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City of Shakopee logoThe City of Shakopee communicates with residents, businesses and media through a variety of mediums, including the city's website, email, direct mailings, government access cable television channel, social media, news releases and various other sources.


The city website is the primary source for city news and information. Sign up to receive email updates for topics that interest you.

Hometown Messenger

The city newsletter is published and mailed to Shakopee residents and businesses four times a year in a combined publication with the Parks and Recreation Activities Brochure. 

After Council Report

After every City Council meeting, the city produces and posts an After Council Report, summarizing the meeting's action.

City Blog

City departments share news and information from their perspectives on regularly updated blog.

Shakopee Government TV

The city operates a government access television channel that broadcasts the meetings of the City Council and numerous other city boards and commissions. Shakopee Government TV is accessible for Comcast and CenturyLink cable subscribers or online via livestreaming. City-produced videos are also available on the city's Youtube channel.

Social Media

The city has an active presence on social media, connecting with residents, businesses and visitors on a variety of social networking platforms.




Social Media Policy

To maintain a respectful forum, we ask our followers to adhere by the City of Shakopee Social Media Disclaimer & Comment Policy [PDF].

Media Relations

The communications division distributes news releases to local media to keep area residents abreast of city news. If you are a member or the media wanting to be added to the city’s distribution lists, please contact the Communications Division at 952-233-9355.

Photo/Video Policy

Periodically, city staff take pictures or video of participants at various city-sponsored events, enjoying our facilities or interacting with our staff. These photos may appear in any city publication, third-party media outlet or in promotional and marketing materials. While we make efforts to seek permission of easily identifiable individuals, participation in or attendance at our programs or events constitutes voluntary consent. If you have concerns about your image or child's image appearing in city materials, please contact the Communications Division at 952-233-9355.