Some of the communication services Public Information and Marketing (PIM) provides are:
The City web site has more than 4,000 pages and receives an average of 300,000 individual visits each month. Documents such as the budget and changing information, from City Council and other City board, trust or commission agendas are posted on the site.
City Channel 20
City Channel 20 is your government access channel, provided as a part of the City's franchise agreement with Cox Cable. City Channel 20 is always on, with a variety of live and taped public meetings, news programs and interesting interviews hosted by the Mayor and by Council members.
The Action Center is the City's central source for requesting City services, information and referral. The Action Center staff is a valuable source of information on who to call for help or where to find information for just about any need or subject.
PIM is responsible for media relations and provides ongoing background and accurate, timely information to reporters, in addition to formal news releases. Media are an important conduit for getting information to the public. Citizens can sign up to receive City news releases, just send us your e-mail address and we will add you to the list. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook. You can also explore all of the City's social media sites.
City News Citizen Newsletter
Mailed with your monthly water bill, the two-page newsletter offers a quick reference, easy-to-read format informing citizens of the most important and timely City government information. Content is restricted to City information only and every effort is made to keep content useful and timely.
PIM also produces News to Know, a newsletter for City employees, and a variety of brochures, flyers and documents. We operate our own print shop, so we can follow through on many publications from first draft to finished product.
Other services PIM offers is a print shop and mail room, developing and implementing marketing campaigns, cable TV franchise administration, video documentaries, promotions and photography, employee recognition programs and event coordination.