Posts in Category: Administration

​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

Valdosta Named First Cornerstone Community by GPP 

IN PHOTO: Mike Beatty (center), President and CEO of Great Promise Partnership, presented the first-ever Cornerstone Community designation to Valdosta during a public event on Nov. 28. Accepting the award are GPP partners (from left) Human Resources ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, November 29, 2016 5:09:00 PM Categories: Administration Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Events Kick Off Holiday for Community 

IN PHOTO: City of Valdosta Light Equipment Operator Lonnie Ledbetter places the star on the 30-foot Christmas tree assembled on the front lawn of Valdosta City Hall. The public is invited to the annual Christmas Tree Lighting that will be held here... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:31:00 AM Categories: Administration Engineering Fire Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta’s Public Safety Personnel Provide Youth with Happier Holidays 

The Valdosta Police Department and the Valdosta Fire Department are collecting donations for their annual Shop with a Cop and Shop with a Firefighter programs. The purpose of these programs is to brighten the holiday season for Valdosta families... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 9, 2016 2:53:00 PM Categories: Administration Fire Police Press Release Public Information

Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade Brings Cheer to Parkwood Patients 

The City of Valdosta is making the holiday season special for persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs who reside at the Parkwood Developmental Center. On Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m., Mayor John Gayle, VFD Fire Chief... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 9, 2016 8:40:00 AM Categories: Administration Fire Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Fall Electronics Recycling Event, Nov. 12 

More than half a million pounds of electronics recycled since 2006
Citizens who are wondering what to do with their outdated or unwanted electronic equipment are urged to attend a community e-recycling event that will properly dispose of their unwanted electronics, while reducing unnecessary clutter in time for the ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, November 7, 2016 3:46:00 PM Categories: Administration Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

VFD Graduates 18 from Citizens Fire Academy 

After nine weeks behind-the-scenes with the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD), 18 citizens graduated from the VFD Citizens Fire Academy, on Oct. 25. The program, in its third year, educates citizens and the business community about the services... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:57:00 AM Categories: Administration Fire Press Release Public Information
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