Corporate and Legislative Services - Organizational Structure


Richard Freymond

Commissioner, Corporate and Legislative Services

Richard Freymond

705-742-7777 ext. 1860

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The Corporate and Legislative Services department includes various divisions and activities including:

  • The City Clerk's Office
  • Legal Services
  • Facilities and Energy Management
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources
  • Facilities and Planning Initiatives

City Clerk's Office

City Clerk's Office activities include providing support for Council and Advisory Committee meetings such as agendas and minutes, records retention and information and privacy coordination for the Corporation, business licensing and permits, marriage licences and ceremonies, and document commissioning.

City Clerk

John Kennedy

Phone: 705-742-7777 ext. 1799

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Legal Services

Legal Services provides internal legal services and advice to the Corporation of the City of Peterborough as well as management of the Provincial Offences Act court services and municipal prosecutor activities.

City Solicitor, Manager of Legal Services

David Potts

705-742-7777 ext. 1603

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Facilities and Energy Management

Facilities and Energy Management oversees the maintenance and operation of City facility infrastructure, energy use, and heating and cooling systems.

Facilities and Energy Manager

Mac MacGillivray

705-742-7777 ext. 1852

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Financial Services

Financial Services activities include corporate budgeting and accounting, financial analysis, purchasing, property taxes and other revenue administration.

Manager of Financial Services

Yvette Peplinskie

705-742-7777 ext. 1862

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Yvette Peplinskie

Human Resources

Human Resources provides internal human resources support, including labour relations, coordinating hiring, and workforce wellness programming.

Manager, Human Resources

Jennifer McFarlane

705-742-7777 ext. 1803

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Facilities and Planning Initiatives

Facilities and Planning Initiatives activities include project and contract management for major facilities construction projects.

Project Manager, Facilities and Planning Initiatives

Gillian Barnes

705-742-7777 ext. 1828

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