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Posted on: January 27, 2023

PAT Resumes Regular Service

PAT Resumes Schedule

PETERSBURG AREA TRANSIT RESUMES REGULAR SERVICE on Saturday, January 28, 2023.
Halifax Street will depart the station at quarter after the hour (:15)
Virginia Avenue will depart the station at quarter to the hour (:45)
Mall Plaza will depart the station at q...
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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Mayor & Vice Mayor Elected by Petersburg City Council

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Petersburg City Council Elects Mayor and Vice Mayor

Petersburg City Council held an organizational meeting this afternoon. Sam Parham was re-elected by fellow Council members as Mayor. Parham was first elected as Mayor of Petersburg in January 2017. He has...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Comfort Station Opens

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Petersburg Comfort Station Opens for Winter Months

With temperatures falling, the City of Petersburg’s Comfort Station is now open through the end of the winter. The Petersburg Transit Station, located at 100 West Washington Street, serv...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Recycling Collection Update from Central Virginia Waste Management Authority

This week, Petersburg Blue Week Recycling will be collected on Saturday, May 15th.


City Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Community Clean-Up on May 8th

We Help Other People (WHOP) City will host a community clean-up on Saturday May, 8th. The initial meeting location is South Street and Wilcox Street.

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will open at 8:30am beginning Monday, May 10th

Beginning Monday, May 10, 2021, the Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections (144 N. Sycamore Street) will be open to the public from 8:30am - 5:00pm.

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2021

JTCC Hosting Career Connector Series

In May 2021, John Tyler Community College is kicking off a new series, designed to introduce students, alumni and members of the community to area employers and to provide information on pathways to careers with those businesses and other companies operat...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Joint Ward Meeting

Joint Ward Meeting for Wards 6 & 7  (Vice Mayor Annette Smith-Lee & Councilmember John A. Hart)

Day and Time:

April 22, 2021, 6pm - 8pm

Location:

Cool Spring Elementary School

1450 Talley Avenue

Petersburg, VA 23803

*Participants will be asked t...

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City Announcements
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: 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: 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

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. 
Mail-in applicat...
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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: October 29, 2021

Petersburg Receives Bond Rating Upgrade to A+

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Petersburg’s Bond Ratings Upgraded

The City of Petersburg’s bond rating has been upgraded to an A+ from BBB+ by S&P Global Ratings, and to an A2 with intent to an A1 by Moody’s Investors Service. Obligations rated A2 by Mo...

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Petersburg News