Chief Administrative Officer
Kerry Van Ham
Administrative Services Manager
A - 4900 50 Street
Ph: 403-223-5500 ext. 5519
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible to ensure the Corporation operates in accordance with the objectives, policies and plans approved by Council under the legislative requirements of the Municipal Government Act.
Municipalities are also responsible to adhere to many other legislative Acts including the Police Act and the Traffic Safety Act.
One of the primary roles required is assisting Council with executive and administrative liaison services. This is achieved by an integrated approach in leading the organization in developing and maintaining effective long-range planning which will provide direction for the Town and the community, reviewing the organization and departmental structures and by providing recommendations and advice when required.
The Corporation covers a full range of municipal services that include:
- Financial Services
- Public Services
- Planning and Economic Development
- Police Services
- Emergency Services
Your Senior Administrative team promotes a vision to lead the organization by focusing on:
- Transparency and Communication
- Efficiency in Operations
Based on the input from the community, Administration, and Council, the following values were identified:
- Small town feel and sense of community
- The wellness and vitality of our people
- Creativity and respect
- Strong work ethic
- Commitment to a sustainable community and environmental practices
- Leadership and innovation
Along with our dedicated staff, I am privileged to work with Council to ensure Taber is a welcoming, vibrant, attractive community celebrating its past, building on the present and visioning for the future.