Community Engagement

Office of Community engagement



425 S. Lexington Ave., Ste. 204
P.O. Box 1358
Burlington, NC 27216
OCE Office: (336) 222-5073

Morgan Lasater, Community Engagement Manager
mlasater@BurlingtonNC.gov

Welcome to The City of Burlington's Office of Community Engagement. 
The Community Engagement staff works to serve Burlington's residents, staff, and media outlets by providing them with timely, abundant and reliable information.


Public Outreach



Direct Mail

City Works, a bi-monthly newsletter, is distributed through direct-mail to 22,000 residences and utility customers of the City. More information about City Works and digital copies can be accessed here


Social Media


The City engages with citizens and stakeholders through multiple social media outlets. Click here for a full list of social media outlets managed by the City of Burlington. Please also take a moment to read the City's social media comments policy.

Btown Notify Me Subscriptions

This selection of subscriptions allows the City's most important information to be sent straight to your email or phone via text or call. Choose to receive updates about general City information, Recreation, Special Events, and much more. Sign up today!

"This Week in Burlington" E-Newsletter


This bi-weekly e-mail newsletter is available for subscription through Notify Me. This newsletter highlights recent news, Council action, and upcoming events. Check it out on the web here


Website Management

Community Engagement staff oversees the City's official website, www.BurlingtonNC.gov. If you have questions for the webmaster, please use the contact information listed above to call or send an email. 

Talks & Tours

Community Engagement staff is pleased to arrange talks or tours for student groups, scout troops, civic organizations, etc. Contact the Office of Community Engagement to learn about the options available to you and to schedule a talk or tour through the City of Burlington. 

Public Records Requests


The Office of Community Engagement coordinates the fulfillment of requests for Public Records. Please email mlasater@BurlingtonNC.gov or call (336) 222-5073 for more information. 

Belong in Burlington


Belong in Burlington is a new resident program offered quarterly to help connect new residents to the community. This free event is designed to help new residents form place attachment and fall in love with Burlington. Learn more at www.BelongInBurlington.com

Local Gov TV


Local Gov TV is a government access channel provided to the public as a partnership between the City of Burlington and Alamance County. You can find Local Gov TV on Charter Cable Channel 5 or on Youtube. Learn more about Local Gov TV and find the program schedule online at www.LocalGovTVnc.com

Media Relations


The Office of Community Engagement is responsible for acting as a liaison between media outlets and the City. The Office of Community Engagement issues Media Releases regularly and serves as the primary media contact. To be added to the media distribution list and receive all Media Releases issued by the Office of Community Engagement, email your request to mlasater@BurlingtonNC.gov.

Members of the media may contact Community Engagement Manager Morgan Lasater directly at (336)-693-2964 to arrange interviews, request information, or receive assistance in covering news the City of Burlington. 

News updates and upcoming events from the City can be found on the homepage of www.BurlingtonNC.gov.