Management and administration
Municipal Manager’s Office
He is the link between elected representatives and municipal staff.
The daily management of the municipality is the responsibility of a team of professionals from different fields who see to the implementation of the decisions of the City Council and the proper functioning of the various services. With a population of over 16,000, there are many projects, but so is energy.
- Daniel Hachey
People who also report to the Municipal Manager's Office:
- Susie Benoit-Finance Director
- Marcel R. Basque, Public Works Director
- Daniel Haché, Recreational and Sporting Activities Director
- Joey Thibodeau, Municipal Clerk
- Jean-Pierre Losier, Legal Files Director
- Scott Myles, Civil Security Director
- Leon Ross, Protection Services Manager / Fire Chief
- André Leclair, Communications Director
- Stéphanie Sonier, Wellness and Active Life Coordinator
- Aziz Essalhi, Environmental Director
Management of the Municipality's budgets.
Tracadie's operating budget for 2019 is $ 14,014 million and its tax base is $ 1,036 billion. The tax rate for 2019 ranges from $ 1.50 for urban neighborhoods and $ 0.90 for rural neighborhoods from the $ 100 valuation.
To keep its activities running, the municipality has approximately 46 permanent employees, to which are added 12 seasonal employees and approximately 40 part-time and student employees.
Public works department
Planning, design and maintenance of water infrastructure and distribution.
Our engineering and public works department takes care of our internal road network, its planning and everything related to water and sewage. Our team is continually on the job to ensure the quality of life and security of our citizens and to respond to urgent situations when they arise.
Recreational and sporting activities
Management of sports facilities, parks and events of the Municipality.
The Municipalité régionale de Tracadie has several leisure and sports facilities.
The team works to develop recreational and sports events for the municipality, in addition to taking care of the following facilities:
- Complexe S.A. Dionne Arena and Regional pool
- Outdoor sports
- Day summer camp
- Marché Centre-Ville Market
- Municipal parks
- Pond Hockey
The Municipalité régionale de Tracadie is recognized as an MADA (Age-Friendly Municipality). A MADA meets the needs of the elderly in terms of security, leisure and rural development. These actions provide better networking for seniors and break the isolation of those who suffer. In an MADA, a culture of social inclusion for seniors is developing. The policies, services and structures that affect built and social environments are designed to support seniors and help them age by staying active.
An MADA is a municipality which:
- curbs ageism;
- knows how to adapt its policies, services and structures;
- promotes the participation of seniors;
- is based on concertation and mobilization of the whole community.
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Fire Department and Civil Security
Fire safety, civil security, policing services, by law enforcement and animal control
The fire department is made up of approximately 35 firefighters both full and part time. They are currently responding to calls for service from two stations located in Tracadie and Tracadie Beach. Our firefighters respond to many different types of emergencies such as fires, motor vehicle accidents, off-road vehicle accidents, hazardous material spills, water rescue, auto extraction (jaws of life), just to name a few.
Our firefighters are required to pass a physical aptitude test and they attend ongoing and continuous training to keep their skills at the high level required to adequately serve and protect the citizens of the Municipalité régionale de Tracadie.
The Civil Security Department informs and advises management as to the strategic direction of the fire service in areas such as fiscal responsibility, fire prevention, emergency measures and response.
Policing services are provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Bylaw enforcement and animal control services are provided by a full-time bylaw officer