News Flash

Posted on: April 14, 2021

Mobile Vaccination Clinic - Canceled

Due to the pause on Johnson and Johnson vaccinations, the scheduled mobile vaccine clinics will be canceled until further notice. 

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Recycling Update

Update from Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA): Recycling normally collected on Red Tuesdays will be collected today, April 14. Please contact CVWMA if your recycling is not collected on Wednesday at 804-340-0900 or email custome...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination in Petersburg

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How can I pre-register for the COVID-19 Vaccination in Petersburg?

Upcoming Vaccination Site

How do I contact the Crater Health District a...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Trash Collection Update (4/3/21)

Trash Collection Update (4/3/21): Trash collection in the City may still be delayed for some customers. Meridian Waste will resume collections on Monday, April 5. We apologize for the inconvenience to our residents.

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2021

UPDATE ON TRASH COLLECTION

TRASH COLLECTION UPDATE: Due to driver shortages with Meridian Waste, all Thurs/Fri trash routes in Petersburg will experience delayed collection. Crews will continue collections throughout 8pm on Fri, April 2nd and will continue on Sat, April 3rd until a...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Petersburg Receives Bond Rating Upgrade to “BBB+”

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Petersburg Receives Bond Rating Upgrade to “BBB+”; Outlook Remains ‘Positive’ 

Standard & Poor's (S&P) Global Ratings has raised its long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on Petersbu...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Special City Council Meeting - March 23, 2021

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Special City Council Meeting

March 23, 2021 - 12:00 PM

Agenda: http://petersburgva.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_03232021-474 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/93598144826

Meeting ID: 935 9814 4826

Audio Only: 301-715-8592

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Virtual Job Hunt Club - Petersburg

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Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare

The Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) offers the opportunity for recipients to achieve economic independence. Emphasis is on work first in conjunction with education and training when it ma...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 15, 2021

2021 Virtual Youth Summit

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The City of Petersburg Virtual Youth Summit will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, from 9:00am – 12:00pm. The Summit theme is “Making a Difference” and will offer breakout sessions focusing on Health, Career Exploration, Yout...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Economic Development Authority Issues RFQ for Legal Services

The City of Petersburg’s Economic Development Authority is requesting qualifications and proposals from qualified individuals and/or firms who wish to be considered for providing professional legal services on an “as needed” ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Ward 4 Meeting - March 1, 2021

Reminder: Ward 4 Meeting tonight

Ward 4 Meeting with Councilmember Charlie Cuthbert 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/93181262429

Meeting ID: 931 8126 2429 

Audio Only: 646-558-8656

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2021

March 2, 2021 City Council Meeting

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Petersburg City Council Meeting - March 2, 2021

Special Closed Session - 11:00am

Agenda

Regular Meeting - 12:00pm

Agenda

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/99557521676 

Meeting ID: 995 5752 1676 

Audio Only: 301-715-8592

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Storm Debris Removal in Petersburg

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CITY OF PETERSBURG STORM DEBRIS PICKUP (TREES AND BRUSH ONLY)

With the large volume of trees and debris left over due to the recent days of inclement weather, Petersburg General Services Crews will provide one round of debris pickup for trees and brush onl...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Petersburg Area Transit ending service early on Feb 18 - UPDATE

NEW UPDATE - TRANSIT: Due to rapidly declining road conditions, Petersburg Area Transit will now provide its last run at 1:15PM today - February 18, 2021. PAT prioritizes safety and will continue to assess the road conditions and provide updates for Febru...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Petersburg Area Transit ending service early due to icy road conditions (February 18)

TRANSIT UPDATE: In the interest of safety for staff, patrons, and the community, Petersburg Area Transit will provide its last run at 3:15 p.m. today ( February 18, 2021) due to icy road conditions.  

The Richmond Express will complete its last ru...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Petersburg City Government Offices Closed due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather and freezing temperatures, Petersburg City Government Offices will be closed on Thursday, February 18. The COVID-19 Vaccine hotline for Petersburg will also be closed on February 18th.

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Petersburg Transit on a 2-hour delay due to inclement weather

Petersburg Area Transit will operate on a 2-hour delay tomorrow, February 18.

See routes here: https://www.petersburgva.gov/524/Routes

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Petersburg Circuit Court Closed February 18, 2021

Petersburg Circuit Court will be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021 due to inclement weather.

No jury for Friday, February 19, 2021.
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City Announcements
Posted on: February 17, 2021

City of Petersburg Announces Positive Fund Balance for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

City of Petersburg Announces Positive Fund Balance for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

The City of Petersburg has received Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) results for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 with an overall unmodified opinion on the audit of...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Zoom Information for February 16, 2021

Special City Council Meeting - 10:30am:

FY 2019-2020 CAFR Report

Link: https://zoom.us/j/99713076143

Meeting ID: 997 1307 6143

Audio Only: 301-715-8592

Agenda

Special City Council Meeting - 12:00pm

Link: https://zoom.us/j/92696026401

Meeting ID: 926 9602 6401

Audi...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Petersburg City Government Offices Closed on February 15, 2021

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City of Petersburg Government Offices Closed for George Washington Day

Petersburg City government offices will be closed on Monday, February 15th in observance of George Washington Day (Presidents’ Day). 

Closed offices include: City Hall...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Zoom Links for City Council Meetings - Week of February 8, 2021

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Special City Council Meeting - February 9, 2021, 11:00am

Link: https://zoom.us/j/93915514137 

Meeting ID: 939 1551 4137

Audio Only: 646-558-8656

Link to Agenda

COVID-19 Update with Senator Joe Morrissey - February 10, 2021, 9:00am

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Ward 4 Meeting - March 1, 2021

Ward 4 Meeting with Councilmember Charlie Cuthbert

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 5:00pm

Meeting ID: 931 8126 2429
Audio Only: 646-558-8656
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City Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2021

City Council Meeting - February 2, 2021

City Council Meeting: February 2, 2021 - 12:00pm
Meeting ID:966 8078 5090
Audio Only: 646-558-8656 
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City Announcements
Posted on: January 28, 2021

No Mass Vaccination Clinics Scheduled in Petersburg, Virginia on 1/30/21

COVID-19 Vaccine Information - Petersburg, Virginia

Please be aware, there are NO mass vaccination clinics scheduled in Petersburg on Saturday, January 30, 2021.

The scheduled clinic is only open for individuals who have registered and have an appo...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 27, 2021

City Council Special Closed Session - January 28, 2021

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City Council Special Closed Session  - January 28, 2021, 1:30pm

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/96914152157

Meeting ID: 969 1415 2157

Audio Only: 646-558-8656 

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Petersburg Social Services Advisory Board Meeting

Petersburg Social Services Advisory Board Meeting - January 28, 2021 6:00p.m.

Zoom Link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9485703537?pwd=WERidW9jaVVnVGI4L1hQYm1GUVUvdz09

Meeting ID: 948 570 3537 

Passcode: 341411  

Phone Number: +1 646 558 8656 US

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Food Packs available on January 22, 2021

In partnership with Petersburg City Public Schools, individual food packs may be picked up from the Vernon Johns Middle School gym at 1pm on Friday, January 22. 

Food will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. This limited supply is ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Civica Inc. to Create 186 New Jobs in City of Petersburg

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Governor Northam Announces Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Civica Inc. to Create 186 New Jobs in City of Petersburg

Company to invest $124.5 million to establish new facility adjacent to Phlow Corporation

PETERSBURG—Governor Ralph Northam has announce...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Former Ramada Inn Site - Update

On January 19, 2021, the Petersburg Department of Neighborhood Services accompanied by engineering consultants and the City Attorney performed an inspection of the old Ramada Inn property at 380 E. Washington Street.  The inspection, performed wi...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 20, 2021

New Due Date for Jan. 2021 Utility Bills

Due to system connection difficulties, January 2021 utility bills will now be due on Monday, February 8, 2021. 

Please see below the due dates for future payments:

 

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Petersburg Utility Assistance Update - Deadline Extended

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January 20, 2021 Update: 

The deadline for utility assistance mail-in applications has been extended through 4:30 pm on Friday, January 29th. This extension is for mail-in applications only. 
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City Announcements
Posted on: January 18, 2021

City Council Meeting - January 19, 2021

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Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92960525563

Meeting ID: 929 6052 5563

Audio Only: 646 - 558 - 8656

Closed Session Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Ward 6 Community Clean-Up

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The Ward 6 Clean Up will begin at 9:00AM at Washington Street and Dunlop up to the Pepsi plant. 

The City Area Clean-Up will begin at 9:30am at Washington Street Exit coming off of 95 south (at the Old Neptune Building).

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 12, 2021

City Government Offices Closed on January 18, 2021

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City of Petersburg Government Offices Closed on Monday, January 18, 2021 

City government offices will be closed on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. 

Closed offices include: City Hall, Cit...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Leaf Vacuuming Update

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January 2021 Update: 

The 2nd round of leaf collection will begin on January 25th and run through February 5th. 

Street Operations will travel through all 7 wards of the City and pick up any remaining leaves during this second round.

Reside...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 11, 2021

January 11th Update: Petersburg Utility Assistance Program

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Due to delays in USPS mail delivery, the deadline for utility assistance mail-in applications has been extended through 4:30 pm on Friday, January 15th. This extension is for mail-in applications only. Mail-in applications should be submitted by mail or d...
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City Announcements
Posted on: January 10, 2021

Special City Council Meeting: January 11, 2021

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Special City Council Meeting:  January 11, 2021, 11:00am

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96140069737
Meeting ID: 961 4006 9737
Audio Only: 646-558-8656
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City Announcements
Posted on: January 6, 2021

New GIS Website for Petersburg, VA

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City of Petersburg Introduces New GIS Website

The Petersburg City Assessor’s Office is pleased to announce the implementation of a new GIS (Geographical Information System) website and an expanded offering of property information. The new website...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Veteran Fire Chief Selected to Lead the City of Petersburg’s Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services

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Veteran Fire Chief Selected to Lead the City of Petersburg’s Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services

Petersburg City Manager has announced the selection of Mr. Scott Liebold to serve as the City’s next Interim Fire Chief. The Fire Chief wi...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will be closed to the public on Friday January 8, 2021

Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will be closed to the public on Friday January 8, 2021 for in-service training. Payments will still be accepted through the drop box and online by visiting www.petersburgva.gov and clicking 'Online Pay...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Christmas Tree Disposal Information in Petersburg

Christmas Tree Disposal Information in Petersburg - 

Set live, undecorated Christmas trees at the curb with trash cart to be collected on your regular collection day. Remember, only 10 cubic yards of bulky waste, to include the tree, may be placed...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Petersburg Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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Petersburg Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) panel has officially voted to award Petersburg with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the FY 2020-2021 budget document. &...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Petersburg Utility Assistance Program

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Petersburg, VA Utility Assistance: 

The City of Petersburg has been awarded federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds for municipality utility relief to eligible Petersburg, VA customers. These funds off...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Joint Law Enforcement Operation in Petersburg, Virginia

Joint Law Enforcement Operation in Petersburg, Virginia

The Petersburg Bureau of Police, in collaboration with State and Federal law enforcement partners, continue their staunch efforts to disband the criminal element that unfortunately contributes to comm...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Holiday Hours for Petersburg Government Offices

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Holiday Hours for Petersburg Government Offices

Petersburg City government offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24; Friday, December 25; and Friday, January 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays. 

Closed offices include: Ci...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Reverse Christmas Parade to be held in Petersburg!

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Drive-Thru Style Christmas Parade Hosted in Petersburg 

A Covid-Conscious, modified Christmas Parade will make its way to Petersburg this Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 6:00pm -7:30pm in Old Towne/downtown Petersburg. This celebration is sponsor...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 14, 2020

City of Petersburg Announces Finalists for Fire Chief Position

City of Petersburg Announces Finalists for Fire Chief Position 

Petersburg, Virginia: Today, Petersburg City Manager has announced the final three candidates for the City’s Fire Chief position. The Fire Chief will lead ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 14, 2020

City Council Meeting - December 14, 2020

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SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION CITY COUNCIL MEETING 
December 14, 2020, 3:00 PM
Meeting ID: 943 4223 4062
Audio Only: 646-558-8656
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City Announcements
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg will Continue for the Christmas Holiday

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The City of Petersburg will continue the 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative - "Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg," for the Christmas Holiday! Through Feed the Need, the City will partner with local restaurants to purchase pre-packaged ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Billing and Collections Office: Closed to the Public on 12/11 for training

The Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections (located at 144 N. Sycamore Street) will be closed to the public on Friday, December 11th for an in-service training day. Payments can still be made online. To speak to a customer service representative call ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 7, 2020

City Council Meeting - December 8, 2020

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City of Petersburg Regular City Council Meeting - Tuesday, December 8, 2020 
Closed Session- 11am, Agenda
Regular Meeting- 12pm, Agenda
Audio Only: +1-646-558-8656&...
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City Announcements
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Illuminate Petersburg - Holiday Christmas Lights Driving Tour

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This holiday season, the City of Petersburg is coordinating a driving tour of Christmas lights! If you would like for your decorated and festive home to be included on the tour, please apply for consideration below. A photo of your exterior decorations/li...

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City Announcements
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Petersburg Sheriff's 2020 Holiday Toy Drive

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Click here to register your children

*Correction - registration is available through December 11, 2020.

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Petersburg Social Services Advisory Board Meeting

Petersburg Social Services Advisory Board will meet via Zoom on December 3, 2020 at 6:00pm

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9485703537?pwd=WERidW9jaVVnVGI4L1hQYm1GUVUvdz09

Meeting ID: 948-570-3537 

Passcode: 341411  

Phone Number: 646-55...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office - Thanksgiving Hours

Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office will close at noon Wednesday, November 25th and will reopen Monday, November 30th at 8:00am. 

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Petersburg Thanksgiving Office Closures

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Petersburg Government Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

Petersburg City government offices will close early at 12:30pm on Wednesday, November 25th and will be closed on November 26th and 27th in observance of Thanksgivi...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 16, 2020

City Council Meeting - November 17, 2020

City Council Meeting - November 17, 2020, 12:00pm
Link: https://zoom.us/j/98960078636  Meeting ID: 989 6007 8636
Audio Only: 646-558-8656
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City Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office Closed on Election Day

PETERSBURG CIRCUIT COURT CLERK’S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020. THE CIRCUIT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE WILL REOPEN ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2020 AT 8:00 AM.TO FILE ELECTION DAY CHALLENGES ON NOVEMBER 3RD, CALL (804) 431-...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Petersburg Billing and Collections Office Closed on 11/6/20

The Petersburg Billing and Collections Office will be closed on Friday, November 6th for in-service team training. 

  • Click here to make any payments online. 
  • Click here for more contact information for the Billing and Collections Department...
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City Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Petersburg Seeks Community Feedback on 5-Year Strategic Plan

The City of Petersburg is in the final stages of completing a Strategic Plan to guide the City's operations over the next five years. The City Council held a retreat in 2019 to develop a vision, values, and strategic goals for Petersburg. City st...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Petersburg Sheriff's Office - PPE Distribution

In partnership with other community organizations, the Petersburg Sheriff's Office will be distributing PPE (masks and hand sanitizer) to the Petersburg Community on November 10, 2020 from 10am-1pm (while supplies are available) ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Petersburg Area Transit Offers Election Day Shuttle Service

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Petersburg Area Transit Announces “Ride Out to Vote” Initiative

For Election Day 2020, Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) announces the “Ride Out to Vote” campaign with the goal of assisting Petersburg residents in access...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Petersburg City Government Offices Closed on November 3, 2020

City of Petersburg Government Offices Closed on Election Day

 

Petersburg City government offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for Election Day. In April, House Bill 108 and Senate Bill 601, sponsored by Delegate Joe Lindsey and Senato...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Celebrating Halloween 2020 in Petersburg

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Celebrating Halloween in Petersburg

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current restrictions involving large-scale events, the 2020 Halloween Trunk-a-Treat in Petersburg has been canceled. This event typically draws hundreds of people and the safety of our st...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Commissioner of the Revenue Office Early Closing

NOTICE: The Petersburg Commissioner of the Revenue Office will close at 2:30pm on Friday, 10/23/2020. On Friday afternoon, the Commissioner of the Revenue Office will be supporting one of their team members at the funeral of a family member. The office wi...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Petersburg is Open for Business! - Small Business Relief Program (2nd Round)

Petersburg is Open for Business!

Following a successful first round of COVID-19 relief grant funding, the City of Petersburg has opened the application process for a second round of funding. The second round of the COVID-19 small business grant program is ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 19, 2020

City Council Meeting - October 20, 2020

City Council Meeting - October 20, 2020

Closed Session: 11:00 am 

Regular Meeting: 12:00pm

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/94229941622

Meeting ID: 942 2994 1622

Audio Only: 646-558-8656

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Petersburg Water Supply Repair – Week of October 19, 2020

In preparation for the Winter season and inclement weather, the Petersburg Public Utilities Department has scheduled a critical water supply repair during the week of October 19th.  

The scope of this project is to preserve the structural integrit...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Petersburg City Council Meeting - Zoom Link for October 6, 2020

Petersburg City Council Virtual Meeting Links for October 6, 2020:

Petersburg City Council Strategic Plan Workshop

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 11:00 AM 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98408061288

Meeting ID: 984 0806 1288

Audio Only: 646-558-86...

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City Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Special City Council Meeting - September 21, 2020

Petersburg Special City Council Meeting

Monday, September 21, 2020 

12:00 PM 

Agenda

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/97397013068

Meeting ID: 973 9701 3068

Audio Only: 646-558-8656

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City Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2020

City Council Meeting - September 15, 2020

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Petersburg City Council Meeting

September 15, 2020 

Closed Session: 11:00 AM Agenda

Regular Meeting: 12:00 PM Agenda

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/97514797709

Meeting ID: 975 1479 7709

Audio Only:  646-558-8656 

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City Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2020

September 14 Special City Council Meeting - Zoom Link

Special City Council Meeting

September 14, 2020 – 12:00 PM

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/94616492018 

Meeting ID: 946 1649 2018

Audio Only:  646-558-8656 

For Public Hearings and Public Information Period:

- Use the "R...

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City Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2020

City of Petersburg Observes Labor Day Holiday

City of Petersburg Government Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day 

Petersburg, Virginia: Petersburg City government offices will be closed on Monday, September 7th in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Closed offices include: City...

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City Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2020

City Council Meeting - September 1, 2020

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Closed Session: 11:00am

Regular Meeting: 12:00pm

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98303875654 

Meeting ID: 983 0387 5654

Audio Only: +1-646-558-8656 

For Public Hearings and Public Information Period:

- ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Petersburg is Open for Business! - Small Business Relief Program

Petersburg is Open for Business!

Petersburg City Council has approved the COVID-19 small business grant program funded by the CDBG CARES Act. The goal of this program is to energize business collaboration and provide direct financial relief to businesses s...

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 23, 2020

2020 Utility Billing Schedule

Due to COVID-19, the following utility billing schedule will be implemented for the remainder of the calendar year: 

Please note that beginning in October 2020, utility bill payments will be due on the 5th of the month and no longer on the 1st of ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Hydrant Flushing and Inspections

The City will conduct Hydrant Flushing and Inspections this week. The hydrant flushing program is used to maintain chlorine residuals and minimize water age (the length of time from production to consumption).  

As high temperatures continue, it&a...

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 20, 2020

July 21st City Council Meeting - ZOOM Link

Special Meeting: 9:30am

Regular Meeting: 12:00pm

ZOOM Link: https://zoom.us/j/93628787280

Meeting ID: 936 2878 7280

Audio Only: 646-558-8656 

Link to 9:30am Agenda

Link to 12:00pm Agenda

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Petersburg Special City Council Meeting - July 16

Petersburg Special City Council Meeting: July 16, 2020, 12:00pm

ZOOM Link: https://zoom.us/j/99319996176

Audio Only: +1 646 558 8656 

Meeting ID: 993 1999 6176

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Petersburg Billing and Collections Announcement

The Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will be closed on Thursday, July 16; Friday, July 17; and Friday, July 31 for in-service training.

The Commissioner of the Revenue Office will be closed to the public on those dates. The Commissioner of the ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Petersburg Fire Station #4 Update

In April 2020, the City temporarily closed Fire Station #4 (Walnut Hill) due to health and safety concerns. The Fire Station was experiencing severe issues with mold, asbestos, and an overall antiquated infrastructure.

In May, Petersburg City Council appro...

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 9, 2020

COVID-19 Testing in Petersburg

COVID-19 Testing is available in Petersburg through the Crater Health District on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Pre-screening is required. For pre-screening, call 804-863-1652 - Option 1.

Testing Times and Locations: 

Mondays: 10am - 12pm

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 23, 2020

FOLAR Invites Participation in Blueway Survey

Everyone who likes to kayak, canoe, or use other paddle craft (like stand up paddle boards) is asked to describe your current experience paddling the lower Appomattox River and offer suggestions for amenities that would improve your experience. 

T...

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Petersburg Government Offices Closed in Observance of Juneteenth

On Tuesday, June 16th, Governor Ralph Northam announced his intentions to mark Juneteenth as a permanent paid state holiday, starting by giving state employees a day off this Friday, June 19th.

Juneteenth is the oldest known commemoration of the end of sla...

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Petersburg Local Resource Guide

Click photo for resource guide

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget Information Sessions

Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Community Budget Sessions

The City of Petersburg will host two virtual information sessions to review the proposed FY 2020-2021 budget and engage in a question/answer session.

Two Adjustments: The sessions will be hosted by Petersburg ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2020

FY 2020-2021 Budget Information Sessions

FY 2020-2021 Budget Information Sessions

The City of Petersburg will host two virtual  information sessions with Petersburg City Manager, Aretha R. Ferrell-Benavides, to review the proposed FY 2020-2021 budget and engage in a question/answer sessi...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Reminder: Bulky waste and yard waste collection suspended due to COVID-19

Bulk Waste Collections Suspended in Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg

Due to COVID-19, residential curbside collection of bulky waste and yard waste is suspended in the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, and Petersburg, beginning April 20, 2020 ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Petersburg GIS

The City of Petersburg is currently in the process of developing a new GIS and GIS website. The improved and enhanced GIS should be available during the second half of 2020.

If you have an immediate GIS or mapping need, please contact the City Assessor&...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 28, 2020

4/28 City Council Meeting: Afternoon Call-In

4/28 City Council Meeting: 

The City Council meeting, afternoon conference line:   

Number: 571-317-3122 

Access Code: 357-938-333

City Announcements
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Petersburg City Council Meeting Link

Petersburg City Council Meeting: April 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/401056429 You can also dial in using your phone.  +1 (224) 50...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Delivery Delay for Utility Bills

Due to printing delays, the utility bills for the April 2020 period will be sent on April 23, 2020 and the new due date will be May 14, 2020.

Bills can currently be viewed online by clicking here.

To protect the health and safety of the staff memb...

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City Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination in Petersburg

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How can I pre-register for the COVID-19 Vaccination in Petersburg?

How do I contact the Crater Health District about COVID-19?

  • COVID-19 Ca...
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Petersburg News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

City Council Meeting - April 12, 2021

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Special Closed Session City Council Meeting

April 12, 2021, 11:00 AM

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96194942891

Meeting ID: 961 9494 2891

Audio Only: 301-715-8592 

Agenda

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Petersburg News
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Petersburg Receives Bond Rating Upgrade to “BBB+”

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Petersburg Receives Bond Rating Upgrade to “BBB+”; Outlook Remains ‘Positive’ 

Standard & Poor's (S&P) Global Ratings has raised its long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on Petersbu...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

2021 Virtual Youth Summit

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The City of Petersburg Virtual Youth Summit will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, from 9:00am – 12:00pm. The Summit theme is “Making a Difference” and will offer breakout sessions focusing on Health, Career Exploration, Yout...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

City of Petersburg Announces Positive Fund Balance for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

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City of Petersburg Announces Positive Fund Balance for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

The City of Petersburg has received Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) results for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 with an overall unmodified opinion on the audit of...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Petersburg Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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Petersburg Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) panel has officially voted to award Petersburg with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the FY 2020-2021 budget document. &...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Petersburg Utility Assistance Program + Updates

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February 22, 2021 Update:

As the Utility Assistance Program Committee continues to process and verify applications, award notifications will be delayed and applicants should expect a notice by March 31, 2021.

This application is now closed.

January...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Civica Inc. to Create 186 New Jobs in City of Petersburg

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Governor Northam Announces Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Civica Inc. to Create 186 New Jobs in City of Petersburg

Company to invest $124.5 million to establish new facility adjacent to Phlow Corporation

PETERSBURG—Governor Ralph Northam has announce...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

New GIS Website for Petersburg, VA

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City of Petersburg Introduces New GIS Website

The Petersburg City Assessor’s Office is pleased to announce the implementation of a new GIS (Geographical Information System) website and an expanded offering of property information. The new website...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Veteran Fire Chief Selected to Lead the City of Petersburg’s Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services

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Veteran Fire Chief Selected to Lead the City of Petersburg’s Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services

Petersburg City Manager has announced the selection of Mr. Scott Liebold to serve as the City’s next Interim Fire Chief. The Fire Chief wi...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Petersburg Bureau of Police Earns Full Accreditation

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On September 29, 2020, the Petersburg Bureau of Police received an award recognizing their accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC). This marks the first time in the 210-year history of Petersburg Police tha...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Petersburg Breaks Ground on New Park and Ride Facility

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On September 9, 2020, the City of Petersburg hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a new park and ride facility that will increase travel accessibility throughout the Tri-Cities. This park and ride project is funded entirely through the Commonwealth&rs...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Former Ramada Inn Site - Update

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On January 19, 2021, the Petersburg Department of Neighborhood Services accompanied by engineering consultants and the City Attorney performed an inspection of the old Ramada Inn property at 380 E. Washington Street.  The inspection, performed wi...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

City of Petersburg Announces Positive Fund Balance for FY 2018-2019

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The City of Petersburg has received CAFR results for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 with an overall unmodified opinion on the audit of financial statements from FY 2018-2019. Based on conservative budgeting, strong fiscal management, and a more streamlined co...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

No Mass Vaccination Clinics Scheduled in Petersburg, Virginia on 1/30/21

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information - Petersburg, Virginia

Please be aware, there are NO mass vaccination clinics scheduled in Petersburg on Saturday, January 30, 2021.

The scheduled clinic is only open for individuals who have registered and have an appo...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Petersburg announces 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative

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The City of Petersburg announces the 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative - "Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg."  Through Feed the Need, the City will partner with local restaurants and/or catering services to purchase pre-packa...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg will Continue for the Christmas Holiday

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The City of Petersburg will continue the 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative - "Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg," for the Christmas Holiday! Through Feed the Need, the City will partner with local restaurants to purchase pre-packaged ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Reverse Christmas Parade to be held in Petersburg!

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Drive-Thru Style Christmas Parade Hosted in Petersburg 

A Covid-Conscious, modified Christmas Parade will make its way to Petersburg this Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 6:00pm -7:30pm in Old Towne/downtown Petersburg. This celebration is sponsor...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

City of Petersburg Breaks Ground on St. Andrew Street Bridge Project

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While original design plans for the St. Andrew Street Bridge dating back to 1923, the Federal Bridge Registry lists the year built as 1935. The bridge was replaced with the current structure in 1968. The existing bridge that carries St. Andrew Street over...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Petersburg Area Transit Offers Election Day Shuttle Service

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Petersburg Area Transit Announces “Ride Out to Vote” Initiative

For Election Day 2020, Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) announces the “Ride Out to Vote” campaign with the goal of assisting Petersburg residents in access...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Petersburg is Open for Business! - Small Business Relief Program (2nd Round)

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Petersburg is Open for Business!

Following a successful first round of COVID-19 relief grant funding, the City of Petersburg has opened the application process for a second round of funding. The second round of the COVID-19 small business grant program is ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Petersburg Reopens Fire Station #4

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On Saturday, August 29th, the City of Petersburg hosted a reopening ceremony for Fire Station #4 in the Walnut Hill area of the City. 

In April 2020, the City temporarily closed Fire Station #4 due to health and safety concerns. The Fire Station w...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Petersburg is Open for Business! - Small Business Relief Program

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Petersburg is Open for Business!

Petersburg City Council has approved the COVID-19 small business grant program funded by the CDBG CARES Act. The goal of this program is to energize business collaboration and provide direct financial relief to businesses s...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Petersburg Distributes 20,000 Pieces of COVID-19 PPE Throughout Community

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Petersburg Distributes 20,000 Pieces of COVID-19 PPE Throughout Community 

As part of Governor Northam’s Health Equity Pilot Program, the City of Petersburg has received 20,000 pieces of COVID-19 PPE to distribute among vulnerable areas ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

COVID-19 Testing in Petersburg

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COVID-19 Testing is available in Petersburg through the Crater Health District on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Pre-screening is required. For pre-screening, call 804-863-1652 - Option 1.

Testing Times and Locations: 

Mondays: 10am - 12pm

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Petersburg News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Petersburg Fire Station # 4 Update

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Petersburg Fire Station # 4 Update

In April 2020, the City temporarily closed Fire Station #4 (Walnut Hill) due to health and safety concerns.

The Fire Station was experiencing severe issues with mold, asbestos, and an overall antiquated infrastructure.

In M...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Petersburg Fire Station #4 Update

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In April 2020, the City temporarily closed Fire Station #4 (Walnut Hill) due to health and safety concerns. The Fire Station was experiencing severe issues with mold, asbestos, and an overall antiquated infrastructure.

In May, Petersburg City Council appro...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Petersburg Area Transit Unveils New Buses

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Petersburg Area Transit announces the unveiling of seven (7) new transit buses. This unveil marks the second year of PATs capital replacement plan.  The transit buses were purchased in part through a partnership between Petersburg Area Transit (P...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Welcome to Petersburg: Video Tour

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Click  HERE to experience the video welcome to Petersburg, Virginia!

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Petersburg News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

City of Petersburg Hosts Fire Station #4 Open House

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City of Petersburg Fire Station #4 Open House 

In April 2020, the City of Petersburg temporarily closed Fire Station #4 (Walnut Hill) due to health and safety concerns. The fire station was experiencing severe issues with mold, asbestos, and an ov...

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Petersburg News

News Flash

Posted on: April 5, 2021

Ward 6 Community Clean-Up

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Join Petersburg's Vice Mayor, Annette Smith-Lee, on April 17th for a community clean-up in Ward 6. The clean-up will focus on the following areas: West Street, Halifax Street, Custer, Westview. 

The initial meeting point will be at Cool S...

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Virtual Job Hunt Club - Petersburg

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Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare

The Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) offers the opportunity for recipients to achieve economic independence. Emphasis is on work first in conjunction with education and training when it ma...

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Petersburg Sheriff Recognized for Women's History Month by ABC8 News

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In honor of Women's History Month, Petersburg Sheriff - Vanessa Crawford was recognized as a remarkable woman in Central Virginia by ABC8 News. 

Click below to watch the video

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: July 9, 2020

COVID-19 Testing in Petersburg

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The Crater Health District is offering COVID-19 testing in Petersburg on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Testing is available during the following times:

Mondays: 10am – 12pm

Location: Central Virginia Health Services (321C Poplar Drive)

Wednesd...

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9, Lucky, receives Protective Body Armor

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Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9 Lucky receives Protective Body Armor

 

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9, Lucky, received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interes...

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!

News Flash

Posted on: July 23, 2020

Triad S.A.L.T. Council Meeting

City of Petersburg Sheriff, Vanessa R. Crawford extends to the citizens of Petersburg, an invitation to attend the first monthly Triad S.A.L.T. Council meeting since the COVID 19 virus on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Petersburg Sports Compl...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9, Lucky, receives Protective Body Armor

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Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9, Lucky, receives Protective Body Armor

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9, Lucky, received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s,...

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Sheriff's Office