Clerks Department

The Clerk's Office and staff provide corporate, customer and statutory services to the public, other departments and external agencies. A few of the key activities include:

  • to operate the Clerk's Office in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Municipal Act, Planning Act and other related statutes, as well as directions from Council and the CAO
  • to provide legislative support to Council and Committees;
  • to prepare Agendas, Minutes, By-laws, Agreements and related corporate documents;
  • to record Council and Committee proceedings and maintain the official records of the Municipality (by-laws, minutes, policies agreements etc.);
  • to respond to requests for access to municipal records received under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;
  • to serve as a general information office with respect to a broad range of inquiries from the public;
  • to conduct municipal and school board elections;
  • to provide secretarial services and administrative support to Municipal advisory committees, and ad-hoc committees as determined by Council;
  • to administer the Line Fences Act;
  • to administer the Livestock Damage Program