The Deputy Chief Administrative Office (DCAO) supports the CAO and senior management in the implementation of Council direction and initiatives on corporate-wide matters with a focus on issues management. As the Town grows and evolves, there are emerging issues that will need to be addressed and resolved. The DCAO will work to prioritize these issues and provide support to the organization as it continues to innovate, improve and meet its corporate and community service goals.
The Finance Division is responsible for coordinating and analyzing financial transactions, which include; payroll, accounts payable, banking, and revenues. In addition, this division facilitates and analyzes the annual budget, provides support to all divisions in regard to financial analysis, creates the year-end financials in accordance with Canadian Public Sector Accounting Board standards, and creates, implements and enforces internal controls and policies that will safeguard the Town’s financial assets.
Taxation, Revenue and Customer Service Division
The Taxation and Revenue Division is responsible for establishing the Town’s property taxation, water and revenue policies with respect to revenue, maintenance and collection. Additional responsibilities include preparing and issuing property tax and water bills to all residential, commercial and industrial property owners; ; invoicing, accounts receivables, corporate cashiering, and revising and processing property assessment information received from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC).
Information Technology Services Division
The Information Technology Services Division (ITS) is responsible for planning, strategically implementing and supporting the appropriate and innovative use of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure used throughout the municipality. ITS also assists all divisions and departments in implementing, integrating and streamlining business processes and helping to maintain business continuity.