Administration and Departments


Tecumseh's Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for:

  • Administration and management of the business affairs of the municipal corporation
  • Efficient and effective administration of municipal departments and staff
  • Advising the Mayor and Council on town business matters
  • Liaison with all orders of government, local boards, commissions and agencies
  • Policy development & administration of corporate directives as approved by Council
  • Development of sound business plans to support service levels and fiscal responsibility
  • Ensuring focus on quality customer service in the delivery of programs & services
  • Fostering a strong, effective municipal administration through continuous improvement to support the timely implementation of council initiatives

Email contact for CAO

Financial Services

  • Managing the Town's finances in a fiscally responsible and prudent manner
  • Development of long range financial plans, strategies and policies
  • Formulation of the municipal operating and capital budgets
  • Financial reporting and controls
  • Providing objective professional support on major strategic and financial initiatives
  • Administering the procurement of goods and services
  • Liaison with regulatory officials/agencies (external auditors and financial services)

Email contact for Financial Services

Corporate Services

  • Vital Statistics Act Registrar
  • Elections Officer
  • Council/Committee Secretariat
  • Municipal Freedom of Information Privacy Officer
  • Licensing Officer
  • Municipal records management
  • Human resources administration
  • Accessibility Coordinator

Email contact for Corporate Services

Fire Services

  • Responding to all emergency calls for fire suppression, medical calls, and motor vehicle accidents
  • Responding to all industrial accidents
  • Inspection of all public assemblies, institutional, industrial and high hazard structures
  • Public education on fire prevention
  • Head of Town's emergency operation team

Email contact for Fire Services

Information & Communication Services

The Information & Communication Services department provides support and oversight for:

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS Online Mapping)
  • Business Solutions
  • Town Communications including local media, municipal networks, radios, website and social media
  • Technical Services
  • Client and Staff Services
  • Corporate Branding

Email contact for Information & Communication Services

Planning & Building Services

  • Providing professional planning advice to Council, the Planning Committee, the Committee of Adjustment, the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal and other agencies
  • Managing and administering the Town's development control function
  • Promoting strong, healthy and sustainable community development
  • Establishing operating procedures and standards covering the services delivered by the Planning and Building Services Department

Email contact for Planning & Building Services

Recreation Services

  • Delivery of services by Parks and Recreation
  • Parks development and maintenance
  • Recreation programming
  • Facilities management
  • Special events
  • Outdoor pool

Email contact for Recreation Services

Public Works & Environmental Services

The Public Works Department is responsible for the following services:

  • Roads and right-of-way maintenance
  • Street sign inspections and replacement
  • Traffic light maintenance
  • Snow removal
  • Roadside weed control
  • Sidewalk construction and maintenance
  • Municipal parking lot maintenance
  • Storm sewer maintenance

Email contact for Public Works