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Valdosta 101 Provides Behind-the-Scenes View of Local Government 

Valdostans and other local citizens who want an inside look at their city government are urged to sign up for the 7th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation, which takes place from April 4-May 16, 2016. The program, an initiative of the ... read more
 
Posted by Monday, February 15, 2016 8:57:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Honored for 30 years of Caring for Trees at Arbor Day Event 

The social, community, environmental and economic benefits of trees and our community’s commitment to care for them will be celebrated at the 2016 Arbor Day event, on Friday, Feb. 19, at 10 a.m. The event, hosted by the Valdosta Tree Commission,... read more
 
Posted by Friday, February 12, 2016 8:21:00 AM Categories: Administration Engineering Environmental Press Release Public Information

MPO Transportation Plan Amendment Proposed 

The Southern Georgia Regional Commission is seeking public comments on a proposed amendment to the 2040 Transportation Vision Plan and FY15-18 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Valdosta-Lowndes County Metropolitan Planning... read more
 
Posted by Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:03:00 PM Categories: Administration Engineering Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Citizen Engagement App Provides Convenient, Quick and Quality Service 

The new Valdosta Click ‘N Fix app makes it easier than ever before for citizens to report non-emergency issues to city staff. Powered by SeeClickFix, the user-friendly tool allows residents to request city departmental services and to report quality ... read more
 

Welcome to the New City Website 

Take Our Citizens Survey The City of Valdosta launched its new robust website today packed with information about how local government works, how to make online payments, how to report a concern, and how to start a business, among an exhaustive... read more
 
Posted by Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:35:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

VPD Seeks Applications for Citizen's Police Academy 

Spring Session Begins March 17
The Valdosta Police Department has announced the 23rd Session of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, March 17, 2016 and will last for 10 weeks. The goal of the CPA is to give citizens a better understanding ... read more
 
Posted by Wednesday, February 3, 2016 2:42:00 PM Categories: Administration Police Press Release

Bird Supper 2016 Tickets on Sale Now 

Tickets are on sale for the 2016 Bird Supper, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at the historic Georgia Railroad Depot, in Atlanta, beginning at 5 p.m. The traditional event, sponsored by the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners and the City... read more
 
Posted by Monday, February 1, 2016 9:06:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release

Local Students Consider, “If I Were Mayor” 

IN PHOTO: Mayor John Gayle encourages 6th graders at JL Newbern Middle School to enter the “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” Essay Contest, during his Jan. 28 visit. The deadline for the contest, sponsored by the new Valdosta Youth Council, is... read more
 
Posted by Monday, February 1, 2016 8:57:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta’s ISO Rating Top in Nation 

Valdosta’s new Insurance Service Office (ISO) rating is a Class 1 —and it’s a significant achievement for our city and our citizens. Valdosta’s ISO rating is the highest fire insurance rating in the nation, held by only 136 out of 48,000 communities ... read more
 
Posted by Wednesday, January 27, 2016 8:25:00 AM Categories: Administration Fire Utilities

City Partnership Provides More Access to Job Search Resources 

The City of Valdosta Neighborhood Development Division has partnered with Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers, Inc. to expand community access to job training and connections services through a series of workshops and a new Job... read more
 
Posted by Wednesday, January 27, 2016 8:05:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development
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