess. The City of Valdosta Finance Department received the 2015 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 26, 2016 8:55:00 AM Categories: Administration Annual Budget City Council Finance Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Spring Cleanup Events, April 23 

Citizens urged to clean in and around properties
Spring is the time of year when citizens typically take advantage of the warmer weather to complete several spring cleaning chores around their homes. The City of Valdosta offers two free events this weekend that will provide free opportunities to... read more
 

South Georgia Coalition for Employment Host Job Fair, April 21 

The South Georgia Coalition for Employment, a coalition consisting of the City of Valdosta, Georgia Department of Community Supervision, the Valdosta/Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, “Never Too Late Program” of Lowndes/Valdosta Commission for... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, April 18, 2016 7:16:00 AM Categories: Human Resources Police Press Release Public Information

Nominations Accepted for Valdosta Preservation Awards 

Nominations are being accepted now through April 25 for the 8th Annual Valdosta Preservation Awards (VPA), held each May in observance of National Historic Preservation Month. This year’s theme for National Historic Preservation Month is “This.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 15, 2016 11:39:00 AM Categories: Administration Main Street Planning & Zoning Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Celebrates Georgia Cities Week, April 17-23 

The City of Valdosta will join other cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia Cities Week, April 17-23, to recognize the many services city governments provide for the quality of life of citizens. The theme this year is “Go To Town” and will... read more
 

City Breaks Ground on S. Troup Street 

Citizens are invited to celebrate the ground breaking of the S. Troup Street Enhancement Project, on Friday, April 15, at 10 a.m., on the Coastal Plains property located at 900 S. Troup Street. The project, which will run from Griffin Avenue to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 13, 2016 4:37:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Press Release Public Information
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