Valdosta-Lowndes County residents invited to serve on boards

Valdosta-Lowndes County residents invited to serve on boards
Posted at 9:09 AM, Jan 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-09 06:29:27-05

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - Valdosta-Lowndes County residents have until January 31 to apply for one of six city appointments.

The Valdosta City Council will vote on the new appointments at their February 8 City Council meeting to fill the following terms:

  • Valdosta Historic Preservation Commission (3 appointments)
  • Valdosta Housing Board of Adjustments and Appeals (2 appointments)
  • Valdosta Tree Commission (1 appointment to fill an expired term)

“Participation on one of these organizations is one of the most effective steps a citizen can take in becoming an active voice in local government," said Valdosta Mayor John Gayle.

Valdosta advertises for the appointments on a quarterly basis. The appointments are made in February, May, August and November or as vacancies occur.

Applicants must review the Membership Requirements and Code of Ethics Booklet, complete a General Board Application and sign a Code of Ethics form. The documents are available for download at by clicking the “Boards & Commissions” tab from the “Government” drop-down menu.

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