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Posted on: November 23, 2015

Statement of Resolution: Christian v. City Of Petersburg et al

The City and the Mayor support the first Amendment and the right of the citizens and business owners of Petersburg to participate in the public information period of City Council meetings in accordance with the Rules of Council.

The City and the Mayor...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Traffic Update: Lane Closure for Columbia Gas Work

11/23 Update: Gas abandonment work scheduled on 11/24 for Shore and Mistletoe, will be rescheduled for 11/25 with a shoulder closure and streets open to thru traffic.

Columbia Gas will have the following streets closed with detours, for gas abandonment...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

City of Petersburg Offices Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

City government offices, including City Hall and the City Hall Annex will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will reopen at normal business hours on Monday, November 30. Petersburg Public Libra...Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2015

Wreaths Across America Event to Honor Veterans at Blandford Cemetery

The Wreaths Across America event to honor veterans will take place Saturday, December 12, at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg, Virginia. The Richmond Chapter of American Gold Star Mothers (AGSM) and Frances Randolph Bland Chapter of the National Society ...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2015

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Stay up to date with tips and information regarding emergency preparation for your family and home. Subscribe to the Petersburg Office of Emergency Management (OEM) News Flash. Go to and click on "Notify Me" to subscribe!Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

City of Petersburg Announces New Utility Bill Format for Customers

The City of Petersburg Department of Public Utilities announced today the launch of the new, improved and itemized look for the utility bills. The City has received concerns from residents that they have not received utility bills for recent months. All b...Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2015

Siege Museum Closes for Major Renovations

The City of Petersburg announced today the closing of the Siege Museum at 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 5. The major renovations, as part of the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), will result in the closing of the museum for a year. Renovations will include t...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2015

Petersburg Hosts Successful Inaugural Hispanic Cultural Celebration

The City of Petersburg hosted the inaugural Hispanic Cultural Celebration at the Old Towne Train Station on Sunday, November 1. The free event was filled with fun, music, culture, crafts, ethnic foods, dance performances, classes, information booths and l...Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2015

Petersburg Launches I AM PETERSBURG® Website

The City of Petersburg announced today the unveiling of the I AM PETERSBURG® website where users can generate their own I AM PETERSBURG® logo. The City launched the I AM PETERSBURG® brand in December 2014 to generate a sense of excitement and pride among...Read on...

Check out the site here!
Posted on: October 22, 2015

Traffic Update: Lane Closure on Defense Rd for Paving Project

The City of Petersburg has contracted with Southern Construction Utilities, Inc. to repair areas on Defense Rd between Baylor's Lane and Boydton Plank Road. The work will begin October 28, 2015 and will be completed November 25, 2015. The Contractor will ...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2015

Petersburg Announces 2015 Fall Leaf Pick Up Schedule

The City’s Public Works Department’s annual Fall Leaf Pick-up program begins on Monday, November 16. The City will provide one round of leaf vacuuming in each Ward. Vacuum of leaves dates are as follows (dates are subject to change with weather):

• Wa...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2015

City of Petersburg Farmers Market Open for Winter Season with New Location

The Petersburg Farmers Market will remain open after October 31, 2015. Existing vendors, as well as new vendors, are welcome to participate in the winter market.

The mission of the Petersburg Farmers Market is to enhance the quality of life for Pet...Read on...

Click here for the Winter Market Rates & deadlines
Posted on: October 12, 2015

City of Petersburg Announces the 2015 Holiday Parade

The City of Petersburg announces the 2015 City of Petersburg Holiday Parade.

The 2015 Parade Committee would like to invite you to participate in the 2015 City of Petersburg Holiday Parade! The parade will be held Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 3:00PM...Read on...

Click here for more information & the application.
Posted on: October 9, 2015

Petersburg Receives Platinum Level Certification for “Go Green”

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The City of Petersburg has been awarded the platinum level certification, the highest level, in the 2015 “Go Green VA Challenge”, which is part of the Virginia Municipal League’s (VML) larger “Go Green Virginia” environmental initiative. The award was rec...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2015

City Announces Interim Director of Public Works and Utilities


Petersburg City Manager, William E. Johnson, III, announced today the selection of Mike Mee as the city’s new interim Director of Public Works and Utilities. Mee is currently the General Manager for the Department of Public Works – Utilities Division. Mee...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Petersburg Area Transit Introduces New Service to City’s Entertainment Amenities

Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) announced today a new transit service to Camelot, Petersburg Sports Complex, Petersburg High School, Vernon Johns Middle School and Dogwood Trace Golf course as of September 19, 2015.

City Manager, William E. Johnson III,...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

City of Petersburg Responds to Recent Crime Events

Petersburg Mayor W Howard Myers, City Council and City Administration released the following statement today in regards to the recent crime events in the city:

Most importantly, the City of Petersburg is a safe place to live and we support the men and ...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2015

City of Petersburg Welcomes New Downtown Trolley


Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) proudly welcomes the new 'Downtown Trolley' to its fleet of fixed route services. Service will begin Saturday, September 26. The new route will provide exclusive bus service for Downtown Petersburg with additional service als...Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Are You Ready for this Season's Winter Weather?

Winter Weather

City of Petersburg Office of Emergency Management would like to remind you before winter weather hits, talk with your family about how to stay safe and take action to get prepared!

Get Ready for Winter Weather

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