Citizens can stay informed about city news, programs and initiatives through a variety of formal and informal communications methods. Regular updates are shared via the Corvallis e-News newsletter, as well as on the City's Facebook and Twitter pages. Read on for more ways of seeking and receiving information.
- Press Releases - Current
and past press releases are available. If you have questions about
a press release, please contact the person listed in the release or the
City Manager's Office at 541-766-6901.
- Social Media - The City maintains an active presence on Facebook and Twitter. Social media users can receive regular updates on city services and programs, and you're invited to chime in with questions and feedback. We'll respond as soon as we can!
- Corvallis e-News is a regular email newsletter full of timely news, announcements, upcoming events and opportunities to engage with the City. Sign up here!
- Public Records Requests - The City adopted an Administrative Policy establishing a procedure for accepting and responding to public records requests and establishing a uniform fee schedule for providing public records.
A pdf copy of the Public Records Requests Policy and related forms is available here.
- Citizen Attitude Survey The City has conducted Citizen Attitude Surveys with approximately 1,200 randomly selected registered voters for several years. The results assist the Council and the Budget Commission in prioritizing programs and services and in determining allocation of City resources. Surveys were not conducted in 2013 & 2014. Results from the 2015 survey are now available.
- Government Comment Corner. Citizens interested in talking to a the Mayor or a City Councilor may take advantage of Government Comment Corner, held most Saturdays from 10 am to 12 noon at the Library, 645 NW Monroe. The Mayor or a Councilor will be available on an informal basis to answer questions or address issues concerning local government. Check the online meeting calendar to find out who will be available on any given Saturday.
- Ward Meetings. Ward meetings are designed to provide comfortable forums for residents within each Ward to discuss ward-specific and city-wide issues with City Councilors and City staff. Most departments and the City Manager's Office are represented at each meeting. For the past few years, ward meetings have been held in different wards at six to eight week intervals with the goal of having at least one meeting in each ward over the two-year Council term.
- City Flag. Show your Corvallis pride by flying the official City of Corvallis flag! Flags are 3'x4' and $69.60. Purchase your flag at the City Manager's Office in City Hall, 501 SW Madison Avenue; 541-766-6901.
Call 541-766-6901 or send us an email for more information on public outreach efforts.