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City Manager

The City Manager is appointed by Council and oversees both the strategic and day-to-day operations of the Corporation.

Services Provided:

  • Public Relations
  • General Enquiries
  • Strategic Planning
  • Service Analysis
  • City Information
  • Communication Strategy
  • Corporate Guidance
  • Employee Initiatives
  • Business Plans
  • Capital Plan
  • Annual Operating Budget
  • Government Agencies Liaison

Mission Statement:

To ensure that the business of the City of Owen Sound is effectively carried out and communicated to Council, staff and the public at large.

Office Location

City Manager's Office
2nd Floor, Suite 204
808 2nd Avenue East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H4

Phone: 519-376-4440 Ext. 1211
Fax: 519-376-3579


City Manager Wayne Ritchie

Wayne Ritchie, City Manager
519-376-4440 Ext. 1210

Sharon Edwards
Executive Assistant/Public Relations Coordinator
519-376-4440 ext 1211

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