At the Town of LaSalle, our departments work together to deliver the programs and services you rely on every day.

Organization Chart for the Town of LaSalle

Learn more about our departments/service areas below:

The objective of the Administration Department, guided by the Chief Administrative Officer is to lead, direct and co-ordinate the department heads of the corporation in developing, implementing, and administering the objectives, policies and programs as established and approved by Council in accordance with all applicable by-laws and regulations.
Council Services
The Council Services Department is responsible for the management of the administrative monetary penalties system, lottery, dog and marriage licensing, civil ceremonies, corporate records management, reception, customer service portal, Council secretariat including production of Council agendas, minutes, by-laws and resolutions, committee support and the municipal election. The Clerk is the coordinator for requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and ensures compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Integrated Accessibility Service Regulations under the Act.
Culture and Recreation
The Culture and Recreation Department is responsible for the creation and facilitation of recreation programs and leisure services. This department is also responsible for cultural initiatives and community partnerships including various festivals and events throughout the Town. Additionally, this department is responsible for the booking, planning and implementation of sports fields, parks and amenities, as well as working with the community on various initiatives.
The Finance Departments provides budgeting, financial analysis and policy development, accounting, payroll, purchasing and risk management services to the corporation. The Department also manages and supports the information technology requirements for the Town. Management of the property taxation, water / wastewater billing and monitoring of the Town’s assessment base is carried out by staff within the Finance Department. The department also provides accounting services for other Town committees, such as the LaSalle Strawberry Festival. 
Fire Service
The LaSalle Fire Service provides a wide variety of emergency response services to the community using a composite staffing model. As a progressive all-hazards emergency service, on-going training in various rescue and hazard mitigation disciplines is a major area of activity. In terms of traditional fire protection, the key effective areas of activity are public fire education, fire prevention and code enforcement, and emergency fire suppression response. 
Human Resources
The Human Resources Department provides support and guidance in contract interpretation, grievances, arbitrations, mediations and disciplinary matters and all relevant legislation (Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, Ontario Labour Relations Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, etc.) pertaining to employment and labour relations. The Director of Human Resources acts as Lead Negotiator in contract negotiations. 
Planning and Building
The Planning and Development Department is comprised of four (4) operating divisions: land use planning, building services, by-law enforcement, and municipal property. These services are offered in an integrated manner, with staff responsible for long-term policy functions as well as delivering day to day operational services to a broad range of clients for all land use planning, building permit, by-law enforcement, and municipal property matters. 
Police Service

Governed by the LaSalle Police Services Board, the LaSalle Police Service consists of 37 sworn Officers and 18 civilian members. Core policing responsibilities include:

• crime prevention

• law enforcement

• victim assistance

• public order maintenance

• emergency response

• administration and infrastructure

Public Works
The Public Works Department is responsible for a number of services such as operations, infrastructure management (roads, bridges, parks, fleet, facilities, water and sewers), traffic control, streetlights and development engineering. 
Strategy and Engagement
The Strategy and Engagement Department is responsible for strategic planning, engagement and communication, economic development and government affairs.