Posts in Category: City Council

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

Community donations provide pool passes for children this summer 

Several donations from community members have provided more than 100 pool passes for local kids this summer. On Tuesday, June 12, City and County leaders joined Roy Taylor, a resident and Valdosta business owner, and Roy Hunnewell with the... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, June 14, 2018 10:55:00 AM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

Christin Holtzclaw Honored as April Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Utilities Director Darryl Muse honored Christin Holtzclaw as the April 2018 Employee of the Month at the April 19 City Council meeting. Holtzclaw received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and her name appears on... read more
 
Posted by Darla Dunning Friday, April 20, 2018 10:19:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information Utilities

Sixth Grade Essay Contest Winners Recognized  

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle recognized the winners of the 2018 “If I Were Mayor” sixth grade essay contest at the April 19 City Council meeting. The contest, sponsored by the Valdosta Youth Council, encourages local sixth graders each year to... read more
 
Posted by Darla Dunning Friday, April 20, 2018 8:41:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

City Announces 11 Opportunities to Serve  

The City of Valdosta has 11 vacancies on a variety of boards, commissions, authorities and advisory committees for which they are seeking community-minded people to apply. "The board positions for which we are currently seeking applicants touch... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:55:00 AM Categories: Administration Board & Commissions City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Mayor and Council Appoint Mark Barber as City Manager 

The City of Valdosta Mayor and Council officially appointed Mark Barber as the city manager at the March 22 City Council meeting. Barber has served Valdosta as its interim city manager since Dec. 8, 2017, filling the vacancy left by former City... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 23, 2018 2:08:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Supreme Court Released Its Opinion in City of Union Point v. Greene County on March 15 

The case has implications for lawsuit between Lowndes County and Cities
The Supreme Court of Georgia has decided the judicial resolution provision contained in the Service Delivery Act is constitutional. This means that the counterclaim filed by the Cities of Dasher, Hahira, Lake Park, Remerton, and Valdosta in response ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, March 21, 2018 3:05:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Mayor and City Council Set Goals for FY 2019 

The Valdosta Mayor and City Council held their Strategic Initiatives Summit (SIS) on March 16-17. The annual planning event allows for the city’s top officials to spend an uninterrupted length of time discussing important issues and setting a number ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, March 20, 2018 9:47:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Local Students Consider, “If I Were Mayor...” 

Local sixth-grade students can dream about being the top elected city official by participating in the “If I Were Mayor” essay contest, sponsored by the City of Valdosta and the Valdosta Youth Council. The contest gives sixth-grade students—from... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, February 8, 2018 3:15:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information
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