The Chief Administrative Officer for the Village of Burns Lake is appointed by and reports to Mayor and Council. The Chief Administrative Officer oversees the overall administration of the Municipality, its directors and employees. In addition, the Chief Administrative Officer is charged with keeping Council up to date on corporate matters and ensuring that Council policy is implemented and by-laws are enforced.
The City Clerk provides a secretariat for Village Council. This function includes agenda preparation, the recording of official minutes, the administration and certification of Municipal bylaws, and the execution of all legal documents on behalf of the Municipality. In addition, the Deputy Director of Corporate Services is responsible for the administration of civic and school district elections and for the conducting of public referenda.
The City Clerk manages and preserves all Council, Committee, and Corporate records through a records management and archives program. Responsibilities also include processing requests for the release of information under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.