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News Flash

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: July 7, 2020

Petersburg Area Transit Unveils New Buses

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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City Announcements
Posted on: July 6, 2020

July 7th City Council Meeting Link

Petersburg City Council Meeting: July 7, 2020

Closed Session: 11am

Regular Meeting: 12pm

ZOOM Link: https://zoom.us/j/91195255722

Audio Only: +1 646 558 8656

Meeting ID: 911 9525 5722

Link to Closed Session Agenda

Link to Regular Meeting Agenda

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Utility Billing Delay (June 2020)

Due to reading and printing delays, the utility bills for June 2020 will be mailed on July 2, 2020 and the new due date will be July 23, 2020.  Commercial and Industrial customers may receive 2 bills representing their May and June bills. Bills c...

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Petersburg Economic Development Authority Meeting

TAKE NOTICE, that on July 2, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. the City of Petersburg Economic Development Authority shall hold a Special Meeting in the second floor Conference Room of Petersburg Area Transit located at 100 W. Washington Street, Petersburg, VA 23805. &am...

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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 18, 2020

Petersburg Weekend Event Changes

The Petersburg Juneteenth Celebration scheduled for 6/19 has been CANCELED due to weather forecasts. 

The location for the Trey Songz “Feed Your City” event has been changed and will now take place at the Petersburg Public Libr...

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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 17, 2020

Trey Songz Feed Your City Event - June 20, 2020

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, Trey Songz has accepted former NBA All-Star Ricky Davis & The Ricky Davis Legacy Foundation, music industry legend Tony Draper, & Grammy-nominated Pusha T’s "FEED YOUR CITY CHALLENGE" as a respo...

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2020

City Council Meeting - June 16, 2020

Closed Session: 10:30am

Agenda

Regular Meeting: 12:00pm

Agenda

ZOOM Link:  https://zoom.us/j/95933862275

(For Audio Only) Phone Number: +1 646 558 8656

Meeting ID: 959 3386 2275

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Petersburg Local Resource Guide

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Petersburg Celebrates Class of 2020!

Join Petersburg community members in celebration of the Petersburg High School Class of 2020. This celebration will be conducted drive-thru style with graduates receiving meals, PPE, and lots of love! 

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Notice of Hearing Before the Crater Regional Building Code Appeals Board

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the Crater Regional Building Code Appeals Board will hear an appeal of a Notice of Violation on property in the City of Petersburg located at 305 St. Andrew Street by owner, Mr. Robert F. Dance.

The hearing will be held in the Cr...

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Petersburg Expands In-Person Billing and Collection Services

Effective Tuesday, June 9th,  the City of Petersburg will expand its operation of a limited service window located at the Fiscal Management Building (144 N. Sycamore Street).

This limited service area will now be available for water connection, cu...

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Hydrant Inspections in Petersburg

The City of Petersburg will be conducting hydrant inspections (including flushing) throughout this week. 

While it is not likely, it is possible that residents in the area may temporarily experience discolored water or low pressure. Should this ha...

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Paving and Milling in Petersburg

Colony Construction Inc. will conduct paving and milling throughout Petersburg during the month of June and Detours will be in place. 

Week of June 1, 2020: 

June 2:

South Park Drive (Milling)

June 3: 

South Park Drive (Milling)

June ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 4, 2020

June 4th: City Council Workshop - ZOOM Link

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/94191768067 

Phone Line: 1 - 646 - 558 - 8656

Meeting ID: 941 9176 8067 

Link to the Agenda

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City Announcements
Posted on: June 2, 2020

June 2, 2020 City Council Meeting - ZOOM Link

Special Closed Session: 11:00AM; City Council Meeting: 12:00pm

Phone Number: +1 - 646 - 558 - 8656

Meeting ID: 931 8508 7934

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Petersburg Opens Limited In-Person Utility Billing Services

Petersburg Offers Limited In-Person Utility Billing Services

 

Petersburg, VA:  Effective Monday, June 1st, the City of Petersburg will open a limited service window located at the Fiscal Management Building (144 N. Sycamore Stree...

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 28, 2020

An Extended Read Period for April Utility Bills

For utility bills due Wednesday, June 10th, some customers may notice a slight increase in charges. This is due to an extended meter read period for the month of April. 

Higher consumption charges could also potentially be attributed to increased ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Petersburg City Government Offices Closed on May 25th

City of Petersburg Government Offices 

Closed for Memorial Day 

 

Petersburg City government offices will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day.

 

Closed offices include: City Hall, City Hall A...

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 19, 2020

City Council Meeting - May 19, 2020, 12pm

City Council Meeting - May 19, 2020, 12pm:

Link to Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/99749863776

Meeting ID: 997 4986 3776

You can also call in for the meeting using the following phone number: 1-646-558-8656 

Meeting ID: 997 4986 3776

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Petersburg Public Library Begins Drive-Thru Service

Petersburg Public Library

Begins Drive-Thru Service 

Effective Monday, May 18, 2020, Petersburg Public Library will begin drive-thru service for customers to conveniently pick up items on hold. The drive-thru will be open every Monday - Friday from...

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Bulk Waste Collection Resumes in Petersburg

Bulk Waste Collection Resumes in Petersburg, Colonial Heights, and Hopewell 

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, residential curbside collection of bulky waste and yard waste was suspended on April 20th in Petersburg, Colonial Heights, and Hop...

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Petersburg Architectural Review Board Meeting

The next Architectural Review Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, 2020 and will be held virtually on GoToMeeting at 6pm. 

This ARB meeting will also include applications that were to be reviewed on April 8, 2020, which was forced to ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 11, 2020

May 12, 2020 City Council Meeting Login (including Password)

Information for the May 12, 2020 City Council Meeting, 12pm: 

Meeting Link: 

https://zoom.us/j/91273688024?pwd=U1hsU3h3OU9HYlFZNnAxNEdhWkF3dz09 

Phone: +1 646 558 8656 

Meeting ID: 912 7368 8024

Password: 881244

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 5, 2020

5/5/2020 - City Council Meeting ZOOM Link

Please see below the ZOOM meeting link and call-in phone number for the Petersburg City Council meeting today at 12:00pm. 

Phone Number: 1-646-558-8656 

Meeting ID: 945 5352 5404

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Meeting Link 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

4/28 City Council Meeting: New Call-In Line

4/28 City Council Meeting: The City Council meeting, post recess, will be held on a new call in line. Number: 571-317-3122 Access: 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

S&P Global Ratings Revises Outlook for Local Governments

S&P Global Ratings Revises Outlook for Local Governments

 

Petersburg, Virginia:  Petersburg investment advisors, Davenport & Company LLC, have informed the City that S&P Global Ratings (S&P) has revised its outlook to stab...

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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
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Public Comment for Virtual Meetings

Public Comment for Virtual Meetings:

Citizens who are unable to participate via the GoTo Meeting connection or through telephone during the public hearing can email their comments to the Clerk of Council up to the day of the meeting at which the public he...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Bulk Waste Collections Suspended in Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg

Bulk Waste Collections Suspended in Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg

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

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Petersburg Operating Under Stay at Home Order

Beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2020 through Friday, April 17, 2020, the City of Petersburg will be operating under the, “Stay at Home Order” established by Governor Northam (Executive Order #55).  

Under this order, the City wil...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Petersburg Department of Social Services Advisory Board teleconference meeting

Due to COVID-19, The City of Petersburg Department of Social Services Advisory Board meeting has been changed to a teleconference meeting.

Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020, 6:00pm

Call Number:

(605) 313-5927

Pin 373391

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Petersburg Public Works and Utilities Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update from 

Petersburg Public Works and Utilities

Petersburg’s Department of Public Works and Utilities continues to operate through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to provide citizens, businesses, and industries with rel...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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The City of Petersburg is encouraging City employees and community members to heed necessary precautions to minimize the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Though the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has assessed the potential public health t...

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City Announcements

News Flash

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

Loca...

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Home - 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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Home - 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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Home - 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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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Petersburg Pharmaceutical Plant Partners with Richmond Manufacturing Company

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From the Richmond Times-Dispatch: 

By JOHN REID BLACKWELL AND MICHAEL MARTZ

A new Richmond-based pharmaceutical manufacturing company has received a $354 million federal contract to help build a strategic, national reserve of essential medications ...

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Home - 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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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources & Updates

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Petersburg, Virginia COVID-19 UPDATES 

Beginning March 31, 2020, Click Here for all City of Petersburg Coronavirus Updates

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March 27, 2020

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Coronavirus Resources and Updates Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

City of Petersburg Announces New Director of Economic Development

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City of Petersburg Announces 

New Director of Economic Development

The City of Petersburg is pleased to welcome Carthan F. Currin III as Director of Economic Development. 

Mr. Carthan Currin brings more than 30 years of both public and priv...

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

City Council Meeting - July 7, 2020

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Petersburg City Council Meeting: July 7, 2020

Closed Session: 11am

Regular Meeting: 12pm

ZOOM Link: https://zoom.us/j/91195255722

Audio Only: +1 646 558 8656

Meeting ID: 911 9525 5722

Link to Closed Session Agenda

Link to Regular Meeting Agenda

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Petersburg Government Offices Closed for Independence Day

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Petersburg City government offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of the Independence Day holiday.          

Closed offices include: City Hall, City Hall Annex, Fiscal Management Building, Park...

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Petersburg Offices Closed June 19th

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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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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: January 13, 2020

City of Petersburg Announces Opening of New Fiscal Management Building

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City of Petersburg Announces Opening of New Fiscal Management Building

Petersburg, Virginia:  Effective Tuesday, January 21, 2020, the following Petersburg Government offices will be located at 144 North Sycamore Street: Office of Billing and Coll...

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

June 16, 2020 City Council Meeting

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Closed Session: 10:30am

Agenda 

Regular Meeting: 12:00pm

Agenda

ZOOM Link:  https://zoom.us/j/95933862275

(For Audio Only) Phone Number: +1 646 558 8656

Meeting ID: 959 3386 2275

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

June 2, 2020 City Council Meeting - ZOOM Link

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Information for City Council Meeting: June 2, 2020 

Special Closed Session: 11:00AM

City Council Meeting: 12:00pm

Phone Number: +1 - 646 - 558 - 8656

Meeting ID: 931 8508 7934

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

City Council Meeting - May 19, 2020

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City Council Meeting - May 19, 2020, 12pm:

Link to Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/99749863776

Meeting ID: 997 4986 3776

You can also call in for the meeting using the following phone number: 1-646-558-8656 

Meeting ID: 997 4986 3776

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020 City Council Meeting

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City Council Meeting: May 12, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Meeting Link:https://zoom.us/j/91273688024?pwd=U1hsU3h3OU9HYlFZNnAxNEdhWkF3dz09

Phone: +1 646 558 8656

Meeting ID: 912 7368 8024

Password: 881244

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Community Budget Sessions

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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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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Petersburg Receives Bond Rating Upgrade

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Petersburg Receives Bond Rating Upgrade; Outlook Remains ‘Positive’

Petersburg, Virginia:  The City of Petersburg announces that S&P Global Ratings has raised its long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on Petersburg&...

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9, Lucky, to receive body armor donation

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Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9, Lucky, is set to receive a donation of body armor!  

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9 Lucky will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organizati...

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Winter Holiday Closing Schedule

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City of Petersburg Government Offices 

Closed for Winter Holiday

Petersburg, Va: City government offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 24th, Wednesday, December 25th, and Wednesday, January 1st in observance of the Winter Holiday. Cl...

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Home - Petersburg News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Petersburg FY2018-2019 Proposed Annual Budget

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The Proposed Annual Budget can be accessed HERE

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News Flash

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

Loca...

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Home - Whats Happening Spotlight
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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Home - Whats Happening Spotlight
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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The City of Petersburg is encouraging City employees and community members to heed necessary precautions to minimize the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Though the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has assessed the potential public health t...

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Home - Whats Happening Spotlight

News Flash

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
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9 Lucky to get Donation of Body Armor

Petersburg Sheriff's Office K9 Lucky

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office K9 Lucky will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Lucky’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection p...

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Sheriff's Office