Clerk’s Department

Clerk’s Department

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Clerk's Department:

The Clerk's Department provides administrative and information services to the CBRM Council and its Committees.

Legislative Services

The primary functions are to:

  • prepare agenda packages for meetings of Council, standing and special committees and boards
  • record meeting proceedings
  • facilitate communication between Council, municipal staff and the public, including providing information on interpretation of Council and committee decisions, as well as information on all aspects of municipal operations and activities
  • prepare for and supervise the conduct of general local elections, plebiscites and by-elections.

The last election year was 2020. The next election will be on the third Saturday in October of 2024 (i.e. October 19th).

Information and Administrative Services

The primary functions are to:

  • provide administrative and secretarial services for the office of the Municipal Clerk
  • safekeep and preserve meeting minutes, by-laws and other related official documents
  • assist with research services on Council and committee minutes, actions and by-laws to Council, staff and the public
  • provide records management services
  • administration responsibilities for non-police requests * for information under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) Provisions in Part XX of the Municipal Government ActNOTE:  There is a $5.00 application fee payable to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
     (see Part XX; Form 1 Municipal Applicationclick here for fillable PDF Form 1Form 7 request for review);
  • assist with the coordination of official civic functions and visits.

* NOTE: FOIPOP Access requests for Police Records should be directed to the Cape Breton Regional Police Headquarters, 865 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, NS, B1P 6W2 (click here for Form 1).

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