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Chief Administrative Officer

The Chief Administrative Officer directs the planning, coordination and control of all municipal operations in accordance with the objectives, policies and plans approved by Council. The CAO reports directly to Council and acts as their primary policy advisor.

The Chief Administrative Officer

  • recommends goals, objectives, policies and programs
  • directs the implementation and monitors the progress of goals, objectives, policies and programs
  • coordinates departmental activities
  • directs the development of budgets and financial controls
  • within Council policies, directs personnel administration
  • ensures prompt and proper handling of all requests, enquiries and complaints by the public
  • acts as a liaison between Council and the public

Contact Information:

Trevor Seibel, BBA, CA
Phone: 250-545-5304
Fax: 250-545-4733

Director of Corporate Administration

The Director of Corporate Administration’s responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring accurate minutes of the meetings of the council and council committees are prepared and that the minutes, bylaws and other records of the business of the council and council committees are maintained and kept safe;
  • Ensuring that access is provided to records of the council and council committees, as required by law or authorized by council;
  • Administering oaths and taking affirmations, affidavits and declarations required to be taken under the Community Charter or any other Act relating to municipalities;
  • Certifying copies of bylaws and other documents, as required or requested.

In particular:

  • Preparation of Council agendas and minutes;
  • Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Head;
  • Scheduling of Mayor and Council meetings;
  • Administration of municipal elections, civic and school district elections and for conducting public referenda.

Contact Information:

Keri-Ann Austin
Director of Corporate Administration
Phone:  250-545-5304
Fax:      250-545-4733

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I contact Council members?
Contact information for each Councillor is available on the Council section of this website.

How do I appear before Council?
See Appearing Before Council.


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