Videos: New Valdosta City Council members, resolution to stop state fee diversions @ VCC 2018-01-11

Sworn in: re-elected Sandra Tooley (District 2) and new members Eric Howard (District 4) and Andy Gibbs (District 6), plus Sandra Tooley again as new Mayor Pro Tem. The vote on Mayor Pro Tem split evenly with the Mayor voting, between Sandra Tooley and Tim Carroll, so they ended up having Judge Tunison draw one of the two names out of a box.

Employee of the month was Ronnie Lancaster, Utilities Department.

They didn’t really appoint anybody to the Airport Authority; they just reminded everybody that Alvin Payton had previously agreed to take the Mayor’s ex officio non-voting slot on that Authority, and now the Mayor wants to take it back; Council said that was fine.

Two citizens were heard: Rev. Floyd Rose (invitation to MLK Jr. services at his church) and George Boston Rhynes (about first black mayor of Cairo, GA and compliments to Valdosta City Council on exceptional camaraderie).

In Council Comments, Tim Carroll recommended a resolution in support of a resolution in the state legislature to stop state fee diversions.

Below are links to each LAKE video of each agenda item, with a very few notes, followed by a LAKE video playlist. See also the agenda.

Here’s a LAKE video playlist:


Videos: New Valdosta City Council members, resolution to stop state fee diversions
Regular Session, Valdosta City Council (VCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, 11 January 2018.

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