Citizens are welcomed to share news and events with the City. The community calendar and news section space in the citizen newsletter is devoted to allowing organizations and persons to notify the public of local events and efforts.
If your content submission meets the guidelines listed below you can fill out the content submission form to request for your item to be shared in any of the following ways: Community News Section of the Citizen Newsletter, Calendar of Events on City website, and/or City Social Media Sites. Once you have completed the content submission form you can submit it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail/drop it off to 111 W. Lyndale Ave., Robinson, TX 76706.
The City E-Newsletter is sent on the first of each month. Paper newsletters are mailed with the utility bills and mailed in two sections, 1st section is mailed on the 1st of the month and 2nd section is mailed on the 15th of the month.Calendar and social media shares can be done at anytime, as long as content is acceptable.
Submission must be sent to the City’s Director Communications for review and approval 15 days prior to the month’s newsletter it is requested to be published in. However, it is recommended that information be received as early as 30 days prior to help ensure there is space.
If the information is approved the Director will post it, space permitting. The information may be reduced in size or length if required by the Director.
Posting of an informational notice is in no way an endorsement by the City or its officials of any particular event, cause, organization, or measure.
If you have an event or content that you think would be a fit for the City to share just give us the details below and we’ll see if we can get it in. No promises but the chances are good.
Guidelines for Submission
This space is not provided for venting frustrations or attacking the character or reputation of others. An organization or person wishing to place a notice in this space must submit the proposed notice to the City’s Director of Public Information and Communications for review and approval. If the notice qualifies under the purposes of this space, the Director will, space permitting, post it—however, the notice may have to be reduced in size or length if required by the Director.
Posting of an informational notice is in no way an endorsement by the City or its officials of any particular event, cause, organization, or measure. Because of space limitations and issues of fairness, notifications of events, rallies or appearances of particular candidates for political office are not acceptable content. In addition, notices soliciting donations are not allowed.
Examples of Acceptable Notices:
“The (organization) is holding its annual charity run on (date). For more information call (contact information);” “A petition is circulating to place (particular measure) on the ballot for the (date) election, for more information call (contact information)”; “Volunteers are needed for the (event), for more information call (contact information)”. Examples of notices that are not acceptable are: “A rally to support John Doe for (political office) will be held at…”; “If you are sick of (named official) call (contact information) for more about him”; “(Person or organization) is collecting donations for the family of ….”. The City reserves the right to reject any notice or to discontinue provision of this space at any time.