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The Department shall perform such functions as may be assigned to it, and shall manage the County's media activities for the communication of county-wide issues to the public, employees and news organizations. The Department shall oversee County-wide communications; including emergency communications, media relations and overall content of the County's external and internal Web sites. The Department shall be responsible for County news releases, news conferences, newspapers, newsletters, publications, presentations and other related functions assigned by the Chief Administrative Officer. The Department shall also be responsible for management of the County News Center Television (CNC TV), including videotaping and transmission of all Board of Supervisors' meetings and production of informational programming for television, the County's Intranet system, the Internet and various presentations educating the public on the various services and programs offered by County departments.
(Added by Ord. No. 8821 (N.S.), effective 9-12-97, operative 9-12-97; amended by Ord. No. 9872 (N.S.), effective 7-19-07; amended by Ord. No. 10011 (N.S.), effective 10-22-09; amended by Ord. No. 10444 (N.S.), effective 12-15-16)