Storm drains, Smart Community Challenge Grant @ VCC 2020-06-11

I give them credit for livestreaming while they work out the kinks in for example better sound.

City Manager Mark Barber is reading questions from citizens. First one is about how to prevent situations like with George Floyd. Second one is about unnecessary use of force, more funding for educators, minimum wage, etc.


Valdosta City Council’s own facebook livestream.

Here is the agenda.

5:30 PM Thursday, June 11, 2020

  1. Opening Ceremonies
    1. Call to Order
    2. Invocation
    3. Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag
  2. Minutes Approval
    1. Valdosta City Council – Regular Meeting – May 21, 2020 5:30 PM
  3. Ordinances and Resolutions
    1. Consideration of an Ordinance to amend the City of Valdosta’s Purchasing Policy for allowance of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Procurement Policy when expending 5307 Grant Funds.
  4. Bids, Contracts, Agreements and Expenditures
    1. Consideration of bids for the replacement of storm drainage pipe on Woodlawn Drive.
    2. Consideration of an Agreement for governmental affairs representation for the City of Valdosta.
  5. Local Funding and Requests
    1. Consideration of a request to authorize the City of Valdosta Engineering Department to apply for a Georgia Smart Community Challenge Grant and purchase equipment for upgrades to the Traffic Management Center.
  6. Citizens to be Heard
  7. City Manager’s Report
  8. Council Comments
  9. Adjournment


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