About Corporate Administration
The Corporate Services Department provides the public with information related to activities of Council, ensures meeting and agenda material is complete and provides Council with the necessary information for decision making. It is responsible for the preparation of bylaws and agreements and the maintenance of the City’s policy manual. Corporate Administration also executes legal documents and responds to correspondence and inquiries. In addition, the department carries out procedures for local government elections as required under the provisions of the Community Charter, and administers Freedom of Information requests.
Corporate Services works closely with the Mayor and Council to ensure that Council’s decisions and directives are acted upon and carried out, and to ensure that statutory requirements are met. The department also provides administrative and information services to Council, committees and commissions, City departments and the residents of Rossland.
The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the City of Rossland is appointed by and reports to City Council. The CAO overseas the overall administration of the City, its officers and employees. In addition, the CAO is charged with keeping Council up to date on corporate matters and ensuring that Council policy is implemented and by-laws are enforced.
If you wish to meet with someone from the Administration Department, please arrange an appointment using the contact information below.
Phone: (250) 362-2321
Email: Chief Administrative Officer/Corporate Officer
Phone: (250) 362-2323
Email: Deputy Corporate Officer
Phone: (778) 457-5032
Email: Executive Assistant
Phone: (250) 362-7396
Email: City Hall Front Desk
Phone: (250) 362-7396
Email: Bylaw Enforcement Officer
The Municipal Annual Report is a legislative requirement that must be available to the public in June of each year. The Report includes audited financial statements, tax exemptions, service and operation plans for the previous year. It also outlines and measures the City’s objectives and priorities.
Strategic & Corporate Plans
Strategies and plans are developed in consultation with Council, Staff and the community, and provide a policy framework to achieve short-terms and long-term goals. These priorities describe what the organization as a whole needs to achieve to be successful in moving towards its vision and mission, and its overall strategic goal.
General Election 2022
General municipal elections are held every four years to fill six councillor seats and one mayoral position. The next municipal election will be held on October 15, 2022. This page will be updated as we approach the next election. For more information on General Local Elections:
Information & Privacy
As local government, we are compliant with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, which helps promote good city governance by balancing the following principles: The public has the right to access government information; Whenever possible, information held by the City should be available to the public; Individuals have the right to have their personal information protected; The City should not improperly collect or disclose personal information.