Summer Village of Sunset Beach 

Chief Administrative Officer: Wendy Wildman.

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Summer Village is appointed by, and reports to, Council. The CAO is responsible for the overall administration of the Summer Village.The responsibilities of the CAO include overseeing municipal operations and ensuring Council's priorities and strategic directions are achieved. In addition, the CAO is charged with keeping Council up to date on corporate matters and ensuring that Council policy is implemented and bylaws are enforced.

Deputy Mayor: Tim Evans


General duties of the Deputy Mayor:

The Deputy Mayor, in addition to performing the duties of a councilor has the responsibility for presiding as the chief elected official in the absence of the Mayor.

- Preside when in attendance at a council meeting unless a bylaw provides that another councilor or other person is to preside, and
- Perform any other duty imposed on a chief elected official by the Municipal Government Act or Summer Village bylaw.
- The chief elected official is a member of all all bodies to which council has the right to appoint members under this Act, unless the council (or the MGA) otherwise provides.
- To consider the welfare and interests of the municipality as a whole and to bring to council's attention anything that would promote the welfare or interests of the municipality;
- To participate generally in developing and evaluating the policies and programs of the municipality;
- To participate in council meetings and council committee meetings and meetings of other bodies to which they are appointed by the council;
- To obtain information about the operation or administration of the municipality from the chief administrative officer or a person designated by the chief administrative officer;
- To keep in confidence matters discussed in private at a council or council committee meeting until discussed at a meeting held in public;
- To perform any other duty or function imposed on councilors by this or any other enactment or by the council.

Deputy Mayor: Jack Margolus

‚ÄčGeneral duties of the Deputy Mayor:

The Deputy Mayor, in addition to performing the duties of a councilor has the responsibility for presiding as the chief elected official in the absence of the Mayor.

- Preside when in attendance at a council meeting unless a bylaw provides that another councilor or other person is to preside, and
- Perform any other duty imposed on a chief elected official by the Municipal Government Act or Summer Village bylaw.
- The chief elected official is a member of all all bodies to which council has the right to appoint members under this Act, unless the council (or the MGA) otherwise provides.
- To consider the welfare and interests of the municipality as a whole and to bring to council's attention anything that would promote the welfare or interests of the municipality;
- To participate generally in developing and evaluating the policies and programs of the municipality;
- To participate in council meetings and council committee meetings and meetings of other bodies to which they are appointed by the council;
- To obtain information about the operation or administration of the municipality from the chief administrative officer or a person designated by the chief administrative officer;
- To keep in confidence matters discussed in private at a council or council committee meeting until discussed at a meeting held in public;
- To perform any other duty or function imposed on councilors by this or any other enactment or by the council.

Council:
The decision making body for the Summer Village is a municipal Council consisting of three Councilors who were elected in 2017 for a four year term.

A Council is responsible for:
Developing and evaluating the policies and programs of the municipality;
Making sure that the powers, duties and functions of the municipality are appropriately carried out;
Carrying out the powers, duties and functions expressly given to it under the Municipal Government Act or Summer Village Bylaw.

A Council must not exercise a power or function or perform a duty that is by this or another enactment or bylaw specifically assigned to the chief administrative officer or a designated officer.

Mayor: Morris Nesdole

The Mayor is the chief elected official of the municipality and has duties of both councilor and chief elected official.

General duties of Chief Elected Official (Mayor):

- Preside when in attendance at a council meeting unless a Summer Village bylaw provides that another councilor or other person is to preside, and
- Perform any other duty imposed on a chief elected official by the Municipal Government Act or Summer Village bylaw.
- The chief elected official is a member of all all bodies to which council has the right to appoint members under this Act, unless the council (or the MGA) otherwise provides.
- To consider the welfare and interests of the municipality as a whole and to bring to council's attention anything that would promote the welfare or interests of the municipality;
- To participate generally in developing and evaluating the policies and programs of the municipality;
- To participate in council meetings and council committee meetings and meetings of other bodies to which they are appointed by the council;
- To obtain information about the operation or administration of the municipality from the chief administrative officer or a person designated by the chief administrative officer;
- To keep in confidence matters discussed in private at a council or council committee meeting until discussed at a meeting held in public;
- To perform any other duty or function imposed on councilors by this or any other enactment or by the council.