Departments

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Council

Links to contact information for Mayor & Councillors.

Office of the Chief Administrator

Chief Administrative Officer, Linda Glenday, 604.815.5034 or via e-mail.

  • Communications
  • Economic Development
  • Strategic Plan

Corporate Services

General Manager: Robin Arthurs, 604.815.5006 or via e-mail.

  • Facilities
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legislative Services
  • Library Liaison
  • Real Estate 

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.

  • Building
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Planning
  • 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.

Finance

Chief Financial Officer: Christine Mathews, 604.815.5010 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

Community Services

Senior Director, Community Services: Natasha Golbeck, 604.815.6880 or via e-mail

Director of Recreation Services: Tim Hoskin, 604.898.6887 or via e-mail.

Fire Chief: Bill Stoner 604-848-6889 or via e-mail.

  • Arts & Culture
  • Bylaw Enforcement and Animal Control
  • Emergency Management Program
  • Police (RCMP)
  • Recreation
  • Squamish Fire Rescue