Petersburg has named a new Director of Public Works. Tangela Innis will take over the department on September 2nd overseeing an $8 million dollar budget.
City Manager Aretha Ferrell-Benavides said believes Innis’ oversight of Public Works spending is critical in addressing many of the department’s budgetary issues.
"My vision for the city is to be more business minded. I believe Miss Innis’ administrative and procurement expertise bring the dynamics we need to transform the Department of Public Works into a more robust operation."