Posts in Category: Public Works

Mathis Auditorium Opens as Good Samaritan Shelter 

The City of Valdosta will open Mathis Auditorium, 2300 North Ashley Street, as a Good Samaritan shelter on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m., to shelter those who live in mobile homes, RVs or less-safe housing and need a place to weather the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:51:00 AM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works

Forecast Indicates Extremely Dangerous Conditions 

Lowndes County, Georgia – Lowndes County is officially under a Hurricane Watch. The current forecast from the National Weather Service indicates extremely dangerous conditions to include: Peak Wind Forecast: up to 80 mph sustained with gusts... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:48:00 AM Categories: City Council Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

September-October 2017 City Beat Available Online 

The September-October 2017 City Beat newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. Many topics are included in this issue such as various public involvement programs, ways to serve in the community, Celebration of the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 1, 2017 10:22:00 AM Categories: City Beat Newsletter Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Main Street Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

City Welcomes Darryl Muse as New Utilities Director 

The City of Valdosta welcomes Walter “Darryl” Muse as the new Director of Utilities, effective Sept.18, 2017. Muse brings with him to the city nearly a quarter of a century of experience in the operation and management of water and wastewater... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 28, 2017 2:58:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Announces Labor Day Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Monday, Sept. 4, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday with their... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:18:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Transforming Trash into (Art) Treasure 

Artists sought for Second Annual Dumpster Art Project
Download 2017 Dumpster Art Application Turning trash dumpsters into public art is more than just “putting lipstick on a pig.” The innovative community activity transforms necessary but unsightly garbage containers into works of arts,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 27, 2017 4:14:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Receives 2017 APWA Project of the Year Award 

City recognized for construction of wastewater system projects
From left: APWA-GA Chapter President Terrence Simpkins, Mayor John Gayle, Utilities Director Henry Hicks, City Manager Larry Hanson, and APWA President Elect Bo Mills. The City of Valdosta received the 2017 Project of the Year Award from the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 27, 2017 8:04:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Receives GPP Trailblazer Award 

Pictured from left: Mark Barber, Assistant City Manager; Alvin Payton Jr., Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem; Dorothy Hubbard, GMA President and Albany Mayor; Vivian Miller-Cody, Councilwoman; John Gayle, Valdosta Mayor; Sandra Tooley, Councilwoman;... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, July 5, 2017 4:45:00 PM Categories: Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Neighborhood Development Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Commits to Second Year of Great Promise to Local Youth 

City recognized for leading state in implementation of program
Sixteen Valdosta High School juniors and seniors embarked on a career training experience of a lifetime with the City of Valdosta on July 5, as part of the Great Promise Partnership Program (GPP). The new students joined four GPP student interns... read more
 

City Announces July 4 Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Tuesday, July 4, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday with... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:26:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works
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