Reporting to the Reeve and eight Councillors, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for guiding the day-to-day affairs of the County as outlined in the Municipal Government Act (MGA), County by-laws, and policies as set by Council. There are 61 FTE’s, four direct reports (Director of Corporate Services, Director of Municipal Services, Director of Public Works, and an Executive Assistant), as well as an operational budget of $42.4M, and a capital budget of $9.8M.
In addition, the CAO will also:
- Provide effective advice and support to the Reeve and Council in developing, implementing, and executing policies and strategies, evolving governance structures, and improving the ongoing sustainability of Cypress County
- Deliver solid leadership to the senior leadership team and County staff.
- Promote opportunities for economic development and foster intermunicipal collaboration in the region.
- Ensure that County staff are committed to providing the highest level of service to the general public and the business community through strong policy, process, and clear and transparent communication.