Municipal Administration

The Municipal Administration Department is governed by provincial legislation, mainly the Municipal Act, the Municipal Elections Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.  The Municipal Administration Department provides an essential link to the public and support to Council, Boards and committees.

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

The CAO for the Township of Adelaide Metcalfe provides advice to Council about the Township’s organization and operating procedures and is responsible for the overall administration of municipal departments.  The CAO ensures that all municipal departments are providing quality service in a timely, efficient and cost effective manner.

Clerk Services

The Clerk’s Department is responsible for the provision of administrative support to the Township and members of Council including:

Preparation of Agendas and Minutes for Council and Committees

All Township meetings are open to the public (unless otherwise stated).  Agendas and minutes are posted on the website.   The Township is committed to community engagement and encourage residents to be part of the process.

Council Delegation requests

The general public who wish to address council may do so as a delegation.  Your intention to speak at council is required in writing no later than Noon on the Tuesday prior to the next scheduled council meeting.

Records Management

Clerk’s Department is responsible for the record keeping system including: distribution, use, maintenance, and disposition of recorded information maintained as evidence of business Activities.

Municipal Election

Clerk’s Department is responsible for the preparation and overall conduct of the Municipal Elections as the Returning Officer.

Lottery Licences

Issuance of various licences under the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

Commissioner of Oath

The Clerk may act as a Commissioner of Oaths.  To have a document commissioned, all parties must provide valid photo ID and sign the document in front of the Commissioner (Do not sign ahead of time). There is a $5 fee.

Municipal Freedom of Information requests

Providing public access to township records and protecting personal privacy in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).


The first Strategic Plan for the Township of Adelaide Metcalfe was approved by Council on February 1, 2016.  Click here to view Strategic Plan.

Energy Consumption & Green House Gases Emission Reporting for 2019  

Various Fees By-Law #70-2011







Morgan Calvert CAO

519-247-3687 Ext 8204
Mike Barnier Clerk 519-247-3687 Ext 8203 


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