The Township of Centre Wellington Corporate Services Department supports the delivery of administrative services that support the work of Township Council, as well as management and staff.
Corporate Services is divided into Legislative Services, Financial Services, and Information and Technology Services. It leads the development and delivery of corporate-wide administrative policies, systems and services.
The primary role of Legislative Services is to provide administrative support to Council and Committees of Council, and ensure compliance with the Statutes of Ontario, County and Township by-laws. In addition, Legislative Services is responsible for freedom of information, vital statistics, municipal elections, records management, licensing, and cemetery administration. A team of customer service associates provide a variety of front line services to customers.
The primary role of Financial Services is to manage the Township's financial resources in a fiscally responsible manner. The division's responsibilities include the receipt and disbursement of Township funds, maintaining the Township's accounting and other financial records, corporate budget development and monitoring, property tax billing and collection, administration of development charges, internal and year-end financial reporting, insurance claims, and purchasing and risk management.
Information Technology and Services
The primary role of Information Technology and Services (IT&S) is to ensure effective support for the strategic direction of Council, Chief Administrative Officer and Managing Directors by enabling improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery. IT&S ensures the proper selection, implementation and support of technologies that enable operating departments to improve their business processes, add value, and/or reduce cost.
Purchasing and Risk Management
Purchasing and Risk Management is responsible for procurement of goods and services, sale of surplus goods, insurance, claims, and risk management.