General Manager and Directors
Mosman Council administration is organised into three departments that report to the General Manager.
The General Manager of Mosman Council is Mr V H R May PSM.
Diane Lawrence – Community Development Department*
The Community Development Department manages a wide range of services and facilities that support and enhance the lives of residents of Mosman. These include the Mosman Library, Seniors’ Centre, Youth Centre, Art Gallery & Cultural Centre, Family Day Care, Occasional Child Care, Before & After School Care, Meals on Wheels and Community Restaurant, and Community Transport. Many of these services are provided with the assistance of dedicated volunteers, who donate their time and effort to the community.
The Community Development Department is also responsible for social and cultural planning, organizing and coordinating special events such as the annual Mosman Festival and monthly Mosman Markets, and providing advice and assistance to the business community.
Max Glyde – Corporate Services Department
Corporate Services provides management support to Councillors and Council staff, as well as a range of services to the community. It comprises the Governance, Financial Services, Information Technology Services and Business Systems Branches including Document Management and the Ranger Services section which is the regulatory arm of Council.
The Director Corporate Services is Council’s appointed Public Officer, Risk Manager and Government Information (Public Access) Officer. Among other duties, the Public Officer deals with requests from the public concerning the Council’s affairs and has the responsibility of assisting people gain access to Council’s public documents and responding to complaints against Council.
John Carmichael – Environment & Planning Department
Environment and Planning fulfils a range of tasks relating to:
- regulatory development and building activities;
- environmental health and education programs and services including provision of domestic and commercial waste and recycling services, street sweeping and beach and reserve cleaning;
- strategic urban planning and heritage advisory services; and
- engineering and asset management functions covering diverse items such as roads and traffic improvements, stormwater drainage, sea-walls and jetties, parks and gardens, play equipment, public buildings and structures, playing fields and bushland areas.