Public Information Officer

Cyndi Roy Gonzalez
croygonzalez@needhamma.gov
(781) 455-7500 x260

Upcoming Communications Forums

The public is invited to attend a series of forums to discuss ways to improve public communication and solicit feedback on the Town’s planned website improvements. The forums will be held via Zoom. Individuals who are unable to attend may also submit written comments to croygonzalez@needhamma.gov. 


Each forum will focus on a specific topic. Feedback will be incorporated into overall Town communications strategies and help inform the Town’s refreshed website, which will debut early 2022. 


(past) Wednesday, June 30, 2021 6 pm – 7 pm (View Powerpoint) (View Video)

Topic: General Communications/Engagement Discussion 

Description: Overview of current communications tools employed by the Town and a discussion of other kinds of information members of the community want to receive and the methods of communications they would like to use. 


(past) Wednesday, August 18, 2021 6 pm- 7 pm (View Powerpoint) (VIew Video)

Topic: Website Visioning 

Description: The Town will embark on a Website refresh in August, with an updated website to launch in early 2022. This will be a discussion with the community about the current website features, new enhancements and priorities for information. 


Monday, September 13, 2021 6 pm – 7 pm (View Powerpoint) (View Video)

Topic: Town Meeting Member Communications 

Description: Town Meeting Members will be invited to a discussion about how best to communicate with the Town and their constituents. We’ll look at examples from other Towns. 


Wednesday, October 20, 2021 6 pm – 7 pm 

Topic: Redesigned Website Feedback 

Description: It is anticipated that the PIO will provide an update on the website refresh and solicit community input. 


Wednesday, January 5, 2022 6 pm – 7 pm (Date subject to change based on website project timeline) 

Topic: New Website Implementation 

Description: The PIO will present on the website, new features and answer questions. 


Press Releases

Needham Free Public Library Launches New Website

Town to Host Series of Public Forums on Communications, Website Improvements

Town of Needham Announces Funding for Small Repair Grant Program for Homeowners

Select Board Proclaims Pride Month in June

Local Artists Turn Needham's Outdoor Restaurant Borders Into Works of Public Art

Past Press Releases


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  1. Cyndi Roy Gonzalez

    Public Information Officer