Posts in Category: City Council

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

City Responds to TS Hermine 

Citizens’ safety the top priority; cleanup efforts expected to take weeks
The City of Valdosta is responding to the impact of Tropical Storm Hermine, even while storm conditions may continue through midday today. Persevering through hurricane-strength winds, large amounts of rainfall, power outages, and downed traffic... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 2, 2016 11:02:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

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

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

Ten Board Vacancies Provide Opportunities for Citizens 

Valdosta citizens may participate in accomplishing the business of the city by serving on a variety of boards, commissions, authorities and advisory committees. Currently, the city has 10 vacancies for which they are seeking community-minded... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:43:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Cuts Ribbon on State-of-the-Art Wastewater Treatment Plant and Force Main 

The City of Valdosta will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 12, at 8 a.m., to celebrate the culmination of two significant sewer infrastructure improvement projects. The ribbon cutting will be held on the 75-acre site of the new... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:13:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

City Delivers a Balanced Budget 

After making some tough decisions that resulted in the reduction of over $3.7 million of department requests, the City of Valdosta Fiscal Year 2017 Budget was approved by the Mayor and City Council at their June 9 City Council meeting. City Manager... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 9, 2016 7:20:00 PM Categories: Administration Annual Budget City Council Finance Press Release Public Information

Three Valdosta Firefighters Share May 2016 Employee of the Month Honors 

IN PHOTO (From Left): Asst. Fire Chief Brian Boutwell, Michelle Mercer, Sgt. Robert Mercer, Firefighter Lloyd Cummings, Lt. Ronald Shoemake, Mayor John Gayle and Fire Chief Freddie Broome. Sgt. Mercer, FF Cummings and Lt. Shoemake were honored... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:54:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Fire Press Release Public Information

Citizens Graduate from Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation 

Twenty local citizens graduated from the 7th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation at a ceremony on May 9. The seven-week program, an initiative of the Valdosta Mayor and City Council, attracted citizens from all walks of life—from... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 20, 2016 2:03:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information
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