Mission: The mission of the Delaware County office of Public Relations is to maintain the lines of communication between Delaware County government, its employees and the public.
Department overview: The department, under the direction of William A. Lovejoy, responds to queries about County government and requests for general information about Delaware County.
The department prepares and issues press releases, public announcements and general publications for County Council and County government. Public Relations serves as a clearinghouse for all departments to ensure that communication is timely, accurate and in accordance with county government policies.
The department prepares commendatory resolutions, citations for public service and other ceremonial presentations of County Council.
Emergency information: The Department disseminates emergency information to the public in the event of a countywide threat to public safety. Public relations also handles emergency communications, coordinated through the Emergency Services Center, when necessary as part of the County response to a natural disaster or other emergency.
Government Access Television: The department produces County Council’s government-access TV program, Delco TV, which airs on Comcast channel 190 from 5-7 a.m., 8-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-noon, 2-4 p.m. and 10:30-11:30 p.m. daily.
The Department of Public Relations is located on the second floor of the Government Center building and can be reached at (610) 891-4931 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Communications Officer Trish Cofiell can be reached at (610) 891-4943.