Deputy City Manager's Office

The Deputy City Manager leads a variety of corporate initiatives, such as strategic planning and business planning, and provides support to all departments in their delivery of a variety of projects and initiatives. This position is responsible for a number of City departments and sections including:

The Deputy City Manager also assists with the function of the City Manager’s Office and acts for the City Manager in his absence.

Corporate Communications

Corporate Communications provides communication support to improve the effectiveness of internal and external communications, including advertising, marketing, media relations, community engagement and consultation, strategic multi-media advice and management of the Print Shop, as well as content development, design and management of the City website and social media channels.

Legal, Bylaw Enforcement, Business Licensing and Animal Services

Legal and Bylaw Services oversees all legal matters for the City, as well as bylaw enforcement and business licensing. In addition, they operate Coquitlam’s Animal Shelter and animal care services, including volunteer coordination at the facility. The City Solicitor is responsible for legal counsel at the City.

Fire/Rescue including Emergency Programs

This area is dedicated to keeping the community safe. They are a major component of the City budget and contribute in a significant way to the strong, positive public perceptions of the community. Given the size of these service areas, they have their own pages: Coquitlam Fire/Rescue.

Deputy City Manager's Office

Deputy City Manager - Raul Allueva
Phone: 604-927-3652