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Posted on: April 26, 2016

The Public Hearing for the Proposed FY17 Budget scheduled for May 3, 2016 is postponed

The Public Hearing for the proposed FY17 Budget originally scheduled for May 3, 2016 will be postponed until May 17, 2016.

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Acting City Manager Gives Financial Update

Acting City Manager Dironna M. Belton gave residents a financial update during the Regular City Council Meeting April 19, 2016. See the link below for a copy of the presentation.

Financial Update
Posted on: April 10, 2016

Area Road Work Affecting Areas Near Petersburg April 11 - June 30

Contractors working for the Prince George County Utilities Department will be working on a trenchless rehabilitation of the sewer pipe running along Baxter Road between Courthouse Road and Partridge Court in Prince George County. Intermittent lane closure...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Acting City Manager Announces Strategy to Overhaul City Water Billing Issues

Today, Dironna Moore Belton, Acting City Manager announced the end to a two week “Boots on the Ground” campaign to manually check almost 12,500 residential and commercial water meters throughout the City, one step of many in the overhaul of the City’s Ut...Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2016

Choice Hotels Partners with C.A. Harrison Companies to Develop Cambria Hotel & Suites in Petersburg

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced today it has signed an agreement with C. A. Harrison Companies, LLC. to develop a Cambria hotel & suites in Petersburg, Va. The 140-room Cambria property ...Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2016

Work in Progress 2015

Check out the accomplishments of the City of Petersburg for 2015.

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Posted on: January 12, 2016

City Expands Tax Abatement Program to Include Vacant Lots

The City of Petersburg recently announced the expansion of the City’s tax abatement program to include vacant lots designated as rehabilitation areas. The program will be a pilot to run for three years after which time the program will be audited for its ...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Petersburg Area Transit Receives Grant to Go Green

Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) has been awarded $80,000 from the Virginia Department of Mineral, Mines and Energy (DMME) to support the advancement of alternative transportation bi-fuel technology. Under this large-scale initiative, public and private flee...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

C. A. Harrison Companies Announces Design for Petersburg Hotel

Developer, C. A. Harrison Companies, LLC along with Commonwealth Architects announce the design of the new hotel and mixed use development at 380 East Washington Street in Petersburg. The project will act as a “Gateway to Petersburg” by providing a vibra...Read on...

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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 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...


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Posted on: March 11, 2016

Petersburg Police to meet with community to discuss crime trends, challenges


Petersburg Police work to overcome serious challenges, the department's top cop doesn't want the issues to get in the way of keeping you safe. That was the message from a community forum Thursday afternoon where neighbors gathered to learn how public safe...Read on...

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Posted on: February 18, 2016

Nextdoor - Neighbors Social Network


The Petersburg Bureau of Police has partnered with a private online network called Nextdoor. Nextdoor is a free private social networking website for your neighborhood. Nextdoor makes it easy to connect with your neighbors and build stronger, safer, happi...Read on...

Petersburg Bureau of Police Nextdoor Site

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