Administration

Office of the Chief Administrative Officer


The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for the overall administration of the departments, developing corporate policy, providing leadership and direction for senior staff (CMT) in the day-to-day and long-term business affairs of Maple Ridge in accordance with Council's strategic plan and providing advice to Council about organizational and operating procedures. The division consists of three departments: Economic Development & Civic Property, Human Resources and Sustainability & Corporate Planning.

The division's role is to ensure planning and coordination of resources in the management and development of parks, facility operations and delivery of recreation and cultural services. It also provides opportunities that build individual, neighbourhood and community capacity by connecting citizens and groups, sharing information, developing resources and facilitating planning that supports community-driven efforts to build community capacity and assets.

Corporate & Financial Services


The Corporate & Financial Services (CFS) Administration division is responsible for carrying out corporate initiatives as directed by Council and the CMT. CFS also attends to enquiries and requests for assistance from staff, Council and the public.

The division is responsible for making recommendations to merge and align strategic planning, best practices, performance measures and budget priorities that guide decision making in our organization. The division consists of three departments: Clerks, Finance and Information Technology. Corporate & Financial Services also provides support to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Police Services and the Fire Department and is responsible for maintaining and improving the website.

Parks, Recreation & Culture


The Parks, Recreation & Culture (PRC) Administration division is responsible for carrying out corporate initiatives as directed by Council and the Corporate Management Team (CMT). PRC also attends to inquiries and requests for assistance from staff, Council and the public. Identified community needs are addressed by a variety of approaches from the direct provision of services to establishing partnerships that leverage expertise and funding from other sources. The division consists of three departments: Communications, Parks & Facilities and Recreation & Community Services.


Public Works & Development Services


The Public Works & Development Services (PWDS) Administration division is responsible for carrying out corporate initiatives as directed by Council and the CMT. PWDS also attends to inquiries and requests for assistance from staff, Council and the public.

The division manages the City's activities with respect to the administration and implementation of municipal policies, bylaws and services. The division consists of five departments: Building, Engineering, Licences & Bylaws, Planning and Public Works. The Ridge Meadows Recycling Society liaises with Council through the division.

These services include development processing, the issuance of building permits and business licenses, and the construction, operation and maintenance of municipal infrastructure. In addition, the division attends to inquiries and requests for assistance from the public.