Boards, Commissions, Authorities, & Advisory Committees give citizens a voice in their government. They provide a means to influence decisions that shape the quality of life for citizens. Participating on a Board, Commission, Authority, or Advisory Committee is one of the most effective ways that a citizen can have an active voice in their government.
The City of Valdosta provides numerous opportunities for citizens to serve the community through various Boards, Commissions, Authorities and Advisory Committees. A policy for appointment to these entities was unanimously adopted by the Mayor and Council in 2008 with the primary goal of providing a greater opportunity for citizens of the City of Valdosta to participate in these entities and to establish an official process for making appointments.
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In order to be considered for an appointment to any Board, Commission, Authority, and Advisory Committee, applicants must review the General Membership Requirements & Code of Ethics Booklet, complete a General Application, and sign and date the Code of Ethics form. Completed applications and the Code of Ethics form should be returned to City Clerk Teresa Bolden, at 216 East Central Avenue, P. O. Box 1125, Valdosta, GA 31603-1125, prior to the closing date for acceptance of applications.
For general information regarding the City’s Boards, Commissions, Authorities, and Advisory Committees, contact City Clerk Teresa Bolden at (229) 259-3503, E-mail, or view the information provided on the specific Boards, Commissions, Authorities, or Advisory Committees on these pages.