Administration

The City of White Rock's Corporate Administration Department is comprised of Administration and the Corporate Officer / City Clerk.

Responsibilities

Corporate Administration is responsible for the supervision of management and operation of the departments of the City, for the implementation of Council directives, policy and for the principal intermediary role between the City and the administration of other governments and all other entities dealing with the Municipality. In addition, Administration ensures the structure and operation of the City is efficient and effective and oversees the City's communication function.

This Department is responsible for the preparation of agendas and minutes for Council and committee meetings; maintenance and access to corporate records, including bylaws; administrative support to Council and its Committees. This office also manages Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act requests, and carries out the coordination and execution of local government and school district elections.

Mission & Values Statement for the Corporation of the City of White Rock

Vision

White Rock will provide for all its citizens a high quality of life where:

  • Arts and culture flourish and our heritage is celebrated
  • The community feels safe, secure and friendly
  • Municipal boundaries are less important than a strong sense of pride in and connectedness to our community
  • Opportunities exist for our businesses to prosper
  • Our high quality environment is protected and nurtured for current and future generations
  • We all can live, work and play in an enjoyable atmosphere

Mission

White Rock will provide for all its citizens a high quality of life where:

  • Building community excellence through effective stewardship of all community resources

Corporate Values

  • Accountability - taking seriously the stewardship role our electors have bestowed on us, and communicating why we are doing what we are doing so that transparency of decision making is maximized
  • Community Participation in Government - maximize inclusivity and involvement in public decision making
  • Excellence - always striving for improvement
  • Integrity - honestly striving for equity and fairness in all that we do
  • Respect - building trust and respect within our sphere of influence
  • Responsibility - always mindful of our responsibility to current and future generations and our environment
  • Value - adopting innovative approaches to service delivery that assure the most value (return) for the least (investment) net cost to taxpayers (note: this is not the same as always picking the least expensive approach)