Public Affairs

Town Hall
The Public Affairs Section of the Department of Public Affairs and Communications (DPAC) supports the Holly Springs Town Council, coordinates public meetings and events, assists the Town’s management team in writing policy, ordinances and resolutions for consideration by the Town Council, manages, shares and provides public access to Town of Holly Springs information and public records, and facilitates public participation in local government through many activities and programs organized by the department.
The Public Affairs Section also contains the Town Clerk’s Office, which deals with a variety of public affairs, meetings, events, public records, and history.

The Public Affairs Section duties of the department include:
  • Supporting the Town Council in carrying out its legislative duties
  • Organizing council agendas and meeting logistics
  • Preparing council members for issues and meeting discussions
  • Coordinating council appointments to Town boards and committees
  • Drafting ordinances, resolutions, and proclamations for council consideration
  • Coordinating citizens’ requests before the Town Council
  • Coordinating citizen applications for civic organization funding
  • Maintaining all official records of the Town
  • Providing public access to public records
  • Developing public awareness campaigns
  • Organizing dedication ceremonies for public facilities
  • Assisting citizens in filing protest petitions and other official processes
  • Administering oaths of office
  • Providing positive and knowledgeable assistance for guests to Town Hall
  • Engaging residents in Town issues and programs
  • Gauging public concerns and interests and helping officials address them
  • Compiling and preserving community and local family histories
  • Communicating information to the public