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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Small Number of Damaged Utility Bills Mailed

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The City processes and mails 12,000 utility bills each month. Approximately 75 of those bills were damaged by the sealing machine on Friday. Those bills were mailed today, July 19. Please see the letter from Petersburg's Director of Public Works ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Notice From Petersburg City Assessor

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City of Petersburg commercial property owners will soon receive a postcard communication from the City Assessor's Office requesting income and expense statements related to their income-producing property.

Virginia Code 58.1-3294 provides for asse...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Council Communicates - July 6, 2021 Meeting

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Please Note: Council Communicates does not reflect official minutes of the City Council meeting. The official minutes and agendas can be accessed on the city website: www.petersburg-va.org

Official minutes are not posted until approved by...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Annual Water Quality Report 2020

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This report is designed to provide details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies. If you have questions, please contact:Public Works & Utilities @ (804) 733-2355. /DocumentCent...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Sycamore Street Reopening in Old Towne Square Area

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Old Towne Square located between Bank and Bollingbrook Streets will be closed with the possibility of relocating to a nearby off-street space. This follows an in-depth evaluation of the Square by City Manager Stuart Turille. Mr. Turille weighed all option...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: May 18, 2021

City of Petersburg Welcomes New City Manager

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Stuart Turille, Jr. took the reins as Petersburg's City Manager on July 1. Welcome to Petersburg! Turille comes to Petersburg from Essex County, VA where he served as the Deputy County Administrator overseeing economic development, strat...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Petersburg Public Library Introduces New Tech Bus

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Petersburg Public Library Introduces New Tech Bus 

Petersburg Public Library has been included in a select group of 20 Virginia libraries to be awarded a CARES subgrant. This grant is in the amount of $36,000 and has been used to fund the new Pete...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

AMPAC Fine Chemicals to Expand Petersburg Operation with $25M Investment, Adding 156 New Jobs

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May 4, 2021 - Governor Ralph Northam has announced that AMPAC Fine Chemicals (AFC), a leading manufacturer of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in the United States, will invest $25 million to expand its existing operation on North Normandy Drive i...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

City Seeks Help from DEQ with Abatement Efforts on Old Ramada Hotel

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The City of Petersburg continues to work to find innovative ways to cover the potential costs for demolition and/or abatement of unsafe conditions on the old Ramada Hotel at 380 E. Washington Street.  On April 6, 2021, City Council adopted an Ord...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Petersburg Begins Major Streetlight LED Conversion Project

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This week, the City of Petersburg in partnership with Dominion Energy, will start the capital improvement project of converting existing City streetlights to LED. LED lighting, which stands for light-emitting diode, produces light up to 90% more efficient...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Petersburg Sheriff Wins Remarkable Woman Contest with 8News

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This April, Petersburg Sheriff Vanessa Crawford was selected as the winner of the Remarkable Woman contest by 8News. Carefully chosen from more than 230 nominations, Sheriff Crawford is now the second winner of this award and the first from Petersburg.&am...

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Petersburg News
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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