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City Manager

Seating inside the Surrey City Manager's office.

Department overview

City Manager: Vincent Lalonde

The City Manager of the City of Surrey is appointed by and reports to City Council. The City Manager directs and manages the daily administration of the City and in this capacity, ensures the delivery of high quality services in a timely, responsible and cost effective manner.

The City Manager's duties and responsibilities include:

  • Sets the overall strategic direction for short and long term corporate goals.
  • Keeps council up to date on corporate matters.
  • Makes recommendations to City Council.
  • Ensures Council resolutions are implemented and bylaws enforced.
  • Coordinates the presentation and development of the annual budget.
  • Motivates and monitors performance to ensure that standards are met, that priorities are pursued and high quality City services are consistently delivered.

Department structure

The City Manager leads the Senior Management Team (SMT) which provides overall corporate leadership to the organization. The SMT meets every week and is structured as follows:

The City's Manager's Department also includes the offices of Legislative Services, Legal Services, By-Law Enforcement & Licensing, Public Safety and Sustainability.

Key contacts

City Manager's Office
13450 104 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3T 1V8

City Manager: Vincent Lalonde
Phone: 604-591-4122
Fax: 604-591-4357

Executive Assistant to the City Manager: Lisa Donohoe
Phone: 604-591-4122

Executive Assistant to the City Manager: Kelly Irvine
Phone: 604-591-4122

Administrative Coordinator: Marion Chow
Phone: 604-591-4122

Director, Public Safety Strategies: Terry Waterhouse

Manager, By-law & Licensing Services: Jaspreet Rehal

Manager, Sustainability: Anna Mathewson
Phone: 604-598-5833

City Clerk, Legislative Services: Jane Sullivan
Phone: 604-591-4213