COMMUNICATION & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
To effectively engage Asheville residents and City staff in City service delivery, project implementation and policy formulation through accessible information and sound public engagement activities.
About the Division
The Communication & Public Engagement Division is responsible for the city's strategic communications and coordination of public engagement efforts. Communication responsibilities include media relations, community relations, intergovernmental relations and internal communications. It seeks the best ways for the City to communicate its priorities and achieve its policy objectives, and designs public education and community outreach initiatives to inform citizens and the media about City services, programs and policy.
CAPE is also responsible for leading, coordinating or supporting efforts between City of Asheville departments, outside partner agencies and consultants. With a commitment to professionalism, innovation and best practices, the City’s public engagement efforts seek to maximize participant understanding and experience.
The division's responsibilities include:
Public Engagement Efforts
Communication & Public Engagement
Second Floor, Asheville City Hall
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
P.O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802