Communications & Public Information

The Office of Communications & Public Information fosters open, accountable and effective government by developing, coordinating and delivering meaningful and responsive communications for the community and for City employees.

Page updated on Nov 22, 2021 at 11:35 AM


The goal of the City's social media activities is to engage the community in various digital platforms, including social media Web sites where people are participating in rapidly increasing numbers. The objective is to strengthen City responsiveness and transparency by using multiple tools to inform the community about City events, programs, services, emergencies and more. The information will be useful, timely and easy to understand.


The City's free eNews service lets you sign up to receive information on nearly 100 topics, including vital emergency alerts. The messages, ranging from news releases and department newsletters to public meeting dockets and payment deadline reminders, can be sent as email messages, text messages, or voice messages. Don't miss out on important news and emergency alerts -- sign up or login today!


AlexTV is the City of Alexandria's government access channel, which broadcasts government meetings, announcements, public interest and informational programming to residents of the City of Alexandria and its visitors. Live and archived programming from AlexTV is available online and broadcasted on Comcast cable channel 70.