Organizational Chart


The City of Peterborough's organizational structure includes City Council as the elected governance body that provides direction to City administration through the Chief Administrative Officer, who is the City's most senior staff member. The Chief Administrative Officer oversees the operation of the City with the administration - the various programs, services, and facilities - organized under three departments:

You'll find information on the organizational structure below along with contact information.

City Council
City Council
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Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

Jasbir Raina, Chief Administrative Officer

Phone: 705-742-7777 ext. 1810

Email Jasbir

Bridge over river

Infrastructure and Planning Services

Michael Papadacos, Interim Commissioner

Phone: 705-742-7777 ext. 1894

Email Michael

Divisions and programs:

  • Office of the Infrastructure and Planning Services Commissioner
  • Engineering and Capital Works
  • Planning, Development and Urban Design
  • Asset Management and Capital Planning
  • Building Services
  • Environmental Services
  • Transit Services
  • Public Works Operations

View Infrastructure and Planning Services divisions and programs

City Hall

Corporate and Legislative Services

Richard Freymond, Commissioner

Phone: 705-742-7777 ext. 1860

Email Richard

Divisions and programs:

  • City Clerk's Office
  • Legal Services
  • Facilities and Energy
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Financial Services
  • Facilities and Planning Initiatives
  • Real Estate and Development

View Corporate and Legislative Services divisions and programs

Outdoor festival

Community Services

Sheldon Laidman, Commissioner

Phone 705-742-7777 ext. 1822

Email Sheldon

Divisions and programs:

  • Social Services
  • Recreation
  • Arenas
  • Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre
  • Peterborough Public Library
  • Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • Art Gallery of Peterborough

View Community Services divisions and programs