The City Clerk's Office public relations staff provide publication, public information, and public relations services for the Common Council and various city departments.
Publications designed and produced by this division include aldermanic newsletters, business stationery, informational brochures, advertising/marketing pieces and campaigns, invitations, posters, signs, fliers, postcards, the "Call for Action" governmental phone directory, the Milwaukee Report (an overall annual report of city departments and services), special purpose publications, online surveys and social media text and materials. The division also provides photographic services for aldermanic newsletters, and to record/document Common Council ceremonies and special events. Public information staffers attend all Common Council meetings to assist the City Clerk and the Council in the dissemination of documents, errands and other duties as needed. The public information manager serves as sergeant-at-arms during all Common Council meetings.
Public Information Division graphic artists also create and design City Clerk and Common Council web pages (graphics and artwork, editing/updating, search engine optimization, oversight and management).
Other services provided by public information staff include:
- City Channel 25
- News releases
- Speech writing
- Support for bulk mailings by Council members
- Tours of City Hall