The Clerk's Department is responsible for the records of the Town and serves as an information centre for Council, staff and the public. It processes information presented to Council in the form of agendas, minutes, bylaws and agreements.
The department issues licences for certain businesses (as determined by Council), as well as lottery and marriage licences. Requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act are processed by the Clerk.
On behalf of the Office of the Registrar General, the department issues marriage licences and records deaths that occur in the municipality.
By appointment, the Clerk and Deputy Clerk are available to perform civil marriage ceremonies in the Council Chambers and at offsite locations.
The Clerk is the Returning Officer for municipal elections and is responsible to carry out all aspects of the election process in accordance with provincial legislation.
Requests to appear as a delegation at a Council meeting are available online.