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West Virginia's first capital city was Wheeling.


Elected Officials

City of Petersburg: Mayor's Office

The City of Petersburg is structured and operates under the Strong-Mayor Plan specified in West Virginia Code. Chapter 8 of the West Virginia Code, particularly §8-3-2 specifies the roles and responsibilities of the Mayor.

  • The Mayor is elected at large by the qualified voters of the City of Petersburg.
  • The Mayor is the administrative authority of City of Petersburg.
  • Officers and employees are appointed by the Mayor or by his order. However, appointments by the Mayor or by his order may be made subject to the approval of the Council.
  • Additional duties and limitations of the Mayor are further specified in the City Charter.
Phone: 304-257-4944
 
Term: 4 years
 
City of Petersburg
Mayor's Office
PO Box 669
Petersburg, WV 26847
 

City of Petersburg: City Council

The City of Petersburg is structured and operates under the Strong-Mayor Plan specified in West Virginia Code. Chapter 8 of the West Virginia Code, particularly §8-3-2 specifies the roles and responsibilities of the Council.

  • The Council is elected at large or by wards, or both, by the qualified voters of the City of Petersburg.
  • The Council is the governing body for the City of Petersburg.
  • Officers and employees are appointed by the Mayor or by his order. However, appointments by the Mayor or by his order may be made subject to the approval of the Council.
  • Additional duties and limitations of the Council are further specified in the City Charter.
Phone: 304-257-4944
Fax: 304-257-4472
 
Term: 4 years
 
City of Petersburg
City Council
PO Box 669
Petersburg, WV 26847
Mayor
Gary Michael
Council Members
Donnali Hope
Mike Feaster
Bruce Hyre Jr.
Alvin Rumer
John Paul Hott II
Chief of Police
John Shockey

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