Community Relations

Chrissie Kolb

Community Relations Manager
4522 Fredericksburg Rd. #A22
Balcones Heights, TX 78201
210.732.0055

The Community Relations function is housed within the City’s Department of Economic Development and Public Affairs.

The Department is located on the lower level of Wonderland of the Americas, Suite A-37, Balcones Heights, Texas 78201. The phone number is 210.732.0055. 

This department is responsible for the City’s primary social media activities including the City’s official Facebook page and Twitter and Instagram accounts. This department also compiles, edits and publishes the City’s official monthly newsletter.   For more  information, please Contact Community Relations Manager, Chrissie Kolb chrissie@bhtx.gov

The Community Relations Manager creates, updates, edits and removes web pages from the city’s website by reviewing departmental submissions and ensuring conformance to standards; Directs the preparation of and researches, writes and edits articles and public information material for presentation on the city’s website;  Participates in planning the design and content of the city’s website.

The Community Relations Manager coordinates and supports Community Relations activities including  National Night Out, the annual Blue Santa event, low-cost pet vaccinations, hazardous waste collections, grand openings, ribbon cuttings, and other community relations events, including volunteer recognition. Contact Community Relations Manager Chrissie Kolb chrissie@bhtx.gov for more information.

The annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival is one of South Texas premier musical events. Produced each July and August, this event features top names in smooth and other jazz formats in a series of free concerts held at the Amphitheater at Wonderland of the Americas.

For more information: Balcones Heights Jazz Festival click here

The City’s Media and Public Relations function is responsible for implementation and compliance with the City’s Media Relations Policy, and is responsible for the effective and timely handling of media inquiries.   Please contact Lorenzo Nastasi, Director of Economic Development and Public Affairs for all Media inquiries - 210-732-0055 or lorenzo@bhtx.gov or contact Chrissie Kolb in Economic Development & Public Affairs Directors absence.

 

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