The Chief Administrative Officer

The Town of Shelburne’s administration operates under a Council-Chief Administrative Officer system. The CAO for the Town of Shelburne reports directly to Council. The CAO provides leadership in carrying out the direction of the Council and is responsible for all Town staff. It is the duty of the CAO to inform, support, and guide the Town Council in the development and evaluation of strategic directions, policies and priorities.

The CAO leads and manages the Town's administrative functions and is responsible for the effective governance of the Town in accordance with the by-laws and policies adopted by Council and the Municipal Government Act.

The CAO office is located in the lower level of the Town Hall, located at 168 Water Street, Shelburne, NS.


Executive Coordinator

The Executive Coordinator works alongside the CAO and Town Council. The Executive Coordinator is responsible for Council Meeting Minutes & Agendas, Council Correspondence, Bylaws & Policies, Grant Writing, Special Projects Coordination, Website / Social Media Channels, and other duties as assigned by Council or the CAO. The Executive Coordinator is secretary to the Source Water Protection Committee.