Community Services - Organizational Structure


Sheldon Laidman

Community Services Commissioner

Sheldon Laidman

705-742-7777 ext. 1822

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The Community Services department includes various divisions and activities including:

  • Social Services
  • Arts and Culture
  • Peterborough Public Library
  • Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre
  • Fire Services
  • Recreation programming
  • Peterborough Museum and Archives
  • Art Gallery of Peterborough

Social Services

Social Services activities include employment services, financial assistance, housing, shelter services, children and family services, and community development.

Social Services Director

Rebecca Morgan-Quin

Phone: 705-748-8830 ext. 3770

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Arts and Culture and Director

Karen Rennie

705-742-7777 ext. 1442

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Peterborough Fire Services

Peterborough Fire Services provides a wide range of programs and services including public fire & safety education, fire prevention, investigation and enforcement, and fire suppression.

Fire Chief

Chris Snetsinger


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Fire Chief Chris Snetsinger

Recreation and Parks Services Director

Rob McAulay

705-742-7777 ext. 2204

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