Posts in Category: City Council

City and County declare local state of emergency  

City and Lowndes County governments enacted emergency ordinances Tuesday due to the pending threat of Hurricane Michael. The declaration states Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency activates both the emergency operations plan and... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, October 9, 2018 2:11:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored for ‘Outstanding Elected Official Leadership’  

On September 26, 2018, Valdosta Mayor John Gayle was awarded the ‘Outstanding Elected Official Leadership’ from the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) at the annual conference in San Antonio, Texas. The award from ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:56:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Youth Council sworn in at Sept. 20 Council Meeting 

On September 20, 2018, seventeen students were sworn in at the Valdosta City Council meeting to serve on the 2018-19 Valdosta Youth Council (VYC). The VYC, initiated by Mayor John Gayle in 2015, inspires and prepares seventh- through... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, September 24, 2018 2:26:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Georgia Production Partnership (GPP) Announces South Georgia Regional Meeting Location 

The meeting, sponsored by the Georgia Film Office, will be held at Valdosta State University, on October 11.
ATLANTA, September 10, 2018 - As Georgia’s booming film industry continues to break records; Georgia Production Partnership announces the South Georgia Regional Meeting, to showcase the opportunity the film industry brings to all of Georgia. The ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, September 20, 2018 8:24:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Main Street Press Release Public Information

Special Recognition of Senator Ellis Black by the Georgia Municipal Association at Valdosta City Council Meeting 

On September 6, 2018 Georgia Senator Ellis Black was honored at the Valdosta City Council meeting for selected by the Georgia Municipal Association as a “Champion of Georgia’s Cities” for the 2017-2018 term of the Georgia General Assembly. This... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, September 10, 2018 2:10:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

Edward Riley Black named September Employee of the Month  

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored Edward Riley Black as the September 2018 Employee of the Month at the September 6, City Council meeting. Black received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and his name appears on a plaque displayed in City... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Friday, September 7, 2018 8:54:00 AM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

Aug. 16 Property Tax Public Hearings Set (Correction) 

Concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings scheduled for Aug. 16, at 12:00 p.m. and Aug. 21, 6:00 p.m. A third and final public hearing on this tax increase and setting of the 2018 millage rate will be held at Valdosta City Hall on August ... read more
 
Posted by Marcus McConico Friday, August 10, 2018 5:07:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Finance Public Information

Local barbers partner with Valdosta Councilwoman to offer free haircuts before first day of school 

On Monday, August 6, Councilwoman Vivian Miller-Cody partnered with two local barbers to offer free haircuts to more than twenty kids at the Robert Jenkins Community Center. “I just wanted to give back to the kids because you never know who... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, August 7, 2018 8:18:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

VFD Sergeant Ken Taylor honored as the July Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome honored Sergeant Ken Taylor as the July 2018 Employee of the Month at the July 5 City Council meeting. Sgt. Taylor received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, July 6, 2018 9:07:00 AM Categories: City Council Fire Human Resources Press Release Public Information

Mayor Gayle Reads Across Valdosta 

School is out for the summer but the efforts to encourage young students to read is year round. This summer, Valdosta Mayor John Gayle is reading to children in the Valdosta and Lowndes County communities at local child-care centers and family... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, June 29, 2018 10:06:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information
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