Clerk's Department & Administration
The Clerk's Department provides support to Council, Standing Committees, Committee of Adjustment and Advisory Committees and provides services in accordance with Provincial legislative requirements including the registration of births and deaths and the issuance of marriage licenses. In addition, the department maintains the Township's corporate records and processes requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and Commissioning of Documents. Finally, the Clerk's Department is responsible for the maintenance of interment rights information and burial records of Township owned cemeteries. For complete details regarding the Clerk's Department, its mandate and responsibilities, please contact the Clerk's Office.
Chief Administrative Officer
The role of the Chief Administrative Officer is to provide support to Council in its policy, planning, budgeting, community relations and economic development work. The CAO acts as principal policy advisor to Council and its Committees, as well as liaison between staff and Council, ensuring that staff adequately implement and administer the policies that are determined by Council. As Head of Staff, the CAO is responsible for the overall management of the Township's operations, including human resources and staffing matters. The CAO ensures that service delivery and general government operations are carried out in compliance with the approved budget and in a cost efficient, effective and customer friendly fashion, meeting all statutory obligations and municipal standards. Working closely with other Department Heads that report directly to the CAO, the CAO maintains a high level of communication and coordination between departments on policy and operational issues.