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City Manager

Department overview

City Manager: Vincent Lalonde

The City Manager of the City of Surrey is appointed by and reports to City Council. The City Manager directs and manages the daily administration of the City and in this capacity, ensures the delivery of high quality services in a timely, responsible and cost effective manner.

The City Manager's duties and responsibilities include:

  • Sets the overall strategic direction for short and long term corporate goals.
  • Keeps council up to date on corporate matters.
  • Makes recommendations to City Council.
  • Ensures Council resolutions are implemented and bylaws enforced.
  • Coordinates the presentation and development of the annual budget.
  • Motivates and monitors performance to ensure that standards are met, that priorities are pursued and high quality City services are consistently delivered.

Department structure

The City Manager leads the Senior Management Team (SMT) which provides overall corporate leadership to the organization. The SMT meets every week and is structured as follows:

Key contacts

City Manager's Office
13450 104 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3T 1V8

City Manager: Vincent Lalonde
Phone: 604-591-4122
Fax: 604-591-4357

Director Strategic Initiatives & Corporate Reporting:  Don Luymes
Phone: 604-591-4606

Executive Assistant to the City Manager: Lisa Donohoe
Phone: 604-591-4122

Executive Assistant to the City Manager: Courtney Chambers
Phone: 604-591-7576

Administrative Coordinator: Marion Chow
Phone: 604-591-4122