The Public Relations Department is one of two departments within the council which operates with the least number of personnel. This department is staffed with a Public Relations Manager, a Public Relations Coordinator, Senior Public Relations Officer, Public Relations Representative and Public Relations Customer Care. The manager is Ms. Tamara Minto and is overseen by the City Administrator and the Mayor.
The Public Relations Department ensures that the citizens are aware of the works that the council is accomplishing including disseminating the challenges.
Roles & Function
The Public Relations Department of the Belize City Council is the one of the smallest in terms of number of employees. Its primary role is to enhance, promote, educate and protect the image of the council at all times.
The Public Relations Department also manages the council’s complaint lines, which is 223-4014. All concerns could be address to this department that are then forwarded to the relevant departments for immediate attention. Report such as: over grown lots, drains, streets, garbage nuisance, etc.
This Department is also responsible for the upkeep, adoptions and rental of all parks, playgrounds, medians and roundabouts in the city. This responsibility is managed by the Park and Beautification Manager Mr. Louis Thompson. Persons wishing to adopt a park or book a park should visit the Public Relations Department at 109 North Front Street, or call 223-4014. Currently they are twenty-two parks within the City eight of which are adopted.
This Public Relations Department works closely with all departments to promote any upcoming event. Some events that this department spearheads are: The Council’s Tree Lighting Ceremony, Belize Multi-Cultural Fair, the Council’s Monthly Public Meeting etc.
Aim: is to disseminate information to the public regarding the Council in an efficient and effective manner.
Councillor: Allan Pollard Jr.
Manager: Tamara Minto
PR Coordinator: Michelle Smith
Senior PR Officer: Erin Garnett
PR Representative: Ian Mariano
PR Customer Care: Carlos Perez
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org