Introduction to Corporate Services
The Corporate Services Department manages, coordinates and delivers
all core administrative and financial services for the County of Brant.
department’s objective is to serve its clients in a customer
friendly manner that is helpful and in support of their individual
needs and to assist and support others in the delivery of high quality
services that promote economic prosperity and an improved quality of
for the residents and businesses of the County of Brant. The Corporate
Services Department is organized into the following six administrative
General Manager and Customer Service Offices
The General Manager is responsible for the overall management of activities,
programs and services provided by Corporate Services. The General Manager’s
office coordinates the consolidated grants process and has responsibility
for liaison with the Police Services Board, coordination of multi-department
projects and the development of corporate strategic plans.
The Customer Service Offices provide front line customer services as a convenience
to the public to ensure that basic information and bill payment services
are available at six different offices located throughout the County.
Clerk and Coordinator of Council/Committee Support Services
This unit is responsible for the provision of secretariat functions to
the Mayor and Council including its standing committees, related sub-committees
and boards. The Clerk is designated as a Division Registrar for births
and deaths as well as an Issuer of Marriage Licenses and is responsible
for conducting municipal elections. This unit has responsibility for management
of Corporate Records and processing requests for information filed under
the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection
of Personal Privacy Act.
Property, Legal and Enforcement Services
This division is responsible for Animal Control and Livestock Claims, Business Licencing, By-Law Enforcement and Regulatory Services,
Crossing Guards, Insurance, Lottery Licencing, County owned propery
Primary responsibilities of this unit are to coordinate the recruiting
and hiring processes, benefits administration, training and development,
coordination of occupational health and safety requirements and labour
This unit is responsible for management of corporate technological resources
including computer hardware, software, internet, intranet, community network,
telecommunications, electronic office equipment and the security of all
operating systems in municipal departments.
This unit is responsible for internal and external revenue and accounting
services including property tax policy, billing and collection. This unit
provides corporate support services through the provision of payroll and
benefits administration, banking and investment services, budget preparation
and control, fund management, grant administration and related assistance
to municipal departments.
In the past, the County of Brant has solely issued payments to our suppliers in the
form of cheques. We are now giving you the option of receiving those payments by
electronic deposit that will go directly into your bank account.
Email the Accounts Payable Clerk
here to download the Salary Disclosure document in an Acrobat Reader
format. This document is made available as required by the Public Sector
Salary Disclosure Act, 1996.
Tax Information Overview
Tax Information | Tax
Rates | Tax Due Dates
of Payment | Penalties and
The County of Brant Geographic Information System (GIS) has been established to govern, coordinate and implement integrated enterprise-wide geospatial technologies that will assist staff in doing their job more effectively and expediently while providing better and more comprehensive services to our customers.
The overall goal for GIS in general terms is to provide proactive support and assistance, in terms of both technology and staff, to acquire, convert, integrate, maintain, document, analyze, coordinate, and distribute geographic information for a variety of County needs.
The following are the 6 fundamental goals for GIS:
Goal #1 - Build and Maintain Reliable GIS Data: The County GIS initiative should focus on building and maintaining accurate, consistent, and reliable geographic data.
Goal #2 - Make GIS Data Accessible: The enterprise-wide GIS initiative should make data accessibility simple and easy for County departments and citizens.
Goal #3 - Integrate GIS Functionality with Existing Systems: The integration and interoperability of GIS with existing County business processes and systems is critical.
Goal #4 - Train, Educate and Inform County Staff: The County GIS initiative should improve the GIS knowledge base within County departments.
Goal #5 - Implement an Optimum GIS Governance Model: The County GIS plan should have a clear and understandable strategy for the management and effective utilization of GIS.
Goal #6 - Build and Maintain Enterprise IT Infrastructure: Implement infrastructure for an enterprise GIS initiative that will sustain growth and change.
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