Administration

The organizational structure is based around three activity sectors: services to communities and boroughs, town planning and development, and administrative services.

Consult the organizational chart (61 KB) PDF document


Senior management (Direction générale) Senior management address

Patrick Savard
Patrick Savard
Director General

Mandates

Reporting to the Executive Committee, the Senior Management is responsible for city wide administration, overseeing the planning, organization, management, and control of activities.

It includes the following positions/departments:

  • Deputy Director General - Corporate Services
  • Deputy Director General - Community Services
  • Deputy Director General - Sustainable Development
  • City Clerk
  • Communications and Public Affairs
  • Human Resources
  • Litigation and Municipal Court
  • Economic Development Activities

Senior Management - Corporate Services (Direction générale adjointe – Services corporatifs) Senior Management - Corporate Services address

Vacant position – Responsibilities shared between the Director General and the Deputy Director General - Community Services

Mandate

Ensure the consistency of the municipal action plan with regard to administrative planning and control.


Senior Management - Sustainable Development (Direction générale adjointe – Développement durable) Senior Management - Sustainable Development address

Michel Veilleux
Michel Veilleux
Deputy Director General – Sustainable Development

Mandates

Reporting to the Executive Committee, responsible for ensuring the consistency of the municipal action plan with regard to planning, the execution of development projects, real estate acquisitions, and investments.

Includes the following corporate activities:

  • Engineering and environment
  • Territory development and urbanism
  • Development

Senior Management - Community Services (Direction générale adjointe – Services à la communauté) Senior Management - Community Services address

Serge Geoffrion
Serge Geoffrion
Deputy Director General - Community Services

Mandates

Reporting to the Executive Committee, responsible for providing citizens with efficient and effective local services, by coordinating the activities of support departments and direct services to the population.

Includes the following corporate activities:

  • Police
  • Fire Prevention
  • Public Works
  • Culture, Recreation and Community Life
  • 311 call centre
  • Information resources
  • Material resources
  • Assessment
  • Finance

Development (Direction du développement) Development address

Mario Verville
Mario Verville
Director

Mandates

  • Create territory development and enhancement strategies.
  • Support and coordinate the implementation of development and investment projects.
  • Manage the city's real estate assets, supervise, coordinate, direct, and control purchases, sales and rentals (assets).

City Clerk (Direction du greffe) City Clerk address

Annie Bouchard
Annie Bouchard
Director and City Clerk

Mandates

  • Assume the role of secretariat for the Conseil d'agglomération, ordinary council, borough councils, the city's Executive Committee, and commissions.
  • Organize, maintain, process, retrieve, protect, and disseminate the city's administrative and historical documents.
  • Coordinate all activities surrounding municipal elections.
  • Ensure the compliance with the Act respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information.

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Litigation and Municipal Court (Direction du contentieux et de la cour municipale) Litigation and Municipal Court address

Nathalie H. Vézina
Nathalie Vézina
Director

Mandates

  • Offer professional legal support to the operating units.
  • Handle the city's legal issues and represent Ville de Longueuil in court, including Municipal Court.
  • Manage claims, compensate for losses sustained to the city's assets, manage the transfer and control of certain risks, and advise the administration on insurance issues.
  • Ensure the operation of the Municipal Court.

Communications and Public Affairs (Direction des communications et des affaires publiques) Communications and Public Affairs address

Vacant

Mandates

  • Design and implement annual communication strategies and plans.
  • Implement and participate in work and projects within its activity sector.
  • Ensure consistency in external communications between Ville de Longueuil, its departments, and affiliated and partner organizations.
  • Develop strategies and means of informing/consulting residents on major issues identified by Senior Management.
  • Design and implement the city's major communication and public relations campaigns, and major events.
  • Oversee the city's strategic positioning when taking public positions on various regional and national issues, and coordinate Ville de Longueuil's communications and public relations.

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Fire Prevention (Service de sécurité incendie de l'agglomération de Longueuil) Fire Prevention address

Jean Melançon
Jean Melançon
Director

Mandates

  • Protect people and property against fires of all types, carry out rescue operations during disasters and accidents, assist accident victims, provide disaster relief, and ensure emergency evacuations on the territory of the Agglomération de Longueuil.
  • Coordinate and implement the activities associated with the fire safety risk coverage plan and the emergency preparedness plan through its planning, preparation, and response components.

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Police (Service de police) Police address

Denis Desroches
Denis Desroches
Director

Mandates

  • Maintain order, peace, and public security on the Agglomération de Longueuil's territory.
  • Protect the life and property of residents, prevent crime and misdemeanours, and enforce the laws applicable in Québec, as well as municipal by-laws, resolutions and ordinances.
  • Moreover, to fulfil their mission, police officers must protect personal rights and freedoms, respect victims, and cooperate with community members while respecting cultural diversity.

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Culture, Recreation and Community Life (Direction de la culture, du loisir et de la vie communautaire) Culture, Recreation and Community Life address

Jacques Archambault
Jacques Archambault
Director

Mandates

  • Contribute to improving the quality of life in the community by promoting access to and participation in cultural, recreational, and community activities, while fostering citizen engagement and community development.
  • Plan and coordinate all resources, services, and activities related to culture, libraries, sports, outdoor activities, recreational activities, and community life.
  • Develop and implement policies and programs to stimulate and support community life.
  • Develop and encourage citizen participation and joint action.

Territory Development and Urbanism (Direction de l'aménagement et de l'urbanisme) Territory Development and Urbanism address

Sylvain Boulianne
Sylvain Boulianne
Director

Mandates

  • Manage the Agglomération's and the city's urban planning and regulations.
  • Coordinate the three urban planning advisory committees.
  • Issue permits and certificates, and ensure the necessary follow-up.
  • Oversee the territory's geomatics databases (land surveying, mapping, and geodetics).
  • Coordinate the city's actions in developing its heritage and historical areas.
  • Administer various housing and low-rent housing support programs.
  • Identify and recommend mobility and traffic solutions.

Download the Schéma d'aménagement et de développement (in French only).


Engineering (Direction du génie) Engineering address

Jean-Pierre Richard
Jean-Pierre Richard
Director

Mandates

  • Coordinate development and asset maintenance projects related to city and Agglomération infrastructures, parks and greenspaces, factories, and buildings.
  • Oversee the city's environmental interventions in the areas of soil characterization, air quality, and the protection of natural environments.
  • Produce high-quality drinking water in sufficient quantity for the entire Agglomération.
  • Coordinate wastewater treatment operations for the Agglomération.
  • Develop master plans for the Agglomération's water and sewer systems.
  • Manage city and Agglomération buildings.
  • Develop management and investment plans for the sustainability of city assets and certain Agglomération infrastructures.
  • Coordinate and manage actions related to the Agglomération's Waste Management Master Plan.

Public Works (Direction des travaux publics) Public Works address

Michel Brousseau
Michel Brousseau
Director

Mandates

  • Based on service levels and needs defined by the city, develop and implement maintenance programs for lighting, water and sewer systems, public roads and public places, traffic signs and signals, parks, municipal buildings, and snow removal.
  • Coordinate waste management activities.

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Assessment (Direction de l'évaluation) Assessment address

Régis Savard
Régis Savard
Director

Mandates

  • Maintain fair and equitable assessment rolls that will serve as the basis for distributing the tax burden for the Agglomération's taxpayers, in accordance with the Act Respecting Municipal Taxation, with the regulations of the Ministère des Affaires municipales et des Régions, and with professional practice standards.
  • Support and actively advise the managers from all Agglomération departments to ensure the optimal management of financial and material resources and defend, before the courts, the values listed in the Agglomération's various assessment rolls.
  • Determine the taxable real property mass for each fiscal year, and for all linked cities.

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Finance (Direction des finances) Finance address

Sylvie Toupin
Sylvie Toupin
Director

Mandates

  • Develop and implement corporate policies for the management of financial resources.
  • Ensure that the implemented policies are managed and complied with.
  • Support and actively advise the managers of all departments on the optimal management of financial resources.
  • Coordinate operating activities associated with financial resources for the entire organization, i.e., budget planning, payments to suppliers, and preparation of the payroll.

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Human Resources (Direction des ressources humaines) Human Resources address

Alain Desgagné
Alain Desgagné
Director

Mandates

  • Support the administration's human resources management and organizational development efforts.
  • Propose and implement strategies, programs, and interventions aimed at developing and maintaining management practices that contribute to attracting, retaining, and engaging qualified staff, as well as to achieving the organization's objectives.
  • Provide expert advice to the organization's managers and employees in various fields of human resource management.

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Information Resources (Direction des ressources informationnelles) Adresse Direction des ressources informationelles

Louis-Philippe Leblanc
Louis-Philippe Leblanc
Director

Mandates

  • Develop and implement corporate policies for the management of information resources.
  • Ensure that implemented policies are managed and complied with.
  • Support and actively advise the managers of all other departments on the optimal management of resources and processes.
  • Coordinate operational activities and manage information technology projects for the entire organization, including the protection, consistency, evolution, and management of all data and computer systems, user support and training, as well as the upgrading, proper operation, and maintenance of technology and communication infrastructures.

Material Resources (Direction des ressources matérielles) Material Resources address

Laurier Gagnon
Laurier Gagnon
Director

Mandates

  • Develop and implement corporate policies for the management of material resources, rolling stock, and administrative buildings.
  • Ensure that implemented policies are managed and complied with.
  • Support and actively advise the managers of all other departments on the optimal management of resources and processes.
  • Coordinate operational activities and manage material resources projects for the entire organization, i.e., inventory and equipment management.

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Ombudsman (Protecteur du citoyen) Ombudsman address

Position currently vacant. In the interim, the responsibilities of this position are assumed by the Secretary General.

Mandates

Intervene or investigate where there are reasonable grounds to believe that a citizen has suffered damages or that his/her rights have been violated by an act/decision by a Ville de Longueuil official or representative. The Ombudsman can:

  • Defend a citizen's rights with the municipal administration and its managers.
  • Intercede to ensure the citizen receives the municipal services to which he/she is entitled.
  • Intervene to ensure that a citizen is treated fairly and equitably.

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Auditor General (Vérificatrice générale) Auditor General address

Francine Brunette
Francine Brunette
Auditor General

Mandates

The auditor's mission is to report to the Council the results of an independent audit of the accounts and business of the municipality and of the agencies that report to the municipality. This independent audit covers the following:

  • The cost-effective and efficient use of resources;
  • Management accountability;
  • The accuracy of financial reports.

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