Posts in Category: Press Release

MCPD Hosts 2017 South Georgia Resource Expo  

Event to raise awareness of community resources for people with disabilities
People with disabilities, as well as those who care for people with disabilities, will soon have the opportunity to browse local resources at a free event sponsored by the Valdosta Mayor's Council for Persons with Disabilities (MCPD). The 2017 South ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:57:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

Judge Lifts SDS Sanctions—Rules in Favor of Cities 

Local governments’ qualified status for grants, loans and permits reinstated
On Friday, Senior Superior Court Judge Gary C. McCorvey signed an order holding the sanctions imposed on all local governments of Lowndes County in abeyance pending further order of the court. The order, therefore, reinstated the local governments’... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, June 6, 2017 4:24:00 PM Categories: Press Release

North Ashley Street Signal Upgraded at Woodrow Wilson Drive 

Georgia Department of Transportation News Release
A change is coming Tuesday, May 30 to the intersection of North Ashley Street and Woodrow Wilson Drive as a flashing yellow arrow signal replaces the old five-section signal. View Fashing-Arrow Video The signal will no doubt be familiar to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 26, 2017 1:41:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

City Honors Winners of 2017 Historic Preservation Awards 

2017 Historic Preservation Award winners The City of Valdosta honored the 2017 Preservation Award winners at the May 25 City Council Meeting, as part of the city’s observance of National Historic Preservation Month. The 9th annual awards... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:44:00 PM Categories: Planning & Zoning Press Release Public Information

City Recognizes Outstanding Performers in Public Works 

Crowd gathered in Mathis Auditorium to show appreciation for the Public Works Department personnel. The 105 employees of the Public Works Department gathered at Mathis Auditorium on Wednesday, May 24, to be publicly recognized by city... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:48:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Announces Memorial Day Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Monday, May 29. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Mondays should place... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, May 22, 2017 3:16:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Sanitation Schedules

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

Valdosta Youth Council Completes Productive Second Year 

VYC complete 2016-2017 program year, May 11. The 15-member Valdosta Youth Council (VYC), initiated by Mayor John Gayle in 2015, successfully completed the 2016-2017 academic year with a variety of accomplishments. The VYC, now in its second... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 19, 2017 3:05:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Public Works Crew Honored as May Employees of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem Alvin Payton Jr. and Public Works Director Richard Hardy honored Crew Leader Robert Hamilton, Crew Leader Harry Bowdren and Maintenance Worker C.W. Shaw as the May 2017 Employees of the Month at the May 11 City Council... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:15:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Observes National Public Works Week, May 22-26 

Quick Fact: Last year, the Public Works Department collected 1,092 tons of recyclables materials, in addition to 29,011 tons of solid waste, 10,497 tons of yard trash, 15,751 special pickups, and 31,833 pounds of electronics from the city's two... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:12:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works
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