Public Information

Mission Statement

The mission of the Public Information Office is to nourish good citizenship by promoting and earning public trust; to provide leadership and high quality service by consistently communicating with citizens about their needs and aspirations; to work with all Council members, the Mayor and all Township departments so that procedures, programs and events within the government can be properly reported to the public; and to provide emergency communications in the event of a disaster to the citizens of Toms River.

All requests from media outlets should be routed through the Public Information Office.

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The function of the Public Information Office is to provide, plan, and organize programs and services designed to inform the public and to generate support from the public for local government. The office works with each department to plan and promote special events and coordinate the release of daily news through press releases, the Township website, as well as social media pages. 

Press Releases 2020

  1. Stacy Proebstle

    Public Information Officer
    Phone: 732-341-1000, ext. 8234

  1. We Want Your Feedback

    The Township has added a "How Are We Doing" form online for residents to submit complaints or praise to the appropriate Town Department. Read on...
  1. Free Rabies Shots Available in Ocean County

    NJ State law requires a rabies shot, valid for the duration of the license term, as a prerequisite for obtaining a pet license. Read on...
  1. SUEZ Reminds Customers to Safeguard Pipes this Winter

    With winter weather here, SUEZ is asking both residential and business customers to take appropriate action to protect their water pipes. Read on...
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