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Legislative Services budget

Legislative Services makes up 1.4% of the City’s budget. In 2022, the City is proposing to increase the Legislative Services operating budget by $0.8 million.

Download a copy of the Legislative Services budget.

Mission

Transparency. Integrity. Dedication. Service.

Our people are fiercely committed to understanding and meeting the needs of our customers. We are steadfast in our dedication to preserving public trust and confidence. We are champions of the legislation that drives us. We are your bridge to local government.

The services we provide

  • Access and Privacy
  • Committee of Adjustment
  • Council and Committee Support
  • Delivery, Distribution and Receiving Services
  • Municipal Elections
  • Print Production
  • Provincial Offences Court Administration
  • Records Management
  • Vital Statistics

Interesting facts about this service

  • Legislative Services ensures transparency in government through:
    • Managing the Freedom of Information process
    • Running meetings, posting information, and archiving decisions and minutes for Council and Committees
    •  Managing Corporate records
  • The Vital Statistics team issued 2,168 marriage licenses in 2020
  • Legislative Services staff ensured Council continued to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic by co-ordinating meetings that resulted in 550 recommendations, 395 resolutions and 312 by-laws
  • Legislative Services booked over 6,000 appointments via the FrontDesk online queueing system in 2020
  • Delivery, Distribution and Receiving Services manages an average of 4,300 deliveries per year and tens of thousands of pieces of mail are delivered annually
  • Print Production produces approximately 3,500 print and signage jobs per year