Chief Administrative Officer

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for managing and guiding the administrative and statutory functions of the Corporation.  The CAO directly oversees the City Departments.

Chris Carter, Chief Administrative Officer
City Hall, 2nd Floor
519-332-0330 extension 3314
cao@sarnia.ca  

Legal and Clerk Services

The City Solicitor provides legal advice and assistance to all City departments, City Council and Sarnia Police Services Board.

Sutheat Tim, City Solicitor
City Hall, 2nd Floor
519-332-0330 extension 3333
legal@sarnia.ca

The primary role of the Clerk is to perform the statutory duties assigned to the position by provincial legislation and is the key staff for City Council meetings and local elections.

Dianne Gould-Brown, City Clerk
City Hall, 2nd Floor
519-332-0330 extension 3320
clerks@sarnia.ca

Corporate Services

The Corporate Services Division is responsible for Customer Service, Information Technology, Finance, Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Emergency Management.

David Logan, General Manager, Corporate Services
City Hall, 2nd Floor
519-332-0330 extension 3208
city@sarnia.ca

The Finance Department includes the Accounting & Budgeting, Purchasing, and Property Taxation divisions. The Finance Department is responsible for the administration of the financial activities of the City in accordance with Provincial legislation and regulations.

Community Services

The Community Services Division is responsible for Planning, Building, Economic Development, By-law Enforcement, Facilities and Parks & Recreation services for the City.

The Parks and Recreation Department provides a range of services including: parks, pathways and trails planning and maintenance; arenas operations; recreation programming activities; the Strangway Centre and other venues; Waterfront programming; event and festival liaison support and programming; sports fields operations and maintenance; horticulture and arboriculture (urban forestry); and support to the Sarnia Andy S. Brandt Marina.

The Facilities Department is responsible for Arenas, Pools and Sportsfields and City owned facilities. They are responsible for property services including City Hall, Lochiel Kiwanis Centre and three library branches.

Stacey Forfar, General Manager, Community Services
City Hall, 3rd Floor
519-332-0330 extension 3344
planning@sarnia.ca

Engineering & Operations

The Engineering & Operations Division is comprised of an Engineering Department, a Public Works Department and Sarnia Transit.  The Engineering Department is responsible for design and infrastructure, traffic, development, construction and municipal drains. 

David Jackson, General Manager, Engineering & Operations
City Hall, 3rd Floor
519-332-0330 extension 3277
engineering@sarnia.ca

The Public Works Department is responsible for roads and street maintenance, fleet, waste management, sanitary sewer maintenance, pump station maintenance, Water Pollution Control Centre, Bright’s Grove Lagoon, bio-solids, sewer and water, storm sewer maintenance and water distribution. 

Bryan Prouse, Manager, Operations Services
651 Devine St. 519-332-0330 extension 2220
engineering@sarnia.ca

Sarnia Transit operates and maintains 22 buses on the conventional transit system and 7 specialized vehicles on the Care-a-Van service.

Andrew Savor, Transit Superintendent
1169 Michener Road 519-332-0330 extension 5300
transit@sarnia.ca

Fire and Rescue Services

Sarnia Fire Rescue Services serves the Sarnia community by the provision of fire protection services within the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, which includes the delivery of fire suppression, rescue, emergency services (Medical Tiered Response), fire prevention and fire life safety education.

Brian Arnold, Fire Chief
Sarnia Fire Station 1
240 East Street N.
519-332-0330 extension 4304
firerescue@sarnia.ca