Community Relations

Krystal Smith resumed the position for the City of Bridgeport’s Community Relations department in 2020. She obtained a  Public Information Officer certification upon completing the LEMIT PIO Certification course in October of 2021. Smith is committed to serving all citizens, including residents, visitors, merchants, and media representatives. Therefore, public inquiries are promptly answered or directed to the appropriate City department.

The Community Relations Manager is also a community liaison for City-sponsored events and activities. In addition, this department issues press releases to promote special events or public information to the press and the community. 

The Community Relations Department is a point of contact for local and national media, including TV, newspaper, and radio, to receive current news about Bridgeport, the city council, and the Mayor. 

The Office maintains 24-hour-a-day communication with and receives feedback from the public via the City website, social media, and email.

Please sign up for city-wide non-emergency text and email notifications using the link below.

Feel free to contact Krystal Smith by email at or by phone at 940-683-3411 if you have any questions.