Posts From May, 2016

May-June 2016 City Beat Newsletter Available 

The May-June 2016 issue of the City Beat newsletter is available for download. The issue contains features on how to keep our city clean, Dumpster Art, Farm Days, Mosquito Prevention, Hurricane and Pet Safety/Preparedness, Water Conservation,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:35:00 PM Categories: City Beat Newsletter Press Release Public Information

Demarcus Marshall Represents Valdosta on National APWA 

Demarcus Marshall, City of Valdosta’s Public Works Superintendent, was recently selected to the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Solid Waste Management Committee (SWMC) for a two-year term, beginning August 27, 2016. This is the first time ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 27, 2016 8:55:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Three Valdosta Firefighters Share May 2016 Employee of the Month Honors 

IN PHOTO (From Left): Asst. Fire Chief Brian Boutwell, Michelle Mercer, Sgt. Robert Mercer, Firefighter Lloyd Cummings, Lt. Ronald Shoemake, Mayor John Gayle and Fire Chief Freddie Broome. Sgt. Mercer, FF Cummings and Lt. Shoemake were honored... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:54:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Fire Press Release Public Information

City Announces Memorial Day Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Monday, May 30. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Mondays should place... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, May 23, 2016 12:59:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Lane Closures on Norman Drive for Force Main Installation 

Continued work on the force main project under a portion of Norman Drive will begin on Monday, May 23 and is expected to be completed by Friday, May 27, weather permitting. The construction will begin at 7 p.m. on Monday night and continue... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, May 23, 2016 8:40:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Utilities

Citizens Graduate from Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation 

Twenty local citizens graduated from the 7th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation at a ceremony on May 9. The seven-week program, an initiative of the Valdosta Mayor and City Council, attracted citizens from all walks of life—from... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 20, 2016 2:03:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Mayor Gayle Recognizes VSU Social Media Students 

In Photo: Mayor John Gayle presents certificates to the 2016 Valdosta Social Media Contest winner on May 9. In photo (from left) are Kaitlyn Linginfelter, Christian Flick, Mayor Gayle, Brian Donaldson, Anthony Stone and VSU Social Media Theory... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 20, 2016 8:32:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

City Employees Celebrated During National Public Works Week 

The City of Valdosta recognized the men and women behind the scenes of some of the most important city services at the 1st annual Valdosta Public Works Week Banquet, held on May 18 in observance of National Public Works Week. The 104 members of the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 20, 2016 8:19:00 AM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Observes National Public Works Week, May 16-20 

The City of Valdosta will observe National Public Works Week, on May 16-20, with a variety of activities that will highlight the services provided by the staff of the city’s Public Works Department. The national observance, sponsored by the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 13, 2016 8:42:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Press Release Public Information Public Works

Street Renaming Honors Valdosta Public Servant 

Laurel Avenue in Sunset Hill Cemetery Becomes Melvin Nelson Way
On Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m., Valdosta citizens will gather for a ceremony to officially rename Laurel Avenue, which runs from the entrance to the west end of Sunset Hill Cemetery, to "Melvin Nelson Way." The Valdosta City Council unanimously... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 11, 2016 9:50:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Public Works
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