FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 31, 2017
MAYOR STEWART ANNOUNCES AUGUST OPEN OFFICE HOURS ONLINE
To be held on Facebook Live
NEW BRITAIN—Due to an overwhelming response, Mayor Erin E. Stewart announced todaythat she will hold her next open hours for the month of August on Facebook Live again. Thesession will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 7.
Residents are invited to log onto Facebook.com/ErinStewartCT at 4 p.m. to submit questions toMayor Stewart. The Mayor will respond to any inquiries during the session and follow up on anysubmissions that are posted after the session has concluded.
On June 26, Mayor Stewart held a special edition of “40 Live” and responded to questions fromresidents for 45 minutes live on Facebook. According to Facebook Insights, the video had morethan 3,100 unique viewers and reached a total audience of 146,384 people. More than 175people posted comments during the online Open Office Hours.
“Holding Open Office Hours online is an innovative way to interact with a large number ofresidents and business owners,” said Mayor Stewart. “Over the last three and a half years, we’veworked hard to make government accessible and this is another step in ensuring that theconcerns, suggestions, and questions that constituents have are addressed.”
Anyone who does not have Facebook or wishes to still set up a meeting with the Mayor, cancontact Nicole Pac, Director of Constituent Services, at 860-826-3303 email@example.com
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