News Flash

Posted on: May 12, 2021

Recycling Collection Update from Central Virginia Waste Management Authority

This week, Petersburg Blue Week Recycling will be collected on Saturday, May 15th.


City Announcements
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Petersburg Library Drive-Thru Closed due to Power Outage

Petersburg Public Library Drive-Thru will be closed for the remainder of the day (5/10/21) due to power outage.

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Community Clean-Up on May 8th

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.

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will open at 8:30am beginning Monday, May 10th

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.

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City Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2021

JTCC Hosting Career Connector Series

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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 23, 2021

FY 2021-2022 Proposed Operating Budget Community Sessions

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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Joint Ward Meeting

Joint Ward Meeting for Wards 6 & 7  (Vice Mayor Annette Smith-Lee & Councilmember John A. Hart)

Day and Time:

April 22, 2021, 6pm - 8pm

Location:

Cool Spring Elementary School

1450 Talley Avenue

Petersburg, VA 23803

*Participants will be asked t...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Mobile Vaccination Clinic - Canceled

Due to the pause on Johnson and Johnson vaccinations, the scheduled mobile vaccine clinics will be canceled until further notice. 

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Recycling Update

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...

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City Announcements
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?

Upcoming Vaccination Site

How do I contact the Crater Health District a...

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Trash Collection Update (4/3/21)

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.

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City Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2021

UPDATE ON TRASH COLLECTION

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...

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City Announcements
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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City Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Special City Council Meeting - March 23, 2021

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Special City Council Meeting

March 23, 2021 - 12:00 PM

Agenda: http://petersburgva.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_03232021-474 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/93598144826

Meeting ID: 935 9814 4826

Audio Only: 301-715-8592

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Virtual Job Hunt Club - Petersburg

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Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare

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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 15, 2021

2021 Virtual Youth Summit

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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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Economic Development Authority Issues RFQ for Legal Services

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” ...

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Ward 4 Meeting - March 1, 2021

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

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City Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2021

March 2, 2021 City Council Meeting

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Petersburg City Council Meeting - March 2, 2021

Special Closed Session - 11:00am

Agenda

Regular Meeting - 12:00pm

Agenda

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/99557521676 

Meeting ID: 995 5752 1676 

Audio Only: 301-715-8592

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Storm Debris Removal in Petersburg

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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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Petersburg Area Transit ending service early on Feb 18 - UPDATE

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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Petersburg Area Transit ending service early due to icy road conditions (February 18)

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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Petersburg City Government Offices Closed due to Inclement Weather

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.

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Petersburg Transit on a 2-hour delay due to inclement weather

Petersburg Area Transit will operate on a 2-hour delay tomorrow, February 18.

See routes here: https://www.petersburgva.gov/524/Routes

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Petersburg Circuit Court Closed February 18, 2021

Petersburg Circuit Court will be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021 due to inclement weather.

No jury for Friday, February 19, 2021.
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City Announcements
Posted on: February 17, 2021

City of Petersburg Announces Positive Fund Balance for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

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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City Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Zoom Information for February 16, 2021

Special City Council Meeting - 10:30am:

FY 2019-2020 CAFR Report

Link: https://zoom.us/j/99713076143

Meeting ID: 997 1307 6143

Audio Only: 301-715-8592

Agenda

Special City Council Meeting - 12:00pm

Link: https://zoom.us/j/92696026401

Meeting ID: 926 9602 6401

Audi...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Petersburg City Government Offices Closed on February 15, 2021

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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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Zoom Links for City Council Meetings - Week of February 8, 2021

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Special City Council Meeting - February 9, 2021, 11:00am

Link: https://zoom.us/j/93915514137 

Meeting ID: 939 1551 4137

Audio Only: 646-558-8656

Link to Agenda

COVID-19 Update with Senator Joe Morrissey - February 10, 2021, 9:00am

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City Announcements
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Ward 4 Meeting - March 1, 2021

Ward 4 Meeting with Councilmember Charlie Cuthbert

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 5:00pm

Meeting ID: 931 8126 2429
Audio Only: 646-558-8656
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City Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2021

City Council Meeting - February 2, 2021

City Council Meeting: February 2, 2021 - 12:00pm
Meeting ID:966 8078 5090
Audio Only: 646-558-8656 
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City Announcements
Posted on: January 28, 2021

No Mass Vaccination Clinics Scheduled in Petersburg, Virginia on 1/30/21

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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 27, 2021

City Council Special Closed Session - January 28, 2021

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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 

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Petersburg Social Services Advisory Board Meeting

Petersburg Social Services Advisory Board Meeting - January 28, 2021 6:00p.m.

Zoom Link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9485703537?pwd=WERidW9jaVVnVGI4L1hQYm1GUVUvdz09

Meeting ID: 948 570 3537 

Passcode: 341411  

Phone Number: +1 646 558 8656 US

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Food Packs available on January 22, 2021

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 ...

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City Announcements
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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City Announcements
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Former Ramada Inn Site - Update

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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 20, 2021

New Due Date for Jan. 2021 Utility Bills

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:

 

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Petersburg Utility Assistance Update - Deadline Extended

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January 20, 2021 Update: 

The deadline for utility assistance mail-in applications has been extended through 4:30 pm on Friday, January 29th. This extension is for mail-in applications only. 
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City Announcements
Posted on: January 18, 2021

City Council Meeting - January 19, 2021

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Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92960525563

Meeting ID: 929 6052 5563

Audio Only: 646 - 558 - 8656

Closed Session Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Ward 6 Community Clean-Up

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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).

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 12, 2021

City Government Offices Closed on January 18, 2021

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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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Leaf Vacuuming Update

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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.

Reside...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 11, 2021

January 11th Update: Petersburg Utility Assistance Program

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Due to delays in USPS mail delivery, the deadline for utility assistance mail-in applications has been extended through 4:30 pm on Friday, January 15th. This extension is for mail-in applications only. Mail-in applications should be submitted by mail or d...
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City Announcements
Posted on: January 10, 2021

Special City Council Meeting: January 11, 2021

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Special City Council Meeting:  January 11, 2021, 11:00am

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96140069737
Meeting ID: 961 4006 9737
Audio Only: 646-558-8656
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City Announcements
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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City Announcements
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Veteran Fire Chief Selected to Lead the City of Petersburg’s Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services

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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...

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City Announcements
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Petersburg Office of Billing and Collections will be closed to the public on Friday January 8, 2021

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...

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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

News Flash

Posted on: January 23, 2022

Special City Council Meeting - January 25, 2022

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City of Petersburg is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. 

Topic: Special City Council Meeting - (Ward Maps)
Time: Jan 25, 2022 04:45 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 868 2888 86...
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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 23, 2022

Ward 3 Joint Virtual Meeting - January 24, 2022

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Zoom information for the Ward 3 Joint Virtual Meeting on January 24, 2022 at 6:00pm.

Mayor Sam ParhamSchool Board Chairman Kenneth Pritchett

Zoom Link:https://bit.ly/ward3meeting

 

 

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 23, 2022

Zoom Information - January 24, 2022 Ward 4 Virtual Meeting

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Topic: Ward 4 Virtual Meeting
Time: Jan 24, 2022 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 892 6906 4945

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Help Available Ordering Free COVID Tests

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For residents who need help ordering the free COVID tests online from www.COVIDtests.gov or https://special.usps.com/testkits, the Petersburg Public Library is offering assistance. Four (4) COVID At-Home Test Kits are available ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Drivers Use Caution in Road Work Areas

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Petersburg Public Works and other companies have been making utility repairs under roadways throughout the City. The repair work is complete, but the following roads have areas of gravel instead of asphalt. Street operations will lay asphalt as soon as we...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Redistricting Maps for Discussion at January 25, 2022 Council Meeting

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Please see the current Petersburg ward map and three redistricting maps that will be discussed at the January 25, 2022 City Council meeting. 

MAPS

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Petersburg News
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 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 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: 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: 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

News Flash

Posted on: March 15, 2021

Virtual Job Hunt Club - Petersburg

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Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare

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...

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Petersburg Sheriff Recognized for Women's History Month by ABC8 News

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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

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: July 9, 2020

COVID-19 Testing in Petersburg

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The Crater Health District is offering COVID-19 testing in Petersburg on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Testing is available during the following times:

Mondays: 10am – 12pm

Location: Central Virginia Health Services (321C Poplar Drive)

Wednesd...

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!

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