Clerk’s Office functions include agenda preparation and distribution, and meeting minute taking, for all meetings of Council and standing committees of Council and some local boards and advisory committees; municipal elections; marriage licenses and ceremonies; lottery licenses; business licenses; burial permits; freedom of information requests; records management, processing insurance claims and road closure applications.

Highlights

Municipal election expenses are funded from the Election Reserve. The contribution to the Reserve is $130,000 (2020 was $130,000) although the next municipal election taking place in 2022 preparations will begin in 2021. Work continues to evolve in the Records Management Program in the area of electronic records and Data Governance.

Service statistics
Type of service201820192020 (forecast)
Number of Council and committee meetings 106 100 76
General licences issued 560 568 500
Group home licences 27 27 27
Lottery licences issued 144 131 60
Marriage licences issued 527 500 295
Deaths 1,192 1,200 1,200
By-laws processed 119 125 110
Commissioning documents 875 400 300
Road closure applications 36 32 15
Freedom of Information requests 105 125 105
Marriage ceremonies 68 60 30

2021 Overview

Clerk's Office
Description2021 recommended
Expenditures $1,229,027
Revenues $502,707
Net requirement $726,319