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Administration & Finance

Jon Wilsgard 250-344-2271 ext. 237
Chief Administrative Officer cao@golden.ca
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The Chief Administrative Officer is the link between Council and staff. The position is responsible for overall management of the operations of the Town and ensures that the policies, programs and other directions of council are implemented. The position also advises and informs Council on the operations and business of the Town.
Jon Wilsgard 250-344-2271 ext. 237
Corporate Officer clerk@golden.ca
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The Corporate Officer is responsible for and may delegate corporate record keeping, including minutes and agendas, legal documents, permits and bylaws, and is responsible for ensuring access to those documents. The position is responsibile for elections and referenda, responds to questions under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, administers oaths, takes affirmations, affidavits and declarations required to be taken relating to the Town, accepts correspondence and legal notices for the Town.
Viv Thoss 250-344-2271 ext. 224
Manager of Legislative Services mls@golden.ca
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The Manager of Legislative Services prepares agendas, takes minutes and manages the filing system. The position provides agenda follow up in the form of letters, emails and filing of reports, including filing permits with the Land Title Office and other agencies. The position and associated staff manage the execution and continuity of corporate contracts, permits, licenses and other legal obligations.  The department also makes travel arrangements for Council & staff, functions as the Council secretary, maintains and develops the corporate policy manual, and is responsible for the delivery and distribution of all corporate mail.
 
Lisa Vass 250-344-2271 ext. 227
Manager of  Financial Services/Chief Financial Officer (CFO) treasurer@golden.ca
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The Manager of Financial Services is responsible for all financial matters related to the Town, including annual budgeting and long range financial planning, receiving all money paid to the Town, ensuring the safe keeping of all funds and securities of the Town, investing money, and spending Town money as authorized by Council. The position also ensures that accurate financial records are kept and oversees financial reporting and auditing.
Carolyn Brown 250-344-2271 ext. 249
Financial Services Lead finance@golden.ca
   
David Hedges 250-344-2271 ext. 242
Network Programmer/Analyst nettech@golden.ca
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Network Programmer/Analyst role includes, but is not limited to, planning, configuring, installing and maintaining hardware; administering software upgrades; training and inventory management; and database development and management. The Network Programmer/Analyst also ensures the security of all our network systems.
Alyson Marjerrison 250-344-2271 ext. 233
GIS Technician gistech@golden.ca
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The development technician is responsible for providing technical assistance to both Development and Operations departments. The position processes land use applications, prepares land use studies, land use bylaws and official plans, maintains maps, photographs, files and updates GIS and CAD applications utilized by the Town.
Linda Shibley 250-344-2271 ext. 230
Corporate Revenues Coordinator taxes@golden.ca
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The Cashier / Collection Clerk sends out and receives payment of all taxes, utility bills and business licenses, and other payments to the Town. The position also keeps the property records up to date, and answers enquiries from the public.
Jenn Fennell 250-344-2271 ext. 222
Corporate Expense Coordinator ap@golden.ca
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The Accounting Clerk pays all of the Town's bills and operates the payroll system.
Barbara Hankey 250-344-2271 ext. 221
Administrative Services Coordinator reception@golden.ca
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The ASC-Programs is responsible for much of the daily workings within the Town office, including answering telephone and counter calls, taking payments, and reconciling the daily cash intake. This position is also responsible for the majority of our facility bookings (and invoicing), including arena ice time, the arena lounge, and Keith King Memorial Park.
Denise Porter 250-344-2271 ext. 243
Finance/Administration Clerk enquiries@golden.ca
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The Finance/Administration Clerk duties include assisting with paying the Town's bills, answering telephone and counter calls, taking payments, and processing elctronic payments.
 
   
Brenda Smith 250-344-2271 ext. 241
Records Management Coordinator - Legislative Services records@golden.ca
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 The Records Management Coordinator position is responsible for maintaining the agreement/contract bring forward list, corporate communications for the front lobby, student housing, FOI requests, operations support services and records management processes (including creation of the Town library).  This position also backs-up the front counter by answering telephones, responding to customer inquiries, accepting payments and reconciling the daily cash intake.

Development Services

Phil Armstrong 250-344-2271 ext. 236
Manager of Development Services / Planner planner@golden.ca
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The Manager of Development Services / Planner manages all aspects of land use planning for the Town, handles all applications for development (excluding building permit applications,) and makes recommendations to Town Council on those applications. The position is also the subdivision approving officer and works with the Operations Department to plan, finance, and schedule all development works.
Jeremy Baylis 250-344-2271 ext. 231
Building Official building@golden.ca
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The Building Official issues all building permits, demolition permits, sign permits and business licenses. The position conducts all inspections on new construction, renovations and plumbing installations.
Graeme Murphy 250-344-2271 ext. 234
Bylaw Enforcement Officer bylaw@golden.ca
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The Bylaw Enforcement Officer responds to public concerns about animals control, noise complaints, parking and traffic issues, unsightly premises and other matters relating to Town bylaws.
Vacant 250-344-2271 ext. 235
Planning Technician plantech@golden.ca
   

Recreation Services

Jordan Petrovics 250-344-2271 ext. 225
Manager of Recreational Services leisure@golden.ca
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The Manager of Recreation Services is responsible for planning, promoting and implementing recreation programs, scheduling of recreational facilities (outdoor pool, arena, ball diamonds, soccer fields) and maintaining program records and statistics.
Carrie White 250-344-2271 ext. 235
Recreation Facilities Booking Agent carrie.white@golden.ca or rec.booking@golden.ca
   
Kim Bryan 250-344-2118
Recreation Coordinator pool@golden.ca or rec.booking@golden.ca
   
Golden Arena 250-344-2118
1410 9th St. S., Golden, BC V0A 1H0 rec.booking@golden.ca
Golden Civic Centre 250-344-2606 (hall); 250-344-6186 (KHC)
806 10th Ave. S., Golden, BC V0A 1H0 civiccentre@kickinghorseculture.ca
Delivery Partner - Kicking Horse Culture www.kickinghorseculture.ca/civic-centre
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The Golden Civic Centre is owned by the Town of Golden. Kicking Horse Culture has been appointed by the Town to manage and operate the Civic Centre.
Golden Curling Club 250-344-5461
1412 9th St. S., Golden, BC V0A 1H0  
   
Golden Municipal Campground 250-344-5412
1411 9th St. S., Golden, BC V0A 1H0 Toll Free: 1-866-538-6625
  campground@golden.ca
  www.goldenmunicipalcampground.com
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Situated in the heart of six Canadian national parks, Golden is a 4 Season Outdoor Adventure Playground. Be our guest and enjoy winter & summer activities alike, including skiing, dog sledding, snow shoeing, horseback riding, mountain biking, mountain climbing, hiking, golfing, bird watching, eco-river floats, white water rafting & hang gliding. Golden has a very diverse and friendly community with a strong Artisan base. The Golden Municipal Campground is open year round.
Golden Swimming Pool 250-344-2118
1408 9th St. S., Golden, BC V0A 1H0 pool@golden.ca
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The Golden Swimming Pool is open during summer months and offers many different levels of lessons, public swim, family swim and special events. The Golden Dolphin Swim Club also swims at the Golden Swimming Pool. See the leisure services section of this web site for more information. In the winter arrangements with one of the motels in Town gives residents the opportunity to continue their swimming experiences.
Mount 7 Recreation Complex 250-344-2271 ext 235 (booking)
1310 9th St. S., Golden, BC V0A 1H0 rec.booking@golden.ca
   
Okanagan Regional Library 250-344-6516
819 Park Ave., PO Box 750, Golden, BC V0A 1H0 www.orl.bc.ca
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Golden Branch Hours: Open Hours Tuesday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm Friday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm When the library is closed there is a book drop bin located to the left of the main door.
Golden Senior's Centre 250-344-5465 (Hall)
Monica Lavoie - Booking Agent 250-344-0580 (Booking)
1401 9th St. S., Golden, BC V0A 1H0  
   
   

Operations

Chris Cochran 250-344-2271 ext. 226
Manager of Operations ops@golden.ca
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The Manager of Operations is responsible for the Town's public works, and all the Town buildings, facilities, parks and infrastructure, including roads, water and sewer systems, the dikes and environmental matters.
Golden Public Works Shop & Yard 250-344-6017
  publicworks@golden.ca
   
Dave Poland 250-344-6017
Working Foreman publicworks@golden.ca
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This position manages the daily operations of the public works, parks and recreation workers. This person also runs equipment and orders most of the materials necessary to run the maintenance of the Town's roads and parks.
Sterling Larrabee 250-344-6017
Mechanic mechanic@golden.ca
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This position is responsible for the maintenance of all of the Town's vehicles. Equipment operation is also a function of this position.
Dave Rousseau 250-344-6017
Equipment Operator  
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This position runs the Town's equipment and keeps the Town's streets and facilities running smoothly.
Reeves Pedley 250-344-6017
Equipment Operator  
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This position runs the Town's equipment and keeps the Town's streets and facilities running smoothly.
Blair McAllister 250-344-6017
Equipment Operator  
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This position runs the Town's equipment and keeps the Town's streets and facilities running smoothly.
Lorne Pickering 250-344-6017
Systems Operator systems@golden.ca
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This position is one of several responsible for providing safe drinking water to the Town and operating the Town's liquid waste system.
Al Taylor 250-344-6017
Systems Operator systems2@golden.ca
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This position is one of several responsible for providing safe drinking water to the Town and operating the Town's liquid waste system.
Vacant 250-344-6017
Systems Operator  
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This position is one of several responsible for providing safe drinking water to the Town and operating the Town's liquid waste system.
Bill Soles 250-344-6017
Utility Operator  
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This position is an all-round works position responsible for construction and maintenance in Town.
Wade Persson 250-344-6017
Recreation Operator  
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This position is one of several responsible for ensuring that the Town's parks and recreation facilities run smoothly.
Bill Sadler 250-344-6017
Recreation Operator arena@golden.ca
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This position is an all-round works position responsible for construction and maintenance in Town.
Darlene Dolan 250-344-2118
Recreation Operator arena@golden.ca
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This position is one of several responsible for ensuring that the Town's parks and recreation facilities run smoothly.
Robert Drummond 250-344-2118
Recreation Operator  
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This position is one of several responsible for ensuring that the Town's parks and recreation facilities run smoothly.
 
Haley McDonald 250-344-2118
Recreation Operator  
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This position is one of several responsible for ensuring that the Town's parks and recreation facilities run smoothly.
Ryan Robison 250-344-2118
Recreation Operator  
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This position is one of several responsible for ensuring that the Town's parks and recreation facilities run smoothly.

Fire Rescue and Emergency Services

Emergencies Dial 911  
David Balding 250-344-6401
Fire Chief goldfire@golden.ca
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The Fire Chief is responsible for supplying and managing fire prevention and protection to the Town. The position undertakes education programs, inspects commercial and industrial premises and has overall responsibility for response to emergencies, including hazardous material spills.
Town Emergency After Hours Duty Phone 250-344-8340
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For after hours emergencies or to report water or sewer problems, call the duty phone and you will be put in contact with the appropriate person.
Golden Fire Rescue (Non-emergency) 250-344-6401
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For non-emergency services, call the Golden Fire Rescue department for information on fire safety.


 

Shared Services (Golden & CSRD Area A)

 
 

Golden and Area Emergency Management Program

Kyle Hale 250-344-7473
Emergency Program Cordinator emerg@golden.ca
  http://www.goldeneoc.ca/
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The Town of Golden and the CSRD area A have an integrated emergency management program. A contract Emergency Program Coordinator works with stakeholders to plan for emergencies that impact the local community.


 

External

 
Emergencies Dial 911  
Golden & District General Hospital 250-344-5271
835 9th Ave. S., Golden, BC V0A 1H0  
   
RCMP (Non-emergency) 250-344-2221
1419 11th Ave. N., Golden, BC V0A 1H0 http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/detach/en/d/188
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For emergencies dial 911. For victims services dial 344-3920
Wildsafe BC - Bear Aware 250-344-4855
Bear Aware - SEASONAL Position - Cell: 250-290-1222
Program Delivery Specialist golden@wildsafebc.com
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The Bear Aware program helps to educate the public on bears and monitors interactions between bears and the general public. If you would like to report a bear sighting, please contact Naomi Salie, your Bear Aware contact for Golden.