New employee at the Village of Burns Lake

The Village of Burns Lake is pleased to announce that all positions recently vacant at the office have been filled.

The Village of Burns Lake is pleased to announce that all positions recently vacant at the office have been filled.

Local resident Carla Fox has been hired to fill the position of deputy director of financial services and is already busy learning the ins and outs of local government.

Fox joins the village team with a background in accounting and a widespread knowledge of the community.

Having resided in Burns Lake for the past four and half years, Fox and her family have enjoyed all that the Lakes District has to offer and she is pleased to be able to contribute to the community in a new capacity through her employment with the Village of Burns Lake.

The deputy position is linked to a number of educational components, such as completion of the public administration certificate and will lead into a director of financial services position over the next few years.

Fox will be responsible for all five year financial plan preparations, year end calculations, municipal property tax inquiries, as well as collaborating with council and other local governments regarding financial decisions and best practices.

She will also work closely with each village staff member to determine departmental financial needs and will assist the chief administrative officer with daily operations and special projects.