The Communications Department works with local, state, and national news media to inform the public about the policies, programs, and activities generated by Anoka County. Within this role, the Communications staff develops and monitors County-wide public information policies and procedures, assuring that accurate information is disseminated to the public.

Additionally, the Department assists the County Administrator, division managers, and department heads by providing creative and technical services in all areas of mass communications.

Also, as the primary media contact, Communications staff members alert the media to newsworthy activities and respond to reporters’ requests for information.

The Communications Department is also responsible for managing the Anoka County Public and Employee Websites.