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Administrative Services

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) performs all of the statutory duties of the Municipal Clerk as set out in the Municipal Act, 2001. In addition, the CAO manages all of the affairs of the municipality for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective operation of the municipality across all of its departments.

Other members of the Administration department provide Council with an administrative support function, managing the correspondence of the Municipality, maintaining municipal records, processing requests from citizens for a variety of applications, permits and other services. Telephone, reception, website posting of meetings and events, counter service, along with the issuance of various licenses, is also provided by the Administration unit. The Administration unit works closely with the Treasury unit in the processing of payments and assists with the preparation of annual Budgets of the Municipality.

Staff Contacts:

Chief Administrative Officer:  Mike Purcell, (705) 752-1410 Ext. 224
Municipal Clerk:  Elaine Gunnell, (705) 752-1410 Ext. 222
Administrative Assistant/Lottery Licensing Officer:  Karol Murphy, (705) 752-1410 Ext. 0

280 Main Street, North Office Hours:

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To contact any of the above by email, please use our Contact Form (below).

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The Municipality of Callander is located at 280 Main Street North, P.O. Box 100, Callander, Ontario P0H 1H0.

Office hours are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Phone: (705) 752-1410
Fax: (705) 752-3116