City Manager's Office - Public Affairs



The Public Affairs and Projects Manager in the City Manager's Office is the spokesperson for the City, manages all official external communications and news media relations; produces analysis, reports, and recommendations to management; and coordinates special projects.

Members of the news media wishing to contact City officials or staff should email Peter Franzese or call 704-920-5210.


The Community Outreach Coordinator facilitates the City's Partnerships for Stronger Neighborhoods program and other public outreach and communication efforts.


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Community Outreach Programs

Civic Education for Third Graders 

A special municipal government education program for third graders at elementary schools in Concord. We hope to offer this program for third graders at additional schools within City limits. For further information, please contact Cherie Jzar, 704-920-5298.


Concord 101

A 13-week municipal education program for adults begins each fall. Participants learn about the different aspects of Concord's government, and learn first-hand about the services of the City. Classes will be held one night per week and taught by City coworkers. For more information, contact Peter Franzese, 704-920-5210.