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


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. 

The communications division publishes several email newsletters regularly delivered to subscribers' inboxes. 

After Council Report
After every City Council meeting, the city produces and posts a Morning after Council Report.

Website eNotifications
Communications staff works collaboratively with the IT Division to manage the city website and the city employee intranet site. Receive eNotification emails when emergency alerts, news or calendar events are posted to our website.

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

Shakopee Government TV & Video

Government Access Television  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. YouTube The city produces occasional videos to keep residents informed of new programs and offerings in Shakopee.

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 Kristin Doran.

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