News Flash

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

Click photo for 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