The City


The administration’s main function is to coordinate and oversee the activities of all city departments according to priorities determined by Council. Here is a list of city departments and the person in charge.

City Management

The City Manager is the link between Council and city staff. Along with the Associate City Manager, the City Manager is responsible for ensuring that Council requests are carried out in an efficient and professional manner.

  • Jonathan Shecter, City Manager
  • Tanya Abramovitch, Associate City Manager – Urban Strategy
  • Nadia Di Furia, Associate City Manager and Director of Human Resources

Finance and Information Technology

The mission of the Finance Department is to present a complete and accurate statement of the City’s financial condition. It collects and transfers all funds due to the City, deposits and invests City funds, manages the City’s borrowings, and makes all disbursements, and provides IT tools for city staff, residents, and visitors.

  • Andry Rafolisy, Director of Finance and Information Technology and City Treasurer

Human Resources

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to help city departments attract, motivate, retain, manage, and develop qualified and productive employees.

  • Nadia Di Furia, Associate City Manager and Director of Human Resources

Legal Affairs and Purchasing

The City’s General Counsel oversees and identifies the legal issues and safeguards adherence to City policies in all the City departments while identifying potential risks and offering recommendations. The mission of the Legal Affairs Office and Purchasing Department is to ensure that the City is receiving the best quality of goods and services at the lowest price.

  • Andrea Charon, General Counsel

Legal Services and Office of the City Clerk

The Department of Legal Services and the City Clerk’s Office is responsible for, among other things, claims and litigation, the adoption of by-laws, the publication of public notices, the drafting of minutes and resolutions arising from Council meetings, and the processing of requests made under the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information..

  • Me Pascalie Tanguay, Director of Legal Services and City Clerk


The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library provides programs and services that contribute to the cultural and intellectual lives of residents. The library maintains an ever-expanding collection of books, audio-visual and electronic documents and much more.

  • Janine West, Library Director

Parks and Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department maintains its installations and provides sports, leisure and culture activities to residents. It organizes community events throughout the year.

  • Cornelia Ziga, Director of Parks and Recreation

Public Affairs and Communications

The Department of Public Affairs and Communications manages city communications, media relations, produces internal and external publications, manages the city website and social media tools. It also produces videos.

  • Darryl Levine, Director of Public Affairs and Communications

Public Safety

The Public Safety Department assists in ensuring the safety of Côte Saint-Luc residents. It oversees Public Security, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Volunteer Citizens on Patrol (vCOP), Emergency Communications Centre and the emergency preparedness plan.

  • Philip Chateauvert, Director of Public Safety

Public Works

The Public Works Department provides a quality environment for the City of Côte Saint-Luc and ensures that the City’s infrastructures and public spaces are safe, clean, and attractive.

  • Beatrice Newman, Director of Public Works

Urban Development

The Urban Development Department includes the Divisions of Engineering and Urban Planning. It maintains and upgrades road and aqueduct infrastructure, issues permits for home renovations and is responsible for city planning bylaws such as zoning.

  • Charles Senekal, Director of Urban Development