Chief Administrative Officer's Office

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The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is the senior municipal staff member who assists Council with advice and provides the overall direction to staff.  The CAO leads a team of four Directors as the senior management team.


 The key responsibilities of the CAO include:

  • Coordinating all Counties Divisions to ensure the efficient implementation of Council policies and directives
  • Investigating, researching, and preparing, either directly or through delegation, information for the development of Council policies
  • Providing advice and recommendations to Counties Council on issues that affect the municipality
  • Providing direction for the strategic planning of the annual and long-range budgets and financial plans
  • Providing administrative leadership to and for the Counties
  • Recommending to Council improvements in administration and service delivery
  • Ensuring the development and administration of personnel policies including the implementation of statutory rules and regulations
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient training of Counties staff
  • Recruiting high quality staff in accordance with the human resources policies of the Counties
  • Acts as major spokesperson in regard to public relations and information of a general nature

Key Contact 

Email - Chief Administrative Officer