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Chief Administrative Officer

Address:402813 Grey Rd 4, RR 2 Durham ON N0G 1R0

Laura JohnstonCAO/Deputy Clerk519-369-2200 ext. 222
Jonathan ZettelCoordinator, Office of the CAO519-369-2200 ext. 239

As the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Municipality of West Grey, I invite you to explore West Grey – whether online or, even better, in person. You are certain to find a proud, friendly community with unparalleled natural beauty and a passion for its sustainable and vibrant future.

The values of this community and the commitment of Council have created a focused and attainable Action Plan. The role of the CAO is to lead the management and delivery of services to this community by working collaboratively with West Grey’s professional staff, partner agencies and governments, dedicated volunteers and community builders.

Please take some time to get to know West Grey. Our website includes useful, quick and easy tools such as interactive maps, our business directory, community event listings, and the "Find Your Way to West Grey" directions. We rely on the website for effective and timely communication; your feedback is always welcome.

Laura Johnston, CAO/Deputy Clerk

Role of the Chief Administrative Officer

The Chief Administrative Officer reports directly to Council and is the head of administration for the Municipality of West Grey. The CAO is responsible for:

  • Administering the business affairs of the Municipality
  • Providing direction to municipal employees
  • Directing the development and implementation of corporate policies, programs and services
  • Ensuring Council receives the appropriate reports and information necessary for their decision-making
  • Assisting Council in the development of a corporate plan for the Municipality
  • Liaising with local boards, agencies, other municipalities and the provincial and federal governments.

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West Grey Strategic Plan