The City of Lake Charles Public Information Office is dedicated to serving all members of the Lake Charles community including residents, visitors, merchants and media representatives. Our mission is to ensure a consistent flow of information to and from city government regarding its policies, as well as increase awareness of City programs, services and recreational opportunities.

All public inquiries are promptly answered or directed to the appropriate City department. We appreciate your questions, comments, and any other feedback that will help us serve you better.  

Katie Harrington, Public Information Officer
The Public Information Officer is the primary point of contact for local and national media to receive up-to-date news related to the City of Lake Charles, City Council and Mayor Nic Hunter. If you have comments or questions about our purpose, mission, policies, or day-to-day activities, please email or call (337) 491-9176.
Katie Harrington, Website and Digital Media
Please direct all website and digital media inquiries to

To download a Written Request for Public Records form, click here.

Title IV Information

The City of Lake Charles fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes, executive orders, and regulations in all programs and activities.  The City operates without regard to race, color, national origin, income, gender, age, and disability.  Any person who believes him/herself or any specific class of persons, to be subjected to discrimination prohibited by Title VI may by him/herself or by representative file a written complaint with the City of Lake Charles.  The City's Title VI Coordinator may be reached by phone at (337) 491-1440, the Mayor's Action Line at (337) 491-1346, contact the appropriate Department Head, or download the Title VI Complaint Form.

Click here for more Title IV information.