Public Affairs & Recreation
ADMINISTRATION / APPOINTED OFFICIALS
RECREATION OFFICE ADDRESS:
J.C. Martin, Recreation
PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE:
John Alexander, Public Affairs
The Director of the Department of Public Affairs, is known as the Public Affairs Director. This Department, under the supervision of the Mayor and Administrator, performs all appropriate functions respecting City public affairs, including:
An almost literal interpretation of the department’s name has allowed us to assist almost everyone from residents, to school officials, to employees; from citizen groups to business groups; from the Police Department to City officials, and more! In the past we have co-sponsored events; vaccinated dogs and cats; planted flowers; completed mass mailings; hosted tall ships; played sports from football to baseball; launched boats; safety-trained coaches; installed new basketball courts; made arts & crafts projects; picked up litter; and lots more!
In order to accomplish our objectives, The Department of Public Affairs works closely with other City departments, especially the Departments of Public Works and Public Safety.
The Department of Public Affairs Staff:
John Alexander, Director
JC Martin, Assistant to Director and Coordinator of Recreation & Tourism
Brenda Marks, Registrar of Vital Statistics, Secretary to the Board of Health, Affirmative Action Officer
Nikisha Scott, Recreation Department Clerk
Ashley Duckworth, Recreation Department, Arts & Crafts
Christine Mathis, Recreation Dept., Senior Programs
Tour Guide & Map – Map of Historic District; Historical Notes on Over 40 Sites; Attractions; Calendar of Year-round Events; Amenities appealing to Families with Children, Seniors and History Buffs.
Public Affairs Department operates under the leadership of John Alexander, who has worked since 1979 in radio, print, and other media for public and private individuals and organizations. He has been active in educational and government organizations since 1987.