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Legal and Council Support Services

Legal Services

Provides a full range of legal advice and support to Municipal Council, its Committees and internal departments relating to the Town's business and operations.

Insurance and Risk Management

Administers the Town's insurance portfolio while working proactively on a risk management program designed to protect Town resources from unexpected losses and avoid harm to persons and property.

Real Estate

Administers the acquisition and disposal of property on behalf of the Town, finalizes registration of subdivisions, site plan and other development agreements, and ensures that the administrative and legislative requirements have been met.


  • Prepares agendas, minutes, by-laws and resolutions for Council meetings
  • Coordinates deputations for Council meetings
  • Acts as Commissioner of Oaths
  • Issues marriage licences
  • Performs marriage ceremonies
  • Issues licences for lotteries, break open tickets, raffles and bazaars
  • Processes Freedom of Information requests
  • Maintains Town official records

Municipal Election

Administers the Town of East Gwillimbury municipal elections

Please note that the Town is the sole client and the department cannot provide legal advice to the public on any legal matters.