The Administration Department is headed by the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) who is the head of the organization and is statutorily appointed under the Community Charter pursuant to sections 147 and 148.
The department is responsible for:
Managing city operations and programs
Providing guidance and direction to senior managers in other departments
Serving as the link between Council and operations by assisting Council in establishing and implementing policies through municipal staff and ensuring that all departments are working toward the same goals and objectives as Council
Performing various statutory responsibilities and coordinating higher-level organizational policy
Coordinating Council meetings and minutes
Communicating the activities of Council
Normal business hours at City Hall are 8:30am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday.