Communications

Overview

The communications department develops and implements strategies for effective internal and external communications in Daytona Beach, using the following communications techniques:

Emergency Public Information

Emergency alerts are available via email or text through Notify Me. Sign up here

Media Relations

The office manages press releases and handles requests from the media.

Social Media

The department uses a variety of social media platforms to promote city events, resources, initiatives and information. Follow on social today!

Cable TV - Spectrum Channel 490

DBTV, also known as Spectrum Channel 490, provides up-to-date information for Daytona Beach residents including live streams of city commission meetings. To view, visit DBTV’s website or go to Spectrum channel 490. 

Radio Programming

Daytona Beach Radio takes place every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. on JOY 106.3 FM. Daytona Beach Radio provides timely and interesting discussions about projects happening in the community. Listeners can tune in at 106.3 on the FM radio dial, online or by using the TuneIn Radio app on smartphones and tablets. Listeners can call in to (386) 516-8030 during the program and ask questions about the day’s topic. 

Newsletters and Publications

  • City Manager's Report: A bi-weekly report covering the latest news in Daytona Beach. It is distributed at every city commission meeting. To read past issues, visit this webpage.  
  • E-Currents: A weekly email newsletter offering the most up-to-date news. To sign up, subscribe to Notify Me alerts here. Read past issues here
  • A monthly newsletter is included in each resident’s water bill, covering the latest information on city initiatives and upcoming events. Read past issues here

  1. Physical Address
    301 S. Ridgewood Ave.
    Daytona Beach, FL 32114

    Phone: (386) 671-7948


  1. COVID-19 Memorial Day International Speedway Boulevard Bridge

    Mayor proclaims first Monday in March COVID-19 Memorial Day

    Monday, March 1, we remember those who have lost their lives and honor those who continue to suffer from the impact of the pandemic. Read on...
  2. WEB_FD Halifax Historical Museum Highlight (1)

    Halifax Historical Museum features fire department’s history

    The museum is located at 252 S. Beach St. in downtown Daytona Beach. Read on...
  3. WEB_Banners_Feb 24 2021

    Local Black pioneers honored with banners on city’s main thoroughfare

    Banners on International Speedway Boulevard from Nova Road to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Read on...
  4. Household kitchen faucet

    Routine flushing of city water through March 26

    The city is treating its water distribution system to maintain safe and delicious water. The city does this on a regular basis to improve the quality of its drinking water. Read on...
  5. WEB_CM Search Update_Feb 19 2021

    Commissioners narrow field to 5 finalists

    Plans being made for public candidate forum Saturday, March 20. Additional Info...
  6. Web_Learn to Swim

    City offers learn-to-swim lessons

    Lessons start Monday, April 5, at the city’s Cypress Aquatic Center. Read on...
  7. WEB_CrimeMapping Highlight

    Stay informed of crime in your area

    CrimeMapping.com allows residents to view the types of crimes happening in Daytona Beach and surrounding cities. Read on...
  8. WEB_HIGHLIGHT_Black History Month_Feb 4 2021

    City celebrates Black history

    During February, residents encouraged to learn about city’s history and local leaders. Read on...
  9. WEB_DART Program for Fire

    DBFD starts program to fight opioid addiction

    The DART program is a collaborative effort between the community paramedicine program, police department and Stewart-Marchman Alliance. Read on...
  10. WEB_SOTC_Jan 29 2021

    View this year’s State of the City

    The city responded to unprecedented challenges and worked to improve residents’ quality of life. Read on...
  11. Daytona Turkey Run photo of classic cars

    Daytona Spring Turkey Run, March 26-28

    Thousands of classic cars will be on display at Daytona International Speedway. Read on...
  12. WEB_Norma Bland_Feb 4 2021

    City recognizes beloved community activist

    New field to be named in Norma Bland’s honor. Read on...
  13. WEB_Deed Restrictions_Feb 10 2021

    State deed restrictions’ legislative update

    City’s request to remove state deed restrictions on .41 acre parcel approved. Read on...
  14. Web_Crime trend down

    Overall crime down in 2020

    Auto thefts, burglaries, larcenies and robberies saw significant decreases in Daytona Beach. Read on...
  15. Web_PD Recruit Cars

    New police recruit vehicle hits the streets

    The police department hopes to continuously promote recruitment needs. Read on...
  16. WEB_Blue Carbon_Jan 20 2021

    Commissioners approve resolution to support environmental initiative

    Legislation would help to analyze, map, study and preserve existing coastal vegetated ecosystems. Read on...
  17. WEB_v2_Bike Week_Jan 21 2021

    Commissioners approve Bike Week Master Plan

    80th anniversary of Bike Week will be celebrated with COVID-19 precautions. Read on...
  18. WEB_v2_Banners_Jan 21 2021

    Street pole banners installed on well-traveled roadways

    Banner series expanded for Black History Month. Read on...
  19. WEB_UF IFAS_Home Buyer Classes

    UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County classes for home buyers

    Classes offered are required for federal down payment/closing cost assistance programs. Read on...
  20. WEB_Vaccine Distrubtion Info_Jan 13 2021

    Publix and VA offer COVID-19 vaccine

    Residents must call for an appointment to receive vaccine. Read on...
  21. WEB_COVID update_Jan 8 2021

    Free COVID-19 testing offered daily

    County establishes hotline for questions about the vaccine distribution. Read on...
  22. WEB_Rental Assistance_Aug 19 2020

    City continues to provide rental assistance

    Residents must call to make an appointment for assistance. Read on...
  23. WEB_2021 Jan 6_Campbell Highlight

    Campbell Pool improvements on schedule

    Improvements are part of a multi-phased approach to upgrade amenities at the popular pool. Read on...
  24. WEB_Project Update_Jan 8 2021

    South Beach Street force main project in final phase

    Started last January, this $8.1 million project increases capacity in the wastewater collection system serving the downtown area. Read on...
  25. WEB_Florida Water Resources Journal Cover

    Utility project featured in state industry publication

    The article features the replacement of the most critical pipe at the city’s water treatment plant. Read on...
  26. Highlight_DAB Flights (1)
  27. Web_TNR Highlight (1)

    TNR program helps 500+ cats

    The Trap-Neuter-Return program helps reduce the number of stray cats. Read on...
  28. Highlight_Citizens on Patrol

    Citizens on Patrol recruiting volunteers

    Citizens on Patrol is recruiting volunteers to patrol, observe and report suspicious activities in Daytona Beach neighborhoods. Read on...
  29. 2020 April 13_WEB_Comm Mtg

    Revised procedures for City Commission and advisory board meetings

    To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the city has new procedures to allow remote and in-person public participation at City Commission meetings. Read on...
  30. EC_Tethering_Sept 25 2020

    City bans animal tethering

    City Commission unanimously adopted ordinance to ban tethering at their Sept. 23 meeting. Read on...
  31. 2020 July 28_Stay connected_City Highlight

    Stay connected!

    Get the latest city updates by following our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Nextdoor, LinkedIn, YouTube or Spectrum Channel 490. Read on...
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