The Chief Administrators’ office operates much like an executive office in a corporation, overseeing the broad requirements of the organization. Reporting to Council, the CAO provides corporate leadership to support Council’s vision for the community. He or she advises Council, making recommendations on a broad range of policy, fiscal, organizational, service and administrative issues.
The CAO is responsible for ensuring administrative policies are followed and oversees the municipal budgeting process. He/she attends all Council meetings and is responsible for the execution of its decisions, the decisions of Council-appointed boards and committees and oversees the management of all departments.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Ensures Council’s directives are carried out
- Guides the municipality and advises Council in the management of all fiscal, organizational and service challenges
- Accountable to Council for the policy, direction and service/program delivery of all departments
- Guides the Senior Leadership Team.