Communications Office

The Montgomery County Office of Communications is located in the Commissioners’ Office and is primarily tasked with creating and maintaining effective lines of communication between the county government and its employees, the media, and the public. The Montgomery County Commissioners are dedicated to maintaining a fully transparent government, and the Office of Communications plays a vital role in that effort.

The Office of Communications not only informs its audiences on the actions of the county commissioners, but it also works diligently to provide information to its residents on the multitude of county services provided, recreational activities, historical sites, and other county government-related news.

In addition to traditional means of communicating, the Office of Communications maintains the county’s online presence through county website content management. The Office of Communications is also a frequent user of social media as a means of communicating with the public. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Main functions of the Office of Communications include: 

  • Media relations 
  • Community relations 
  • Employee communications 
  • Website content management
  • Special events 
  • Crisis communications
  • Public Information
NEED COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT?

If you are a County employee and need help with a County-related project, please fill out the Request for County Communications Office Support Form.

If you are a County employee or member of the public who would like to have a Montgomery County Proclamation to recognize a special day or event, please fill out the Commissioners' Office Proclamation Request Form.
  1. Ridge Pike Lane closures 8.8.22

    Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 8

    Rolling lane closures will occur along Ridge Pike from Crescent Avenue to Philadelphia in preparation for construction work.
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    Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for August 4, 2022

    A Code Red is issued in anticipation of an oppressively hot air mass with a heat index of 100°F or greater.
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    New Outdoor StoryWalk® Now Installed at Pennypacker Mills

    Visitors are invited to visit Pennypacker Mills to experience a new StoryWalk® installed along its scenic grounds. The first book on display is “George Washington and the General’s Dog” a true story that happened at Pennypacker Mills.
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    Upper Schuylkill Valley Park Announces Butterfly Celebration

    The public is invited to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, August 27 from 10 a.m. to Noon celebrate a beautiful little insect, the butterfly!
  5. Ridege Pike Section D Traffic Restric

    Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 1

    Pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of August 1, 2022. Single lane closures will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in various locations throughout the corridor.
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    Montgomery County Announces Careers of Tomorrow Expo for Students, Seeks Supporters and Exhibitors

    The Montgomery County Commerce Department and MontcoWorks have announced an upcoming multi-industry career fair for Montgomery County students in grades 8 through 12 on Tuesday October 25, 2022 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks.
  7. Ridege Pike Section D Traffic Restric

    Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of July 25

    Single lane closures will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue. Flagging will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from July 25-29 in various locations throughout the corridor for tree clearing at utility relocation.
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    Nineteen Projects Receive Community Development Block Grant Funding from Montgomery County

    The Montgomery County Commissioners announced that nineteen projects in the county will receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  9. Code Red Image 2022

    Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for July 21, 2022

    A Code Red is issued in anticipation of an oppressively hot air mass with a heat index of 100°F or greater.
  10. Train

    Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority Takes First Official Step to Restore Passenger Rail

    Following its first meeting, the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority has submitted a letter of intent to the Federal Railroad Administration to restore passenger rail from Reading to Philadelphia.
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    Montgomery County Announces Sign-on Bonus for New Hires

    Montgomery County has announced a sign-on bonus for eligible roles. This bonus is being offered to help recruit for critical roles with high vacancy rates and to assist the County in competing for talent in today’s competitive job market.
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    Montgomery County Releases Draft Recovery Plan

    The Montgomery County Recovery Office has released the draft funding recommendations for use of $161.4 million in Pandemic Recovery Funds for public comment.
  13. Ridege Pike Section D Traffic Restric

    Lane Closures to Begin on Ridge Pike Starting Week of July 18

    Pre-construction work will begin on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue on Monday, July 18, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in various locations throughout the corridor.
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    Visitors Invited to Learn About the Past this Summer at Pottsgrove Manor

    Visitors of all ages are invited to take part in the games and amusements of colonial Pennsylvania and learn more about the museum with events at Pottsgrove Manor throughout the summer.
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    County Announces Road Closure for Upcoming Infrastructure Improvements in New Hanover Township

    A detour will begin on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 on Swamp Pike between New Hanover Square Road and Ridge Pike. The detour is necessary to reconstruct the Swamp Pike Bridge (Bridge 166) to ensure it is structurally sound and safe for motorists.
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    Montgomery County Launches National Search for Health and Human Services Director

    The HHS Director is responsible for the coordination, development, direction, implementation, quality and equitable delivery of services provided by the integrated department of Health and Human Services. Applications are encouraged by July 14, 2022.
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    Pennypacker Mills Announces Summer Happenings

    The public is invited to Pennypacker Mills, the historic mansion home of former Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker to attend upcoming summer programs at the historic site.
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    Montgomery County Maintains Triple A Bond Rating for Fifth Year

    The Montgomery County Commissioners announced that Montgomery County has received the highest bond rating—Aaa with a stable outlook—from Moody’s Investors Service for the fifth year in a row.
  19. Peter Wentz Farmstead&#39s Colonial Camp 2022

    Peter Wentz Farmstead Now Accepting Registrations for Kids Colonial Camp July 11-15, 2022

    This year’s Colonial Camp will run from July 11-15, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Lansdale. Each day, living historians will lead campers through hands-on demonstrations of historical crafts, like calligraphy, ceramics, woodworking, and more.
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    Montgomery County Invites Public Feedback on Cross County Trail East Proposed Final Alignment

    Now through Friday, June 24, 2022, community members can review the concept plans for the proposed trail alignment and submit questions and comments.
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