Posts in Category: Neighborhood Development

City Hosts Affordable Housing Summit and Town Hall Meeting 

The City of Valdosta will host the 2016 Affordable Housing Summit and Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Mildred M. Hunter Community Center, located at 509 S. Fry Street. The free event will provide affordable... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:38:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

New Low-Interest Loans to Assist Valdosta Small Businesses 

Beginning Oct. 1, a new City of Valdosta program using federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds will make available low-interest loans of up to $10,000 each to qualifying new and existing small businesses within the City of Valdosta.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 27, 2016 2:25:00 PM Categories: Finance Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

New Georgia Program Provides Mortgage Assistance to Homeowners 

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) will launch a new mortgage assistance program on Wednesday, Sept. 28, that will allow citizens with underwater homes—homeowners who owe more than their home is currently worth—to apply for up to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 27, 2016 8:59:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Public Meeting for CAPER Public Review 

The City of Valdosta invites citizens to provide feedback on its 2016 FY Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The report, which documents information on actual... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:10:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Southern Hospitality Workcamp Returns for 10th Year 

The City of Valdosta will welcome approximately 207 youth and adult volunteers from around the country as they spend June 26-July 2 of their summer vacations serving the citizens of Valdosta through the labor of love event known as the Southern... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, June 20, 2016 8:52:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City Cuts Ribbon on CDBG Reconstructed Brookwood Drive Home 

The City of Valdosta will host a ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, June 21, at 10:30 a.m., for a newly reconstructed home on 607 E. Brookwood Drive, located in one of the city's Designated Revitalization Areas. The reconstructed home was built utilizing... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, June 20, 2016 8:47:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

State Program Offers Great Promise to Local Youth 

Valdosta becomes one of the first municipalities in state to utilize GPP resource
On July 5, several Valdosta High School juniors and seniors will embark on a career training experience of a lifetime as part of the Great Promise Partnership (GPP) program. The City of Valdosta is one of the first municipalities in Georgia to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, June 17, 2016 8:25:00 AM Categories: Administration Human Resources Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Second Bi-Annual Trash Amnesty Day Positively Impacts City Neighborhoods 

The City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development Division hosted its second city-wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day on April 23, which resulted in the collection of more than 40 tons of trash—nearly four times what was collected at the first Bulk Trash... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:33:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Environmental Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Hosts Spring Cleanup Events, April 23 

Citizens urged to clean in and around properties
Spring is the time of year when citizens typically take advantage of the warmer weather to complete several spring cleaning chores around their homes. The City of Valdosta offers two free events this weekend that will provide free opportunities to... read more
 

Valdosta Celebrates Georgia Cities Week, April 17-23 

The City of Valdosta will join other cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia Cities Week, April 17-23, to recognize the many services city governments provide for the quality of life of citizens. The theme this year is “Go To Town” and will... read more
 
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