Departments & Committees
Chief Administrative Officer, Corien Becker (Speaker), 604-815-5004, or via e-mail.
Deputy CAO, Linda Glenday, 604-815-5034, or via e-mail.
General Manager Financial Services, Joanne Greenlees, 604-815-5008, or via e-mail.
Financial Services oversees the financial operation of the District of Squamish. The Department provides financial information and advice to Council, other District departments and information to the general public. The department also administers property taxes and utilities.
Financial Services includes:
- Financial functions including Property Tax, Accounts Receivable and Payable
- Human Resources
General Manager Corporate Services, Robin Arthurs, 604-815-5006, or via e-mail.
Corporate Services is responsible for the administration of Council and Committee meetings, public hearings, ensuring proper conduct of local government elections and referendums, and responding to Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act requests.
Corporate Services includes:
- Bear Aware Program
- Bylaw and Animal Control
- Information Technology
- Legislative Services
- Real Estate Services
- Squamish Fire Rescue
- Squamish Emergency Program
General Manager of Development Services and Public Works, Gary Buxton
- Development Services
- Economic Development
- Public works
The Planning department is responsible for the long-range planning that establishes and evolves the regulations, policies and strategies for building the community physically, socially and economically. The department also processes development applications and permits, rezoning and variances.
The Building department manages new building permits, renovation and tenant improvements, Board of Variance applications, new and renewed business licences, and sign permits.
Engineering and Operations
Director of Engineering, Rod MacLeod, 604-815-5021, or via e-mail.
Director of Operations, Bob Smith, 604-815-6871, or via e-mail.
Engineering and Operations is responsible for the utility infrastructure, facilities, parks, public works and environmental programs for the community. Services include maintenance of roads, bike paths and sidewalks, transit, water, sewer and solid waste utilities, infrastructure planning, capital projects, geographic information systems, cemetery services, fleet maintenance, park operations, and flood protection and dyke maintenance.
The Engineering and Operations includes:
- Engineering Services
- Operations and Public Works
- Environmental Services
- Geographic Information System (GIS)
- Parks Maintenance
- Fleet Management
- Facilities Maintenance
Director of Recreation Services, Tim Hoskin, 604-898-6887, or via e-mail.