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As the senior appointed official of the Township, the Chief Administrative Officer/Deputy Clerk (CAO) is responsible, under the direction of Council, to lead a team of 6 Department Heads and approximately 48 full time Staff and 66 Volunteer Firefighters to implement Council's programs and directives. The CAO is the main policy advisor to Council on municipal matters.

The CAO directs the development of the operating and capital budgets, work programs and standards to ensure the delivery of high quality services in a timely, responsible and cost-effective manner and is directly responsible for the following:

  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Insurance claims and other litigation
  • Liaison with other levels of government and agencies on matters affecting the Municipality
  • Economic Development

Direct reports to the CAO include: