Community Affairs

The Communications team includes the City’s communication manager, community affairs officer, creative designer/web specialist and Welcome Center receptionist. Together, they are responsible for communicating with the public through a variety of channels including:

Downtown Newark Partnership


The community affairs officer is also the administrator for the Downtown Newark Partnership (DNP). The DNP is a private/public partnership dedicated to the aesthetic, economic, cultural and social enhancement of downtown Newark. The Partnership has created a unique environment in which the City of Newark, businesses, residential communities, and the University of Delaware can work together toward a common goal: The ongoing enhancement of downtown Newark with mutual benefits.


Press Releases

  1. Portrait of City Manager Carol Houck

    Newark City Manager Carol Houck To Retire After 25+ Year Career

    Following a career in public service spanning nearly four decades, Newark City Manager Carol Houck announced her retirement today to take on a new role as City Manager for Delaware City. Read on...
  2. Photo of main street

    City of Newark Ranked Second Among Safest Cities in Delaware

    The National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS) ranked Newark Delaware's second safest City, noting "there's plenty to do and worrying about safety isn't necessarily one of them." Read on...
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Contact Us

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    Kelly Bachman

    Communications Manager
    E-Mail

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    Megan McNerney
    E-mail

    220 South Main St.
    Newark, DE 19711

    Ph: 302-366-7000

    Hours
    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.