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Office of the CAO:

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible, under the general direction of Council, to lead a team of six Department Heads in implementing Council's programs and directions in an efficient and effective manner.

The CAO is also responsible for the overall operation of the Town and is the main policy advisor to Council on municipal matters.


Responsibilities of the CAO's Office:

  • Administering the business affairs of the municipality

  • Providing direction to Town employees

  • Directing the development and implementation of corporate policies and programs

  • Ensuring Council receives the appropriate reports and information necessary for decision making

  • Assisting Council in the development of a corporate plan for the Town

  • Coordinating and directing collective bargaining with all employees and recommending to Council agreements concerning wage, salaries, benefits and working conditions once Council has approved the agreements, directing the administration of the agreements

  • Liaising with local boards, commissions, agencies, other municipalities, and the provincial and federal governments

  • Overseeing and directing the corporate communications program