Public Relations

Christiansburg’s Office of Public Relations serves as a liaison between citizens, the media and the Town’s many departments. The Public Relations Office utilizes a variety of outlets to release information to our residents.

Notification Systems

Want to stay informed about what is happening in Christiansburg, but not sure how to be in the know? The Town offers two notification systems that can text, call or email you what is going on around town.

Notify Me

Notify Me sends you a notification whenever new information is posted on our website. Anytime we update a news story or post a public meeting, you'll receive an email or text message. Notify Me helps you stay up-to-date about Town-wide initiatives, meetings, ongoing capital projects, community programs and more. To sign up, visit www.christiansburg.org/notifyme.

Citizens Alert

Citizens Alert allows you to receive emergency alerts (calls, texts or emails) based on your address or specific interests. You can customize what type of information you want to receive, such as weather alerts from the National Weather Service, trash service updates, crime notifications, waterline breaks, road closures and more. To sign up, visit www.christiansburg.org/alerts.

Social Media

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Facebook

@CburgVAGov


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Twitter

@CburgVAGov
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Instagram

@CburgVAGov
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YouTube

www.christiansburg.org/YouTube
Watch Town Council Meetings, Planning Commission Meetings & Council Committee Meetings.
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LinkedIn

Posts when the Town is accepting applications. You can also get job alerts via email by signing up at www.christiansburg.org/jobs.


Reports & Publications

The Public Relations Department prepares many reports and publications throughout the year for various Town departments. We highlight a few below that provide general information for our residents, but you can view a page with our most recent departmental reports and publications here.

Christiansburg Connection

The Christiansburg Connection is the official, bi-monthly town newsletter. Every other month, the newsletter is mailed with your water bill, posted to our social media accounts and available to pick up at Town Hall.

Find in-depth articles on Town initiatives, projects and departments, as well as news about upcoming events and more at www.christiansburg.org/connection!

Resident Welcome Guide

This guide helps you learn all about the Town of Christiansburg. It's very informative for new residents, but it can also help residents who have lived here their whole lives learn about Town operations and services. Check it out at www.christiansburg.org/welcomeguide. Visit us at Town Hall in the Finance Office to pick up a printed copy.

Do I Have the Right Person?

Ever wonder who you should call to get an answer to a question? This chart will help you know the right person to call. Check it out here.

Town Map

Explore all things Christiansburg with this informative map. These maps are also available at Town Hall for you to take with you. View it online at www.christiansburg.org/townmap.

Cable Channel 190

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Tune into cable channel 190 to watch the most recent Town Council meeting and learn more about upcoming local events and programs. The Town of Christiansburg has partnered with Montgomery County to form WMCC 190, a cable channel for Shentel and Comcast subscribers.

FOIA Request Information & Public Records

Please contact the Public Relations Department to request public records under the Freedom of Information Act by calling 540-382-6128, ext. 1150 or by emailing the Public Relations Department. To learn more about the Freedom of Information Act and requesting public records from the Town of Christiansburg, please visit this page.

Montgomery-Christiansburg Citizens Academy

The Town of Christiansburg and Montgomery County team up to offer this eight-week course on local government. The next academy will be in 2021—please watch the website homepage for more information or contact us at info@christiansburg.org to sign up.