Posts From August, 2016

Community Prepares for Tropical Storm 

View Press Release Issued by Lowndes County The National Weather Service has predicted that Tropical Storm Hermine, that was upgraded yesterday from Tropical Depression 9, will move through Valdosta and is expected to bring thunderstorms to our... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:03:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Fire Police Public Information Public Works Utilities

City Hosts Public Meeting for CAPER Public Review 

The City of Valdosta invites citizens to provide feedback on its 2016 FY Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The report, which documents information on actual... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:10:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Announces Labor Day Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Monday, Sept. 5. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Mondays should place... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 26, 2016 2:41:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Sanitation Schedules

VFD Kicks off "Fill the Boot" Drive, Sept. 1-3 

Campaign benefits children and adults affected by muscle disease
The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the firefighters' annual "Fill the Boot" fundraising campaign on Thursday, Sept. 1. The event benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and celebrates a partnership lasting more than 60 years to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 26, 2016 2:40:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Sets Millage Rate for Fiscal Year 2017 

The Valdosta Mayor and City Council set the Fiscal Year 2017 millage rate for Valdosta citizens at 7.95 mills at the Aug. 25 City Council meeting, after listening to and considering the feedback from citizens at three scheduled public hearings.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, August 25, 2016 6:34:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Finance Press Release Public Information

Assistant Fire Chief Brian Boutwell Receives GAFC Certification 

On Aug. 13, 2016, City of Valdosta Assistant Fire Chief Brian Boutwell joined 21 fellow chiefs in being certified by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs (GAFC) during the 2016 Fires Service Conference held in Augusta. Certification applicants... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 15, 2016 2:19:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Three VFD Staff Members Honored as August 2016 Employees of the Month 

IN PHOTO L-R: Sgt. Shelley Miller, Firefighter Austin Williams, Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Administrative Battalion Chief Ronald Skrine. (Not present in photo is Lt. Robert Mercer.)‚Äč Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Administrative Battalion Chief ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 15, 2016 11:33:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Aug. 17 Property Tax Public Hearings Set 

Concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings scheduled for Aug. 17, at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. The third and final public hearing is scheduled for Aug. 25, at 5 p.m. For more information, contact the Finance Department at 229-259-3518. read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:03:00 PM Categories: Finance Press Release Public Information

City to Set Millage Rate at Aug. 25 Meeting 

Concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings scheduled for Aug. 17, at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. The third and final public hearing is scheduled for Aug. 25, at 5 p.m. See information posted below, or contact the Finance Department at... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 10, 2016 3:59:00 PM Categories: Finance Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Youth Council Seeks Local 7th and 8th Graders for Second Program Year 

The Valdosta Youth Council (VYC), initiated by Mayor John Gayle in 2015, is seeking applicants for its second program year after an immensely successful inaugural year. The VYC seeks to inspire local 7th and 8th grade students to build leadership... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, August 2, 2016 3:31:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information
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