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The City’s Communications Office guarantees that residents, employees and the public at-large are kept accurately informed of City government services, activities and programs in a timely, effective and efficient manner.

The Communications Office facilitates public access to information, heightens awareness of government services and serves as a clearinghouse for all official government communications with the public and media.

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City Communications Overview

Annual Photo Contest

Each year, the City invites the public to submit their photos for possible inclusion in the City's annual informational calendar. Get in on the fun and send us your best shots! Photos must be taken inside city limits and be submitted by the November deadline each year. Photos from all seasons wanted.

Click here for the 2019 contest Call for Entry and Application. NOTE: If the form will not allow you to sign electronically, save the PDF to your computer, open it in Adobe Acrobat and then fill it out. Remember to save and then send as an attachment to an email.

2018 Calendar cover

Get Your Calendar

The 2019 calendar will be available FREE to local residents in mid-December 2018. Check back for distribution locations (other than Rouss City Hall).

We Want Your Feedback

The City strives to provide the information our residents, property owners and business owners want to know. Not getting what you want? Help us improve by telling us what you'd like to receive and how.

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Communications Policies

Amy SimmonsAmy Simmons
Communications Director

Rouss City Hall
15 North Cameron Street, 4th Floor
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 667-1815, ext. 1670
Fax (540) 722-3618


Caitlin SquiresCaitlin Squires
Communications Manager

Rouss City Hall
15 North Cameron Street, 4th Floor
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 667-1815, ex. 1440
Fax (540) 722-3618