Community Affairs

The Communications team includes the City’s communication manager, community affairs officer, creative designer/web specialist and Welcome Center receptionist. Together, they are responsible for communicating with the public through a variety of channels including:

Downtown Newark Partnership

The community affairs officer is also the administrator for the Downtown Newark Partnership (DNP). The DNP is a private/public partnership dedicated to the aesthetic, economic, cultural and social enhancement of downtown Newark. The Partnership has created a unique environment in which the City of Newark, businesses, residential communities, and the University of Delaware can work together toward a common goal: The ongoing enhancement of downtown Newark with mutual benefits.

Press Releases

  1. Medic Alert Foundation

    Newark Police Department Partners with MedicAlert Foundation

    The Newark Police Department, in partnership with MedicAlert Foundation, announced the implementation of a free program aimed to protect community members with dementia and autism who are at-risk for wandering emergencies. Read on...
  2. City of Newark Municipal Building

    City of Newark Implements Changes for Visitors to Municipal Building

    With a continued focus on its commitment to service excellence, the City of Newark recently modified the layout of the municipal building to better serve its customers. First-floor customer service hub streamlines access, and efficiency. Read on...
  3. Main Street lane closures graphic

    Intermittent Lane Closures - Main Street

    There will be intermittent left lane closures from South Chapel Street to South Main Street during the next 3 to 4 weeks due to power line maintenance. For more information please call the Electric department at 302-366-7000. Read on...
  4. Road Closure Title

    Road Closures - East Park Place and South Chapel Street

    Portions of East Park Place and South Chapel Street for a planned water main replacement project Closures will begin June 19, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. All closures will be during work hours only and reopened at the end of the work day. Read on...
  5. Spring Concert Series Logo

    Newark Spring Concert Series Kicks Off With Global Flare

    Recognizing music is a language that speaks to everyone, the City of Newark Parks & Recreation Department spring concert series will explore culture and creativity through a diverse selection of music as it kicks off this month. Read on...
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Contact Us

  1. Kelly-Bachman
    Kelly Bachman

    Communications Manager

    Megan McNerney

    220 South Main St.
    Newark, DE 19711

    Ph: 302-366-7000

    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.