The Chief Administrative Officer/City Manager assists Council to establish its strategic direction for the City; promotes Council teambuilding; and acts as the liaison for the Mayor. The City Manager provides recommendations to Council that reflect relevant facts, options and professional opinion pertaining to issues considered by Council.
The City Manager is responsible for the overall operations and strategic direction of the City. Working with Mayor and Council to develop long-term plans and implement Council directives, the City Manager is responsible for development and implementation of Council's Strategic Plan. The senior management team (General Managers of: Corporate Services; Facilities and Supply Management; Operations; and Parks, Recreation & Culture) as well as the City Clerk and Fire Chief report directly to the City Manager.