New Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem @ VCC 2020-01-09

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.

[Seldom seen this full]
Seldom seen this full

A few City Council members were re-elected and took the oath of office again; none are new. LAKE videos will follow.

5:30 PM Thursday, January 9, 2020

  1. Opening Ceremonies
    1. Call to Order
    2. Invocation
    3. Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag
  2. Reading of the Election Results
    1. Reading of the 2019 Municipal Election Results and Run-off Election Results.
  3. Oaths of Office

    [Mayor Scott James Matheson]
    Mayor Scott James Matheson

    1. Oaths of Office of the Mayor and City Council Districts 1, 3, 5, and At Large.

      [All re-elected]
      All re-elected

  4. Election of the Mayor Pro Tem and Oath of Office
    1. Election of Mayor Pro Tem and Oath of Office

      [Mayor Pro-Tem Tim Carroll]
      Mayor Pro-Tem Tim Carroll

  5. Awards and Presentations
    1. Presentation of the 2019 Greater Valdosta Christmas Parade Awards.

      [Christmas Parade Awards]
      Christmas Parade Awards

    2. Presentation of the Municipal Audit for Fiscal Year 2019.
  6. Minutes Approval
    1. Valdosta City Council – Regular Meeting – Dec 5, 2019 5:30 PM
  7. Public Hearings
    1. 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.
  8. Bids, Contracts, Agreements and Expenditures
    1. Consideration of bids for the purchase of one Leaf Collector Vacuum Truck for the Public Works Department.
    2. Consideration of bids for the purchase of a Backhoe for the Utilities Department.
  9. Citizens to be Heard
  10. City Manager’s Report
  11. Council Comments
  12. Adjournment

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.

[Charles White, staffer for GA Sen. Perdue]
Charles White, staffer for GA Sen. Perdue

A month later, still no response from EPA.


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