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Communications & Outreach

The Communications & Outreach Office provides strategic communications, community engagement programs, media relations and public information in emergencies. The office manages the City's external and internal websites, government access TV station, social media sites, and emergency radio station. Staff produce online newsletters, community surveys, TV programs and videos, and serve as the Public Information Office in the event of an emergency.

In the event of an emergency, watch us on Twitter @CityofMonterey (you don't have to have a Twitter account to follow), our home page at and Make sure to register your cell phone at Alert Monterey County ( to receive text alerts and important notifications, and get text alerts from Monterey Police by texting 93940 to 888777.

You can watch our programming on The Monterey Channel on-demand and on our YouTube channel. You can sign up for various online City publications, and stay connected with us on multiple social media platforms.

If you have ideas or comments, please contact us anytime. We look forward to hearing from you!

Engagement Survey

The 2023-2024 Engagement Survey is now closed. Results of the survey are in process.

Thank you for taking the survey to let us know how we are doing engaging with you, and what we can do better! We appreciate it you helping us build and maintain a strong, connected, community!

Vision: The Communication and Outreach Office VISION is to inform, engage, encourage community participation, and build relationships with residents, visitors, and the business community.

Mission: The Communication and Outreach Office MISSION is to connect in ways that build community, and make our community members happier, healthier, and feel safer, through nurturing, and sustaining trust in City of Monterey government, as well as connectedness with City Council,  staff, and neighbors.

This section is designed to help members of the media and press find accurate and up-to-date information about the City of Monterey. 

Vision and Mission 
City Biographies
About Us, History, and Fast Facts
Press Releases
Awards and Milestones

For downloadable images and logos, please email the Communications Office.

City of Monterey Press Kit