City Seeks Seven to Serve on Local Boards 

The City of Valdosta has seven vacancies on two local boards for which they are seeking community-minded people to apply.

In accordance with its Appointment Policy and to make the public aware of these volunteer opportunities to serve their community, the city announces the following:

  • Valdosta Housing Board of Adjustments & Appeal—Five Appointments
  • Valdosta-Lowndes County Construction Board of Adjustments & Appeals—Two Appointments (Note: Applicants must have construction experience, and one of these appointments must be a general contractor.)

“The board positions for which we are currently seeking applicants provide great opportunities to represent the community,” said Mayor John Gayle. “Good government depends on the involvement of others, and we urge our citizens to earnestly consider these opportunities to serve.”

Interested applicants should first review the Membership Requirements booklet and the Code of Ethics, complete an application, and sign a Code of Ethics form, all of which are available at the Valdosta City Clerk’s Office, located at 216 East Central Avenue. All required forms, which may also be conveniently downloaded or completed online at the city’s website, should be submitted to the City Clerk by 5 p.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017.

Mayor and Council will make the appointments from the pool of qualified applicants at the Aug. 10 City Council meeting. 

To learn more about serving the community through these entities, call City Clerk Teresa S. Bolden at 229-259-3503, email at, or download the information from

Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, June 20, 2017 4:49:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information