In the aftermath of several issues related to the water district, including the radio antenna erected and disassembled in Munsey Park and Village of Plandome’s litigation on water rates, the Manhasset Lakeville Water District has hired DKC, a public relations and government relations firm from Manhattan.
According to the firm’s website, it claims to be the number two public relations firm in the country, with offices in New York, Albany, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and Chicago. Their website pronounces the New York Observer lists them on the Power 50 list.
According to their website DKC Government Affairs develops and implements customized strategies for working with all levels of government. Our clients include Fortune 100 companies, real estate developers, not-for-profit organizations, health care providers, telecommunications companies and more – all benefitting from our decades of legislative and political experience. We have the know-how, connections, and political and media savvy to navigate the inner workings of government and deliver results for our clients.
Carolyn Stone, a spokesman for the firm, when asked when the firm was hired, said “DKC was brought on board around the end of last year to assist with community communications regarding the removal of the tower and the construction of the new tank.” When asked about the upcoming tower, Stone replied, “We don’t have a start date yet on the replacement tank work, as we are still in the design phase. After the design phase there is the bidding and then the awarding. We are aiming for the spring as the start date, and are planning a public meeting in March.”