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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Suffolk City Manager Announces Appointment of Chief of Police

City Manager Albert S. Moor II today announced the appointment of Interim Chief Alfred “Al” Chandler as the Chief of Police for the City of Suffolk, effective January 7, 2022.

 

Chief Chandler began his career with the Suffolk Police Department in ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Suffolk City Council Chamber Seating Limitations Due to COVID-19 Positivity Rate Upswing

Due to the recent increase in the positivity rate of COVID-19 cases in the City of Suffolk, starting today, Wednesday, January 5, 2022, public meetings held in City Council Chamber will have seating limitations due to the need to social distance individua...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

ALL THREE RATING AGENCIES REAFFIRM SUFFOLK’S AAA STATUS

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All three rating services have reaffirmed the City of Suffolk's AAA Rating.   

The AAA Rating represents the credit-worthiness of the City of Suffolk government issued bonds.  It also provides assurance that the City of ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

CITY OF SUFFOLK RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED BUDGET PRESENTATION AWARD

The City of Suffolk has been awarded a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the twelfth straight year for its’ 2021-2022 Fiscal Year Operating and Capital Budget....

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

REAL ESTATE TAX RELIEF PROGRAM

The Suffolk Department of Social Services is currently taking applications for the Real Estate Tax Relief Program for Senior Citizens or Disabled persons.  The application period will start on January 1, 2022, and will run until June 30, 2022. Th...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

City of Suffolk Broadband Initiatives

The City of Suffolk's City Council and City Staff are committed to obtaining the Governor of Virginia's goal of universal broadband coverage by 2024, focusing on the large portions of rural, out-lying areas that have little to no viable internet access.

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

SAFETY ALERT: ROUTE 58/HOLLAND ROAD CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENTS

SAFETY ALERT: ROUTE 58/HOLLAND ROAD CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENTS - Drivers urged to watch speed limits, respect work zones

 

Work zone safety and the safety of motorists are always top priorities. Most work zone traffic incidents are caused by ex...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

RESOURCES FOR REPORTING TRAIN CONCERNS

Do you know how to report a blocked railroad crossing or voice your concern about the length of a train?

 

Many of our citizens have expressed frustration about traffic issues caused by trains blocking a railroad crossing. When there’s a ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Suffolk Keeps Citizens Safe and Informed with Suffolk Mass Notification System

The City of Suffolk is now working with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, to keep residents safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notifications and public service announcements. As of Monday, March 2, 2020,...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Black Bear Safety Reminders

Spotting black bears in Suffolk is nothing unusual, especially considering our proximity to the Great Dismal Swamp. 

Residents can minimize negative interactions with bears by following some simple guidelines to take now:

Secure your garbage: &...

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