Deputy City Manager's Office

The Deputy City Manager is the second-in-command, acting for the City Manager in their absence. Other key responsibilities include: 

  • Leading a variety of corporate-wide initiatives
  • Providing support to all departments in their delivery of projects and initiatives 
  • Assisting with the function of the City Manager’s Office 

The Deputy City Manager’s office oversees Coquitlam Fire/Rescue Services and Economic Development, including the Film Office and Tourism. 

Economic Development

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop, manage and implement a variety of Economic Development strategic initiatives in an effort to promote, attract and grow the local business community
  • Market the competitive advantage of the City and its businesses and attracting investors, tourists and film productions
  • Support the City’s Business LinQ program to support, expand and retain new and existing businesses
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders such as provincial/federal government agencies, international trade offices, real estate firms, industry associations and others