The Public Relations Department is the Communications Division of the City and is responsible for disseminating news, events and informational items to the public through a variety of publications and media sources. The PIO maintains the City's website, social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The PIO co-ordinates public events developed by the city and assists to promote citywide events.
The department develops presentations for the City Manager, City Council Member and the City Clerk to present at City Council Meetings and Workshops. The PIO handles incoming media requests and provides information in a timely manner.
The PIO also develops and creates video/photo presentations, graphics for ads and works with all city departments, as well as, Visit Mount Dora and the Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce to promote events.
It is the Public Information office's responsibility to promote transparency within the City when it comes to issues, concerns, items and contracts by posting them on the website and social media. Keeping our council and citizens informed is a priority for the office of public information.