The duties of Clerk are assigned by the Municipal Act and other statutes. Additional duties can be and are assigned by Council. Some other responsibilities of the Clerk are: maintenance of vital statistics for the municipality; taking of affidavits; acting as Chief Returning Officer for Municipal and School Board elections; signing by-laws, contracts, deeds, transfers, leases and other legal documents on behalf of the Municipality; maintaining the Records Management Program; acting as Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Coordinator for the Corporation; and overseeing the municipality’s insurance & vehicle licensing and property & risk management programs.
The Town Clerk is a municipal officer and is appointed by Council. The Clerk reports to the CAO. Currently, in the Town of Marathon, the position of Clerk is combined with the duties of the CAO.
Louise Lees – Deputy Clerk
Tel: (807) 229-1340 Ext. 2223
Fax: (807) 229-1999