Posts in Category: Public Works

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

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

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
 

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
 

Caring For Our City 

One of the civic responsibilities we all share is keeping our city attractive and well maintained. In recent years, we have received an increasing number of citizen complaints about overgrown lots in neighborhoods and general lack of maintenance of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 1, 2016 3:44:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Hosts E-Recycling Event, April 9 

More than 277 tons of electronic waste saved from landfill since 2006
The City of Valdosta, in partnership with Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful (KLVB) and Atlanta Recycling Solutions, will host a Spring Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Mathis Auditorium parking lot, at... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 1, 2016 9:36:00 AM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

A Call for Artists for the 2016 Georgia Cities Week “Dumpster Art” Project 

View flier View application Artists Wanted! The City of Valdosta and the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts invite artists and artist teams to submit their conceptual designs to be considered for a public Dumpster Art project as part ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, March 30, 2016 10:06:00 AM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information Public Works

Good Friday Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Friday, March 25, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Good Friday. Citizens should place their green rollouts at the curbside by 5 a.m.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, March 21, 2016 9:46:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Sanitation Schedules
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