Posts in Category: City Council

Valdosta Government 101 Provides Insight on Local Government 

Registration Underway
Register online or download a printable application form. Valdostans and other local community members who want an inside look at how their city government runs are urged to sign up for the 8th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation, ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 6, 2017 2:41:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

​Clarifying SDS Concerns 

While much information has circulated regarding the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) negotiations between Lowndes County and the Cities of Dasher, Hahira, Lake Park, Remerton and Valdosta, a few items require clarification so that the public is... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 11, 2017 2:14:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta City Manager Honored as a 2017 Notable Georgian 

Valdosta City Manager Larry Hanson was selected as one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2017 Notable Georgians. Hanson will be honored at a luncheon on Jan. 26 at the Georgia Aquarium, along with other Notable Georgians, the Georgian of the Year, the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, January 5, 2017 3:56:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council 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

Bird Supper 2017 Tickets on Sale Now 

Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Bird Supper, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at the historic Georgia Railroad Depot, in Atlanta, beginning at 5 p.m. The traditional event, sponsored by the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners and the City... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:52:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

​Valdosta Addresses Annexation Comments 

Annexation is not part of SDS
In reply to a few comments the City of Valdosta has received regarding the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS), the city seeks to clarify the topic of annexation. Annexation of property is a legal process outlined in state law and is separate from... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 1, 2016 4:43:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Twelve VFD Firefighters Graduate from Recruit School 

Twelve Valdosta firefighters will graduate from Recruit School on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. A ceremony for the graduates, their family members and guests will begin at 2 p.m. at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority facility,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:26:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Unveils Four New Fire Trucks 

The Valdosta Fire Department unveiled four new fire trucks on Nov. 30 that replaced four 18-year-old pumper trucks in its current fleet at stations 2,3,4 and 6. The new trucks are front line pumpers that are custom-built with the latest and most... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:06:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Fire Press Release Public Information

Cities Seek to Resolve SDS Issues with Lowndes County 

Municipalities adopt SDS extension to remain in compliance with state while negotiations continue
On November 1, 2016, the Department of Community Affairs for the State of Georgia notified all local governments in Lowndes County that they were no longer eligible to receive state funding or permits. This is because the Service Delivery Strategy... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:53:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

City Announces 12 Opportunities to Serve the Community 

Citizens who seek a rewarding public service role in the community are encouraged to apply for the 12 opportunities available on the city's boards, commissions, authorities or advisory committees (BCAAC). These volunteer positions are designed to ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:02:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information
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