Corporate Management Team
Chief Administrative Officer
The Administration division of the Office of the CAO is responsible for the overall administration of all departments, developing corporate policy, providing leadership and direction for senior staff in the day-to-day and long-term business affairs of Maple Ridge in accordance with Council’s Strategic Plan and providing advice to Council about City organizational and operating procedures.
The division consists of: Communications, Economic Development, the Emergency Program, Human Resources and Sustainability & Corporate Planning.
Parks, Recreation & Culture
The Parks, Recreation & Culture (PRC) division’s role is to ensure planning and coordination of resources in the management and development of parks, facility operations and delivery of recreation and cultural services. In addition, PRC provides opportunities that build individual, neighbourhood and community capacity by connecting citizens and groups through education sessions, workshops and planning groups to support community-driven efforts to build community capacity and assets.
Identified community needs are addressed by a variety of approaches from the direct provision of services to establishing partnerships that leverage expertise and funding from other sources. In addition, we are responsible for carrying out corporate initiatives as directed by Council and attend to inquiries and requests for assistance the public.
The division consists of two departments: Parks & Facilities and Recreation & Community Services.
The Corporate & Financial Services (CFS) division is responsible for aligning the core fundamentals of strategic business planning, corporate revenue and cost control and financial risk management to drive success across this organization.
The division consists of three departments: Clerks, Finance and Information Technology. CFS also provides support to the RCMP, Police Services and the Fire Department and is responsible for maintaining and improving the website.
The division consists of four departments: Engineering, Licences, Permits & Bylaws, Operations and Planning. The Ridge Meadows Recycling Society liaises with Council through the division.