City Departments

The City of White Rock is lead by the Chief Administrative Officer, who reports directly to City Council, and provides leadership and coordination to all City divisions to ensure our operations provide excellent customer service to the citizens of White Rock.

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the City of White Rock, as described in the Community Charter, is appointed by Council to manage and direct all City employees and operations. They are responsible for enacting the following:

  • Council policies and directives
  • Provide input and advice to Council on policy-related issues
  • Assist Council in setting corporate goals

The CAO is responsible for providing advice on local government governance as well as the authority and responsibilities municipalities have under the Community Charter, Local Government Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and Municipal Finance Authority Act.

The CAO is also responsible for the overall administration of the City’s departments and providing leadership and direction to the Senior Leadership Team.

The Department consists of the CAO and an Executive Assistant that is shared with the Mayor’s Office and Council.