Posts in Category: Administration

Valdosta Mayor and Council Appoint Mark Barber as Interim City Manager 

The City of Valdosta Mayor and Council appointed Assistant City Manager Mark Barber as the Interim City Manager at the Nov. 9 City Council meeting. Effective Dec. 8, 2017, Barber will fill the vacancy left by City Manager Larry Hanson, who has been ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, November 9, 2017 6:57:00 PM Categories: Administration Finance Human Resources Press Release Public Information

City Manager Larry Hanson Retires From Valdosta with Exceptional 42-Year Career 

Hanson has been named the Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director
Larry Hanson will retire from the City of Valdosta, effective Dec. 8 after 42 years of public service, 22 of which he served as the Valdosta City Manager. Hanson will assume his new role as the Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:58:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta City Manager Appointed Vice-Chairman of DCA Board 

City Manager Larry Hanson was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Board on Wednesday, Aug. 16. In October 2014, Hanson was appointed by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to the DCA Board At-Large seat for a... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:59:00 PM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information

Community Celebration Planned for USAF 70th Birthday, Sept. 16 

Moody honored with Freedom 5K and Family Fun Day at Park
The community is invited to the USAF 70th Birthday Community Celebration at Freedom Park on Saturday, Sept. 16 that will pay tribute to the men and women who serve in the USAF at Moody Air Force Base. Located at 3795 Guest Road, Freedom Park... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 21, 2017 4:02:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Fire Chief Demonstrates Excellence in Fire Services 

Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome has been awarded the professional designation of Chief Fire Officer (CFO) by the Commission on Professional Credentialing, an entity of the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. Chief Broome is one of only... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 18, 2017 12:41:00 PM Categories: Administration Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Welcomes New Moody Commander 

Commander makes history as first female
Valdosta City Manager Larry Hanson welcomes new 23d Wing Commander Col. Jennifer Short at the July 10 Change of Command ceremony. MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – Col. Jennifer M. Short took command of the 23d Wing from Col. Thomas E. Kunkel... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, July 10, 2017 11:24:00 AM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information

Work Session and City Council Meetings Canceled 

The Valdosta City Council Work Session, which would fall on the July 4 holiday, and the regularly-scheduled City Council Meeting, which was scheduled for Thursday, July 6, have both been canceled. The next regularly-scheduled City Council... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, June 30, 2017 10:29:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Public Information

City Delivers a Balanced Budget 

The City of Valdosta Fiscal Year 2018 Budget was approved by the Mayor and City Council at their June 22 City Council meeting. The budget was presented to the council as a balanced budget, as required by the City Charter, importantly with no... read more
 

City Seeks Seven to Serve on Local Boards  

The City of Valdosta has seven vacancies on two local boards for which they are seeking community-minded people to apply. In accordance with its Appointment Policy and to make the public aware of these volunteer opportunities to serve their... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, June 20, 2017 4:49:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Civic Program Provides the 101 on Local Government 

More than 200 have completed Valdosta’s orientation to date
Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation Class of 2017 with Mayor, City Manager and PIO. Twenty local citizens graduated from the 8th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation at a ceremony on May 8, joining more than 200... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 19, 2017 3:11:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information
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