Posts in Category: Public Works

Citizens urged to play an active role in the prevention of new mosquito populations 

Recent heavy rains have provided additional breeding grounds for new mosquito populations across our city and region. Since mosquitoes need standing water in which to develop—from egg to larva to pupa and finally to hatch into a full-grown adult... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, June 28, 2018 9:36:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Lane Shifts planned at several roads in Valdosta 

Starting Tuesday, June 26, there will be several lane shifts put in place in Valdosta. The first on will take place on Tuesday starting at 9 a.m. at the intersection of North Ashley Street and Bemiss Road. The lane shift will be on N. Ashley Street... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, June 26, 2018 9:15:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Public Works Road Closure

Summertime Mosquito Prevention and Protection 

During the summer months it is common to see a lot of rain in South Georgia. Many mosquito problems in your neighborhood are likely to come from water-filled containers that you, the resident, can help to eliminate. All mosquitoes require water in... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, June 22, 2018 2:31:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Public Works encourages residents to bag yard debris 

The City of Valdosta Public Works Department is encouraging residents to bag their yard debris such as leaves. In the past, the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) restrictions did not allow yard debris to go into the landfill; however, now... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:43:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Sanitation schedule released for Fourth of July Holiday 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Wednesday, July 4, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:49:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Sanitation Schedules

Ribbon Cutting held for new playground at Vallotton Youth Athletic Complex. 

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, City of Valdosta leaders joined the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority (VLPRA) to hold a ribbon cutting for the new playground at the Vallotton Youth Athletic Complex. The $85,000 project was... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, June 6, 2018 3:43:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Public Works Appreciation Luncheon honors outstanding employees 

The employees of the Public Works Department gathered at Mathis Auditorium on Wednesday, May 23, to be publicly recognized by city leadership and their peers for their performance and dedication year-round. The Employee Appreciation Luncheon,... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:53:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

City of Valdosta staff kick off 'Love Where You Live' campaign  

In honor of National Public Works Week, the City of Valdosta public works staff have rolled out a new campaign focused on anti-littering. The educational campaign is called 'Love Where You Live.' Public Works staff from the City of Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:40:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Observes National Public Works Week, May 21-25 

The City of Valdosta will observe National Public Works Week, on May 21-25, with a variety of activities that will highlight the services provided by the staff of the city’s Public Works Department. The national observance, sponsored by the... read more
 
Posted by Darla Dunning Tuesday, May 15, 2018 12:09:00 PM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information Public Works

Three Valdosta Public Works Employees Named March 2018 Employees of the Month 

From Left: Lawrence McCoy, Gloria White, Charles Brantley, Public Works Director Richard Hardy and Mayor John Gayle. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Public Works Director Richard Hardy honored Charles Brantley, Lawrence McCoy, and Gloria White... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 22, 2018 9:24:00 AM Categories: Human Resources Press Release Public Works
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