The Municipal Clerk's Office is responsible for the statutory duties of the Municipal Clerk and reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. The primary responsibilities of the Municipal Clerk include managing the Municipality's records; conducting municipal elections; acting as secretariat to Council and its committees; making information accessible to the public while protecting privacy; providing leadership in matters of protocol; and providing administrative support to members of Council. The Clerk’s office is also responsible for a variety of corporate, administrative and legislative functions putting it in continual contact with all municipal departments, elected officials, other levels of government and the general public.
In accordance with Section 228 of the Municipal Act, 2001, it is the duty of the Municipal Clerk to record, without note or comment, all resolutions, decisions and other proceedings of the council; if required by any member present at a vote, to record the name and vote of every member voting on any matter or question; to keep the originals or copies of all by-laws and of all minutes of the proceedings of the council; to perform the other duties required under this Act or under any other Act; and to perform such other duties as are assigned by the municipality.
Monica Hawkins, AMCT