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This week, Petersburg Blue Week Recycling will be collected on Saturday, May 15th.
Petersburg Public Library Drive-Thru will be closed for the remainder of the day (5/10/21) due to power outage.
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.
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.
LINK TO THE MEETING
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PROPOSED BUDGET
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...
The Petersburg Budget Office will host two community sessions to review the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 proposed operating budget. Sessions will include an in-depth conversation on the high points of the proposed budget. Each department will be reviewed and key...
Joint Ward Meeting for Wards 6 & 7 (Vice Mayor Annette Smith-Lee & Councilmember John A. Hart)
Day and Time:
April 22, 2021, 6pm - 8pm
Cool Spring Elementary School
1450 Talley Avenue
Petersburg, VA 23803
*Participants will be asked t...
Due to the pause on Johnson and Johnson vaccinations, the scheduled mobile vaccine clinics will be canceled until further notice.
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...
How can I pre-register for the COVID-19 Vaccination in Petersburg?
Upcoming Vaccination Site
How do I contact the Crater Health District a...
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.
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...
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...
Special City Council Meeting
March 23, 2021 - 12:00 PM
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/93598144826
Meeting ID: 935 9814 4826
Audio Only: 301-715-8592
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...
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...
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” ...
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
Petersburg City Council Meeting - March 2, 2021
Special Closed Session - 11:00am
Regular Meeting - 12:00pm
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/99557521676
Meeting ID: 995 5752 1676
Audio Only: 301-715-8592
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...
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...
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...
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.
Petersburg Area Transit will operate on a 2-hour delay tomorrow, February 18.
See routes here: https://www.petersburgva.gov/524/Routes
Petersburg Circuit Court will be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021 due to inclement weather.
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...
Special City Council Meeting - 10:30am:
FY 2019-2020 CAFR Report
Meeting ID: 997 1307 6143
Special City Council Meeting - 12:00pm
Meeting ID: 926 9602 6401
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...
Special City Council Meeting - February 9, 2021, 11:00am
Meeting ID: 939 1551 4137
Link to Agenda
COVID-19 Update with Senator Joe Morrissey - February 10, 2021, 9:00am
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 5:00pm
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...
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
Petersburg Social Services Advisory Board Meeting - January 28, 2021 6:00p.m.
Meeting ID: 948 570 3537
Phone Number: +1 646 558 8656 US
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 ...
PETERSBURG—Governor Ralph Northam has announce...
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...
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:
This application is now closed.
January 20, 2021 Update:
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92960525563
Meeting ID: 929 6052 5563
Audio Only: 646 - 558 - 8656
Closed Session Agenda
Regular Meeting Agenda
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).
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...
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.
Special City Council Meeting: January 11, 2021, 11:00am
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...
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...
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...
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...
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. &...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
Click here to register your children
*Correction - registration is available through December 11, 2020.
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
Phone Number: 646-55...
Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office will close at noon Wednesday, November 25th and will reopen Monday, November 30th at 8:00am.
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...
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-...
The Petersburg Billing and Collections Office will be closed on Friday, November 6th for in-service team training.
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...
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) ...
Petersburg Leaf Collection Begins on November 15 and continues through January 7. Please see the schedule for collection in each Ward and share.
Council Communicates - October 5, 2021 Meeting
Council Communicates does not represent official minutes of the City Council meeting. The official minutes and agendas can be viewed at www.petersburg-va.org.
Please note that official minutes are not posted un...
PUBLIC NOTICE for the November 2, 2021, General Election in the City of Petersburg, Virginia
Important Election Related Dates:
The Deadline to Register to vote or to make any changes in name or address is October 12, 2021, by 5:00 PM. Forms can be obtained ...
FEMA is proposing updates to the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for the City of Petersburg, VA. Community partners are invited to participate in a 90-day appeal and comment period.
The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state...
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...
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...
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...
How do I contact the Crater Health District about COVID-19?
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