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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office - Thanksgiving Hours

Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office will close at noon Wednesday, November 25th and will reopen Monday, November 30th at 8:00am. 

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Petersburg Thanksgiving Office Closures

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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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 16, 2020

City Council Meeting - November 17, 2020

City Council Meeting - November 17, 2020, 12:00pm
Link: https://zoom.us/j/98960078636  Meeting ID: 989 6007 8636
Audio Only: 646-558-8656
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City Announcements
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Online Auction of Tax Delinquent Petersburg Real Estate

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FOR SALE AT AUCTION 

TIMED, ONLINE-ONLY PUBLIC SALE OF TAX DELINQUENT CITY OF PETERSBURG REAL ESTATE 

The auction will be conducted online only, and will begin on November 16, 2020, at 12:00 noon (EST) and end on Monday, November 30, 2020,...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 13, 2020

2020 Petersburg Holiday Giving Initiative

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The City of Petersburg announces the 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative - "Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg." Through Feed the Need, the City will partner with local restaurants and/or catering services to purchase pre-packaged meals ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 10, 2020

2020 Petersburg Fall Leaf Vacuuming

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City of Petersburg Announces 2020 Fall Leaf Pick Up Program

Petersburg’s Public Works & Utilities Department announces their annual fall leaf pick up program. The program will begin on Monday, November 16, 2020. The City will provide one roun...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Petersburg Planning Commission - Community Conversations

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The City is looking for your help in updating the City of Petersburg Comprehensive Plan.  The City of Petersburg Planning Commission will host multiple Community Conversations to gather community feedback to be used to update the City&am...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Upcoming Paving Work in Petersburg

NOTICE: Colony Construction, Inc. will be milling and paving Graham Rd. from S. Crater Rd. to S. Sycamore St. 

Schedule is as follows:

- Begin mill and pave at S. Crater Rd. with a detour for westbound traffic. Detour in place Nov. 16 - Nov. 19 fro...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2020

City Council Meeting - November 10, 2020

City Council Meeting
November 10, 2020
Closed Session: 10:00am 
Regular Meeting: 12:00 pm
Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/99994939401
Meeting ID: 999 9493 9401
Audio Only: 646-558-8656
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City Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Architectural Review Board (ARB) Meeting Postponed

NOTICE: The Architectural Review Board meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, November 18 at 6pm, will be postponed until Tuesday, November 24th at 6pm.

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Petersburg Circuit Court Clerk's Office Closed on Election Day

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-...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Petersburg Billing and Collections Office Closed on 11/6/20

The Petersburg Billing and Collections Office will be closed on Friday, November 6th for in-service team training. 

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Petersburg Seeks Community Feedback on 5-Year Strategic Plan

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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Petersburg Sheriff's Office - PPE Distribution

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) ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Petersburg Area Transit Offers Election Day Shuttle Service

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Petersburg Area Transit Announces “Ride Out to Vote” Initiative

For Election Day 2020, Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) announces the “Ride Out to Vote” campaign with the goal of assisting Petersburg residents in access...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Petersburg City Government Offices Closed on November 3, 2020

City of Petersburg Government Offices Closed on Election Day

 

Petersburg City government offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for Election Day. In April, House Bill 108 and Senate Bill 601, sponsored by Delegate Joe Lindsey and Senato...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Celebrating Halloween 2020 in Petersburg

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Celebrating Halloween in Petersburg

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current restrictions involving large-scale events, the 2020 Halloween Trunk-a-Treat in Petersburg has been canceled. This event typically draws hundreds of people and the safety of our st...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Commissioner of the Revenue Office Early Closing

NOTICE: The Petersburg Commissioner of the Revenue Office will close at 2:30pm on Friday, 10/23/2020. On Friday afternoon, the Commissioner of the Revenue Office will be supporting one of their team members at the funeral of a family member. The office wi...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Petersburg is Open for Business! - Small Business Relief Program (2nd Round)

Petersburg is Open for Business!

Following a successful first round of COVID-19 relief grant funding, the City of Petersburg has opened the application process for a second round of funding. The second round of the COVID-19 small business grant program is ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 19, 2020

City Council Meeting - October 20, 2020

City Council Meeting - October 20, 2020

Closed Session: 11:00 am 

Regular Meeting: 12:00pm

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/94229941622

Meeting ID: 942 2994 1622

Audio Only: 646-558-8656

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Petersburg Water Supply Repair – Week of October 19, 2020

In preparation for the Winter season and inclement weather, the Petersburg Public Utilities Department has scheduled a critical water supply repair during the week of October 19th.  

The scope of this project is to preserve the structural integrit...

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City Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Petersburg City Council Meeting - Zoom Link for October 6, 2020

Petersburg City Council Virtual Meeting Links for October 6, 2020:

Petersburg City Council Strategic Plan Workshop

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 11:00 AM 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98408061288

Meeting ID: 984 0806 1288

Audio Only: 646-558-86...

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City Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Special City Council Meeting - September 21, 2020

Petersburg Special City Council Meeting

Monday, September 21, 2020 

12:00 PM 

Agenda

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/97397013068

Meeting ID: 973 9701 3068

Audio Only: 646-558-8656

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City Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2020

City Council Meeting - September 15, 2020

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Petersburg City Council Meeting

September 15, 2020 

Closed Session: 11:00 AM Agenda

Regular Meeting: 12:00 PM Agenda

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/97514797709

Meeting ID: 975 1479 7709

Audio Only:  646-558-8656 

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City Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2020

September 14 Special City Council Meeting - Zoom Link

Special City Council Meeting

September 14, 2020 – 12:00 PM

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/94616492018 

Meeting ID: 946 1649 2018

Audio Only:  646-558-8656 

For Public Hearings and Public Information Period:

- Use the "R...

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City Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2020

City of Petersburg Observes Labor Day Holiday

City of Petersburg Government Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day 

Petersburg, Virginia: Petersburg City government offices will be closed on Monday, September 7th in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Closed offices include: City...

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City Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2020

City Council Meeting - September 1, 2020

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Closed Session: 11:00am

Regular Meeting: 12:00pm

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98303875654 

Meeting ID: 983 0387 5654

Audio Only: +1-646-558-8656 

For Public Hearings and Public Information Period:

- ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Petersburg is Open for Business! - Small Business Relief Program

Petersburg is Open for Business!

Petersburg City Council has approved the COVID-19 small business grant program funded by the CDBG CARES Act. The goal of this program is to energize business collaboration and provide direct financial relief to businesses s...

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 23, 2020

2020 Utility Billing Schedule

Due to COVID-19, the following utility billing schedule will be implemented for the remainder of the calendar year: 

Please note that beginning in October 2020, utility bill payments will be due on the 5th of the month and no longer on the 1st of ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Hydrant Flushing and Inspections

The City will conduct Hydrant Flushing and Inspections this week. The hydrant flushing program is used to maintain chlorine residuals and minimize water age (the length of time from production to consumption).  

As high temperatures continue, it&a...

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 20, 2020

July 21st City Council Meeting - ZOOM Link

Special Meeting: 9:30am

Regular Meeting: 12:00pm

ZOOM Link: https://zoom.us/j/93628787280

Meeting ID: 936 2878 7280

Audio Only: 646-558-8656 

Link to 9:30am Agenda

Link to 12:00pm Agenda

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City Announcements
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Petersburg Special City Council Meeting - July 16

Petersburg Special City Council Meeting: July 16, 2020, 12:00pm

ZOOM Link: https://zoom.us/j/99319996176

Audio Only: +1 646 558 8656 

Meeting ID: 993 1999 6176

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City Announcements
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

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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 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

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: 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

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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