Deputy City Manager's Office

The Deputy City Manager is the second-in-command, acting for the City Manager in his absence. Other key responsibilities include: 

  • Leading a variety of corporate-wide initiatives
  • Providing support to all departments in their delivery of projects and initiatives 
  • Assisting with the function of the City Manager’s Office 

The Deputy City Manager’s office includes the Legal and Bylaw Services division, and oversees Fire/Rescue Services and the Parks, Recreation, Culture and Facilities Department. 

Legal Services and Bylaw Enforcement

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Providing legal counsel and overseeing all City legal matters 
  • Managing bylaw enforcement and business licensing 
  • Operating Coquitlam’s Animal Shelter and animal-care services, including volunteer coordination at the facility 
  • Preparing the City to effectively safeguard citizens, respond to and recover from major emergencies and natural disasters, with the Division Director serving as the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Director