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About the Department

Edmonton’s City Council has two employees, the City Auditor and City Manager.

The City Manager leads more than 12,000 employees who provide a range of services that touch Edmontonians in some way, every day. The City Manager also provides information and advice to support City Council in their role in making decisions and setting policy.

Corporate Culture Office

Formally established in 2010, the Corporate Culture Office is an agent of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) tasked as a central hub to engage employees and leaders in shaping our workplace through culture transformation. The office is dedicated to advancing ELT’s vision for a modern municipal corporation by driving and facilitating culture change across the entire organization.

While the Corporate Culture Office plays a role in driving our culture shift and transformation; it's important to recognize that we all contribute to shaping the City's culture. We are responsible for the culture of our organization.


Law Branch ​initiates legal action, prosecutes bylaws, and provides legal defence in actions brought against the City and is responsible for daily oversight of security and risk issues. In 2014, the branch represented the City at the Court of Queen’s Bench in over 6,000 bylaw prosecutions, insured $9.8 billion of municipal assets, and provided security advice and oversight across the diverse spectrum of municipal facilities.

Office of the City Clerk

The Office of the City Clerk is the primary contact regarding City Council business. The Office manages Council and Committee meetings, quasi-judicial boards, municipal elections, the municipal census and appointments to civic agencies.
It also manages corporate records and oversees Freedom of Information inquiries for the organization.

The City Clerk administers the legislative process for municipal government. The Clerk is responsible for ensuring Council meetings are conducted legally and provides procedural advice during meetings. The City Clerk is also the Returning Officer for municipal elections.


City Hall

Map of 3rd Floor, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
3rd Floor, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta

For More Information

Office of the City Manager

City of Edmonton
3rd Floor, City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB  T5J 2R7

Telephone 780-496-8231
Fax 780-496-8220

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