2016 restructure

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Links to contact information for Mayor & Councillors.


Office of the Chief Administrator

Chief Administrative Officer, Linda Glenday, 604-815-5034 or via e-mail.


Corporate Services, Recreation & Culture

General Manager: Robin Arthurs, 604-815-5006 or via e-mail.

Director of Recreation Services: Tim Hoskin, 604-898-6887 or via e-mail.

  • Legislative Services
  • Information Technology
  • Squamish Public Library
  • Recreation
  • Facilities
  • Real Estate Services


Community Planning & Infrastructure

General Manager: Gary Buxton, 604.815.6870 or via e-mail.

Director of Planning: Jonas Velaniskis, 604.815.5017 or via e-mail.

Director of Engineering: Chris Wyckham, 604-815-5021 or via e-mail.

Director of Operations: Bob Smith, 604-815-6871 or via e-mail.

  • Planning
  • Building
  • Engineering
    • Environment
    • Film and Events
  • 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 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 dike maintenance.



Chief Financial Officer: Christine Mathews, 604-815-4973 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 Operations
  • Financial Planning
  • Risk Management


Human Resources & Public Safety

Senior Director: Jeff Sim, 604.815.6875 or via e-mail.

  • Police (RCMP) 
  • Squamish Fire Rescue
  • Squamish Emergency Program
  • Bylaw and Animal Control
  • Human Resources