Communications & Marketing

Overview

The communications department develops and implements strategies for effective internal and external communications in Daytona Beach.

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



  1. WEB_MovieNight_ Little_Mermaid Feb 23 2024 (1)

    Free movie night at Dickerson Community Center

    Join us Feb. 23 for a showing of The Little Mermaid Read on...
  2. WEB_Accelerate Business Summit 2024

    City hosts inaugural business summit, Feb. 24

    Designed to fuel business growth and development Read on...
  3. WEB_488x450_Cell Phone Security Class_Feb 28 2024

    Take control of your phone's security

    City's cybersecurity experts offer free training, Feb. 28 Read on...
  4. Crab  Seafood Festival_April 29 2023

    Crab & Seafood Festival, April 27

    Event will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd. Read on...
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  6. WEB_Fire Fighters Promotion highlight

    Daytona Beach Fire Department announces promotions

    Deputy City Manager/Fire Chief Dru Driscoll made announcement Read on...
  7. Highlight_Black_History_Month

    Street banner program features Daytona Beach's trailblazers

    City and Midtown Community Development Corporation partner for annual Black History Month program. Read on...
  8. WEB_2024 Bike week Private Property Masterplan

    Bike Week Master Plan

    Approved Bike Week 2024 Master Plan for private property Additional Info...
  9. Highlight-Cultuvue_2024

    Cultuvue 2024

    Photography exhibit featuring local residents on display at YSG Center Read on...
  10. WEB_SOTC 2024 graphic

    State of the City 2024

    Celebrate the city's events and initiatives in 2023 Read on...
  11. Openings on Board of Adjustment Advisory Board

    Residents can serve on Board of Adjustment

    Advisory board typically convenes at 2:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. Read on...
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  13. FRESH_2024_Highlight

    Annual F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival, Feb. 22-24

    Festival offers weekend of entertainment with film, book and author presentations. Read on...
  14. WEB_DBPD program to replace headlights

    Police Department partners to help drivers replace lights

    Receive a voucher for repair instead of a ticket Read on...
  15. Tish_IIMC_Highlight

    City Clerk earns industry designation

    Long-serving City Clerk Letitia LaMagna earned the Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation Read on...
  16. Highlight_Easter_Beach_Run_2024

    Registration open for Easter Beach Run

    The city’s popular Easter Beach Run is back for its 55th year. Read on...
  17. WEB_Tennis Lessons 2024

    Free tennis lessons for youth

    Tennis lessons are offered every Tuesday at Derbyshire Sports Complex. Read on...
  18. WEB_Brownie the Town Dog

    Who was Brownie?

    Why was he known as the Town Dog? Learn more...
  19. WEB_Down Payment Assistance_Nov 2023 copy

    Down payment assistance offered to low-income residents

    City offers down payment assistance to low-income residents. Read on...
  20. WEB_Transform386_Nov 2023 (2)

    Volusia County program accepting applications

    Financial support offered to income-eligible homeowners Additional Info...
  21. Halifax_Marina_Elite_Fleet_Highlight

    Halifax Marina named “Elite Fleet 2023”

    For the third year in a row, the city-owned Halifax Harbor Marina was designated as an "Elite Fleet" by Marinas.com. Read on...
  22. WEB_Baseball_League

    Registration open for youth baseball

    Kids 7 to 12 can hit it out of the park this spring. Read on...
  23. City App graphic

    City's mobile app provides ease and convenience

    DBCityConnect is available on Apple and Google app stores Read on...
  24. WEB_Best Place to Retire_Nov 7 2023

    U.S. News & World Report published its 2024 rankings

    Daytona Beach named top city in Florida for retirees. Read on...
  25. WEB_Street Sweeper_Nov 3 2023

    Street sweeping services brought in-house

    Expected to clean 12,000 miles of public streets in first year Read on...
  26. HUD EC

    Grant awarded for Midtown

    Daytona Beach awarded $500,000 federal grant Read on...
  27. In_The_Works (1)

    Stay in-the-know about city projects

    See what projects are happening throughout the city to help enhance the quality of life for residents. Read on...
  28. WEB_Meet your Commissioner Videos_Oct 31 2023

    Meet Your Commissioner Videos Available

    Watch as commissioners discuss their backgrounds, priorities and accomplishments. Read on...
  29. small business liaisons

    Staff help small business owners navigate permitting process

    City has two staff dedicated to assisting business owners. Read on...
  30. WEB_Riverfront Esplanade_Oct 18 2023
  31. Applications accepted for Youth Advisory Board

    Applications accepted for Youth Advisory Board

    Board is open to students in grades ninth through 12. Read on...
  32. WEB_AfterSchool

    Registration open for After-School program

    The city's After-School program runs from Aug. 14 through May 31. Read on...
  33. WEB_Programs

    Over 30 programs offered throughout the city

    See what programs are offered at a community center near you. Read on...
  34. EC_Volunteer Tutors_Aug 10 2023

    Volunteers needed for tutoring program

    Volunteer in math and reading at the city's After-School program. Read on...
  35. FB_GameNightDickerson (1)

    Game Night offered for residents

    Game Night is hosted weekly at the Dickerson Community Center. Read on...
  36. WEB_iMS_v2_June 21 2023

    New online permitting software system launched

    Submit permit applications and search permits, licenses, code violations and development projects. Read on...
  37. WEB_Adopt-A-Drain_July 7 2021

    Residents can Adopt-A-Drain

    Clearing storm drains of debris and vegetation alleviates ponding. Read on...
  38. Daytona Beach Neighborhood Roadway Improvements

    Road resurfacing program fully funded

    22 lane miles of neighborhood streets will be repaved in 2024 Read on...
  39. WEB_First Step Shelter_Jan 10 2023

    Contribute to the solution

    Make a donation to First Step Shelter instead of panhandlers Read on...
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    Stay engaged and connected!

    Follow our official social media accounts to receive the most timely information. Read on...
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