Here is the agenda and a few pictures of the first Valdosta City Council meeting of 2020, including the installation of new Mayor Scott James Matheson and new Mayor Pro-Tem Tim Carroll.
A few City Council members were re-elected and took the oath of office again; none are new. LAKE videos will follow.
REGULAR MEETING OF THE VALDOSTA CITY COUNCIL
5:30 PM Thursday, January 9, 2020
COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL
- Opening Ceremonies
- Call to Order
- Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag
- Reading of the Election Results
- Reading of the 2019 Municipal Election Results and Run-off Election Results.
- Oaths of Office
- Oaths of Office of the Mayor and City Council Districts 1, 3, 5, and At Large.
- Election of the Mayor Pro Tem and Oath of Office
- Election of Mayor Pro Tem and Oath of Office
- Awards and Presentations
- Presentation of the 2019 Greater Valdosta Christmas Parade Awards.
- Presentation of the Municipal Audit for Fiscal Year 2019.
- Minutes Approval
- Valdosta City Council – Regular Meeting – Dec 5, 2019 5:30 PM
- Public Hearings
- Consideration of an Ordinance to rezone 6.70 acres from Planned Mixed Use Development (PMD) to Highway-Commercial (C-H) by Quick Trip Corporation (File No. VA-2019-08). The property is located at 1394 North St. Augustine Road. The Greater Lowndes Planning Commission reviewed this request at their November Regular Meeting and recommended approval (8-0 Vote). Council postponed this request at the December 5, 2019 Regular Meeting until the January 9, 2020 Regular Meeting.
- Bids, Contracts, Agreements and Expenditures
- Consideration of bids for the purchase of one Leaf Collector Vacuum Truck for the Public Works Department.
- Consideration of bids for the purchase of a Backhoe for the Utilities Department.
- Citizens to be Heard
- City Manager’s Report
- Council Comments
This is Charles White, a staffer for Georgia U.S. Senator David Perdue. Staffer White has been trying to get the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to respond about the Valdosta wastewater situation.
A month later, still no response from EPA.
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