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Chief Administrative Officer

Phone:519-369-2200
Email:ljohnston@westgrey.com
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 for the Municipality of West Grey, I invite you to explore West Grey – whether online or, even better, in person. Discover our quaint communities, our unparalleled natural beauty and our small-town Ontario hospitality.

The CAO leads the management and delivery of municipal services to this community. West Grey’s professional staff, partner agencies and governments, dedicated volunteers and community builders all play important roles in shaping our vibrant future. 

Take some time to get to know West Grey. You’re welcome here!

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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