The Communications Department utilizes a variety of tools to effectively delivery information to residents and businesses throughout the City of Westlake. These communications tools enable the city to keep residents well-informed in real-time of news and events happening near them, and about the many programs and services available to residents.
Communication ToolsThe Communications Department provides accurate and timely information via a variety of platforms, including print and digital publications, broadcast and streaming video, social media and mobile applications. More information about these communications tools is available below.
- Mayor’s Newsletter
- Community Access Channel
- Meeting Webcasts
- Nixle Alerts
- Social Media
- Westlake's Radio Station 1680 AM
- Westlake Magazine
The Mayor's Newsletter is a bimonthly publication that is mailed to the residents and is available online.
About This Channel
The City of Westlake's Community Access Channel provides residents news and alerts about public meetings, city events, programs and services, emergency information, weather and more. This channel also is a platform for rebroadcasts of public meetings, event recordings and feature content showcasing the efforts of city employees and residents to make a positive difference in the community.
To ensure this channel reaches many residents as possible, the city has made it available via OTT streaming devices (Roku, FireTV and AppleTV) and a web-based platform (above) in addition to the three local cable providers.
Where To Watch
- AT&T: Channel 99
- Time Warner: Channel 20
- WOW: Channel 21
Video On Demand (VOD)
Using either the web-based streaming platform or a streaming device, residents can access pre-recorded content on-demand. Much of this content has been organized into playlists for easy reference.
Various city meetings and community events are recorded and available to view on demand. To view a meeting without leaving this page, click the folder link below that corresponds to the type of you wish to view to find a list of playable video recordings.
Nixle text or email alerts keep residents connected to their community. Whether it is an important alert from your local police department, or a reminder from City Hall that a local event has been postponed, Nixle delivers the information to you by text message, email and over the web. You decide!
View complete instructions (PDF) on how to use Nixle.
Standard text rates may apply.
The City of Westlake is on Facebook and LinkedIn to provide additional opportunities for us to serve and connect with residents, businesses, and organizations in the community. "Like" us on Facebook and "Follow" us on LinkedIn! Also look for social media accounts for the Westlake Police Department, Recreation Department and Senior and Community Services. The official Social Media Policy for the City of Westlake can be found HERE.
During emergency situations, 1680 AM WEST enables the city to communicate with Westlake residents and provide accurate information, instructions and warnings when you need it most.