Corporate Services

The Corporate Services Department of Brazeau County consists of a team of professionals dealing with areas of County operations including:

Finance

  • Operating and Capital Budget
  • Taxation and Assessment
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable

Information and Technology (IT)

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Global Positioning System

Records Management and Legislative Services

Grants

Customer Service

The Corporate Services team uses state of the art accounting software and technology, and the skill of trained staff, to track revenue, expenses and long-term investments on behalf of citizens.

For a full description of what the divisions of Corporate Services are responsible for, please see below. If you have any questions contact the  or call 780-542-7777.

Finance
The finance division is overseen by the Director of Corporate Services and the Finance Manager and includes the areas of taxation and assessment, accounts payable and payroll. Among its many functions is the preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets, where the Finance Manager works with other County departments to prepare the annual budget for presentation to Brazeau County Council.

For more information on taxation and assessment visit the Tax and Assessment page.

Information and Technology (IT)
The IT division is overseen by the Director of Corporate Services and the IT Manager and includes information and technology services as well as geographic information systems and global positioning system. The IT division is responsible for maintaining all network systems that keep Brazeau County running effectively and efficiently. IT is also responsible for the ongoing security of those network systems and all electronic devices used in the day-to-day business of the County.

A GIS/GPS Technician is responsible for using state of the art technology to collect, maintain, analyze and interpret geographically referenced information and apply it in a wide variety of areas to create maps, reports or charts to be used by County staff for day-to-day operations, and by members of the public for their information and understanding.

Records Management and Legislative Services

The records management and legislative services division is overseen by the Director of Corporate Services. This division is responsible for the retention and disposal of Brazeau County’s records, in accordance with legislation. The Records Management and Legislative Services Coordinator is also responsible for handling FOIP requests received by Brazeau County.

Grants

The grants division is overseen by the Director of Corporate Services. The Municipal and Community Grants Coordinator works closely with not-for-profit community groups to find grant funding. The coordinator also works with departments within Brazeau County to find applicable grants and help administer grants provided by the County.

Visit the Community Funding page for more information.

Customer Service

The Corporate Services Department is responsible for Brazeau County’s main reception counter. Overseen by the Director of Corporate Services and the Finance Manager, the front line staff is often the first contact with the public when they call or visit the Brazeau County office. Reception staff plays a vital role as the point of contact for the public and is responsible for directing inquiries and processing payments for Brazeau County fees and services. Staff also provides support to the finance division and other County divisions as required.