Posts in Category: Neighborhood Development

Ten VHS Seniors Graduate from City’s GPP Program 

The City of Valdosta recognized 10 Valdosta High School (VHS) seniors who graduated from the Great Promise Partnership (GPP) program, at a ceremony on April 30. The students received a GPP stole, a graduate certificate from the GPP program, and a... read more
 
Posted by Darla Dunning Tuesday, May 8, 2018 9:16:00 AM Categories: Administration Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Public Hearing for CDBG Annual Action Plan 

The City of Valdosta will host a public hearing for citizens to comment on the Annual Action Plan on Tuesday, April 17, at 5:30 p.m., in the Valdosta City Hall Annex, Multi-Purpose Room. The hearing will provide citizens with information on the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 4, 2018 12:02:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Celebrates National Community Development Week 

The City of Valdosta will participate in the 2018 observance of National Community Development Week, April 2 – 6, with a variety of events that highlight the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program is a U.S.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, March 26, 2018 1:56:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City of Valdosta Coordinates 2018 Georgia Homeless Count Locally 

The City of Valdosta Neighborhood Development Division is coordinating the 2018 Georgia Homeless Count for Valdosta and Lowndes County, part of a statewide effort through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to determine the number of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, January 19, 2018 9:53:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City Sets Stage for Talks about Neighborhood Revitalization 

On Monday, Jan. 29, at 5:30 p.m., in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room, the fifth neighborhood Think Tank will meet regarding the revitalization plan for Ora Lee West and the surrounding neighborhoods of Brookwood and Tom Town. This... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10:39:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Affordable Housing Summit and Town Hall Meeting 

Decent, affordable housing is an important aspect of any community. While it fulfills a basic human need for shelter, it also contributes to the wellbeing of our citizens and plays an important role in the economic vitality of our community. The... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, September 27, 2017 3:53:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Forums Scheduled to Discuss Proposed Curfew/Parental Responsibility Ordinance 

The Valdosta Police Department will host three community forums to hear feedback and concerns from the community on a proposed new Curfew and Parental Responsibility Ordinance. The forums will take place at the following dates and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, September 25, 2017 5:37:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Police Press Release Public Information

List of Shelters in Community 

The following is a list of shelters that are currently open or will be open soon. We appreciate the hospitality of those who are serving others during this great time of need. Crosspointe Church, 4100 N Valdosta Rd, Valdosta– FULL Park... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:07:00 PM Categories: Fire Neighborhood Development Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Receives GPP Trailblazer Award 

Pictured from left: Mark Barber, Assistant City Manager; Alvin Payton Jr., Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem; Dorothy Hubbard, GMA President and Albany Mayor; Vivian Miller-Cody, Councilwoman; John Gayle, Valdosta Mayor; Sandra Tooley, Councilwoman;... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, July 5, 2017 4:45:00 PM Categories: Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Neighborhood Development Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Commits to Second Year of Great Promise to Local Youth 

City recognized for leading state in implementation of program
Sixteen Valdosta High School juniors and seniors embarked on a career training experience of a lifetime with the City of Valdosta on July 5, as part of the Great Promise Partnership Program (GPP). The new students joined four GPP student interns... read more
 
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