CAOs Office

Kim Ramsay CPA, CMA, Chief Administrative Officer

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is the senior staff person responsible to Council for the administration of municipal affairs. The CAO supervises all departments and ensures a collaborative approach by staff to implement Council directives. The CAO’s duties include:

  • Providing information, support and guidance to municipal Council to assist with the development and evaluation of strategic directions, policies and priorities
  • Leadership and management of administrative functions of the Municipality
  • Guides implementation of council policies and priorities
  • Monitors all administrative services to ensure a balanced budget
  • Ensures appropriate staffing levels for all departments

The following divisions report to the CAO:

The CAO’s Office is also responsible for the following services:


Telephone: 902-883-6217

For media inquiries:

Juliann Cashen, Communications Officer
Telephone: 902-883-6219

Civic Address:
Municipal Office
Lloyd E Matheson Centre
15 Commerce Court
Elmsdale, NS B2S 3K5
Mailing Address:
Box 230, Suite 170
15 Commerce Court
Elmsdale, NS B2S 3K5



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