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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Council Communicates - January 4 & 12, 2022 Meetings

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Council Communicates does NOT represent the official minutes of the City Council meetings. The official minutes and agendas are posted on the city website. Council Communicates for the January 4 and 12, 2022 meetings.

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Zoom Link for City Council Meeting - January 18, 2022

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Closed Session City Council meeting begins at 3:00pm. The regular City Council meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:00pm.Time: Jan 18, 2022 02:45 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85854836184Meeting ID: 858 ...
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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 15, 2022

New Fire Chief Named

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Tina R. Watkins has been appointed Chief of the Petersburg-Fire Rescue Department. This follows an extensive search and review of 13 extremely qualified candidates for the position. 

 “Ms. Watkins has a proven track record serving in lead...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Petersburg Government Offices Closed on Monday, January 17, 2022

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City government offices will be closed on Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. 

Closed offices include: City Hall, City Hall Annex, Office of Development and Operations, Office of Fiscal Management, Parks & L...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Mobile COVID-19 Vaccinations/Boosters in Petersburg

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If you need a COVID vaccination or booster, stop by the mobile clinic. The vaccinations and boosters are free. Petersburg VSU &VDH COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics January Schedule

 

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

COVID Testing Sites

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In response to an increasing number of individuals seeking testing, the Crater Health District (CHD) is expanding testing efforts across the district. During the month of January, CHD has expanded the number of Community Testing Events and added Antigen T...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Space Heater Safety Tips

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House Fire in Petersburg Sparked by Space Heater - Don't Let This Happen To Your Home!
Space heaters can be dangerous and cause fires. Petersburg Fire-Rescue recommends the following: 
• Never Leave a Space Heater On or Plugged-in...
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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

New Director of Economic Development Appointed

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The City of Petersburg is pleased to announce the selection of Brian A. Moore as the Director of Economic Development. In this position, Mr. Moore will be responsible for directing, planning, and leading the economic development programs and activities fo...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 27, 2021

Thank a Healthcare Hero - Leave Your Lights On Through January

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This January, we are asking everyone in their businesses, communities, and homes to leave your holiday lights on to thank a healthcare hero for all they are doing to help our nation fight this pandemic.

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Union Street Traffic Lanes Closed

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The two southbound traffic lanes on South Union Street in Petersburg, between Washington and Wythe Streets, will be closed from December 8, 2021 through January 15, 2022. The northbound lane on Union Street leading to City Hall will be open. 

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Petersburg News
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Welcome Arnold Westbrook, Jr. - Ward 7 Councilmember

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Petersburg City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Arnold Westbrook, Jr. as councilman for Ward 7. This follows the resignation of John Hart, who stepped down from his council seat in early November. The City received letters of interest for ...

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Petersburg News
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
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