award winning Communications Division is dedicated to transparency
and openness in government,
by providing accurate information in a timely manner. Whether it
is a much anticipated park opening, a change in the solid waste collection
schedule or an upcoming process involving citizens’ input, the
Communications Division disseminates information to the community in
a variety of ways.
Media Relations The
Communications Division works directly with media outlets providing
accurate responses to reporters’ questions
in a timely fashion. The Public Information Officer also keeps
the media informed about City Commission agenda items and suggests
news story ideas about what is happening within the City of Sarasota, and writes and disseminates news releases.
From City Commission meetings, magazine-style programs,
snippets of life via Eye On Sarasota, to informative,
creative Public Service Announcements.
The City website provides information and services for
our citizens and visitors.
law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail
address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic
mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.