Chief Administrative Officer
Louis Coutinho, Chief Administrative Officer
The CAO's Office is to provide leadership in carrying out the direction of Council and to inform, support and guide Town Council in the development and evaluation of strategic directions, policies and priorities. The CAO also leads and manages the administrative functions of the corporation and is responsible for the effective governance of the Town while implementing the policies and priorities of the Council.
The CAO's Office has direct responsibility to the Town for the Clerk's Office, Economic Development, Police Services, community relations, corporate communications and corporate affairs.
Municipal Clerk/Coordinator to the CAO & Municipal Elections Returning Officer
Shelleena Thornton, Municipal Clerk
Phone: (902) 798-1355
The Municipal Clerk provides support to the Chief Administrative Officer with respect to many administrative duties. Some of which include research & special studies for projects, policies, bylaws and other matters, prepares reports, updates the Town's website, the Town's Facebook & Twitter pages, compiles council/committee meeting schedules and agendas, as well as records & prepares minutes for many council/committee meetings, is the electronic records management lead (Laserfiche), acts as Returning Officer for municipal elections, and performs Municipal Clerk responsibilities.