Petersburg city council meets for first time under direction of Robert Bobb Group

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — City council members in Peterburg met for the first time since the Robert Bobb Group stepped in to help move the struggling city forward.

Tom Tyrell is now occupying the city manager’s seat and tasked with turning the city around.

He, along with the rest of the Robert Bobb team, arrived in Petersburg last week and have taken over all operations. The group will now put their people not only in the city manager position, but also in the position of director of budget and finance.

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