Posts in Category: Neighborhood Development

Valdosta Observes Community Development Week  

The City of Valdosta will observe National Community Development Week (NCDW), April 17- 22, with various events that will highlight the year-round resources provided through the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 5, 2017 1:04:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Banker’s Roundtable to Improve Quality of Life for Persons with Disabilities 

The Valdosta Mayor’s Council for Persons with Disabilities will host a Banker’s Roundtable on March 27, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., to brainstorm the financial accessibility issues faced by individuals with disabilities and to seek solutions for improved... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:41:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City of Valdosta Coordinates 2017 Georgia Homeless Count Locally 

The City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development Division is coordinating the 2017 Georgia Homeless Count for Valdosta and Lowndes County, part of a statewide effort through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to determine the number of ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, January 13, 2017 12:12:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Nine Opportunities to Serve in New Year 

Valdosta-Lowndes County residents who have made serving their community a New Year’s resolution have until Wednesday, Feb. 1, to apply for one of nine city appointments to serve on a board, commission, authority or advisory committee. The... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, January 5, 2017 2:07:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Neighborhood Development Planning & Zoning Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Named First Cornerstone Community by GPP 

IN PHOTO: Mike Beatty (center), President and CEO of Great Promise Partnership, presented the first-ever Cornerstone Community designation to Valdosta during a public event on Nov. 28. Accepting the award are GPP partners (from left) Human Resources ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, November 29, 2016 5:09:00 PM Categories: Administration Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Neighborhood Development Hosts City-Wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day 

Oct. 22 set for city-wide cleanup
The City of Valdosta Neighborhood Development Division will host a City-Wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day at specific locations only, in conjunction with the nationally-recognized Make-A-Difference Day, on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, October 12, 2016 1:19:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Partners with UGA for Workforce Housing and Transportation Survey 

The City of Valdosta has partnered with the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Housing and Demographic Research Center to conduct a survey that will explore housing, neighborhood and transportation preferences among people working in Valdosta. Made... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 30, 2016 8:07:00 AM Categories: Administration Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Affordable Housing Summit and Town Hall Meeting 

The City of Valdosta will host the 2016 Affordable Housing Summit and Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Mildred M. Hunter Community Center, located at 509 S. Fry Street. The free event will provide affordable... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:38:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

New Low-Interest Loans to Assist Valdosta Small Businesses 

Beginning Oct. 1, a new City of Valdosta program using federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds will make available low-interest loans of up to $10,000 each to qualifying new and existing small businesses within the City of Valdosta.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 27, 2016 2:25:00 PM Categories: Finance Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

New Georgia Program Provides Mortgage Assistance to Homeowners 

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) will launch a new mortgage assistance program on Wednesday, Sept. 28, that will allow citizens with underwater homes—homeowners who owe more than their home is currently worth—to apply for up to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 27, 2016 8:59:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information
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