The Municipality of French River, in preserving its natural heritage and environment, sustains a high quality of life for its citizens, and advances the community’s interests in an accountable, transparent and efficient manner through friendly, personalized service and consistent, two way communication.
The Municipality of French River is a vibrant, welcoming and family-based community that is committed to positive, sustainable growth. A scenic environment, friendliness of neighbours, diversity of cultures and small town feel make French River the community of choice to live, work, visit and vacation.
The Municipality of French River retained the services of KPMG LLP in February 2016, to undertake an Operational Review. The intended objectives were:
- To provide an overview and evaluation of the Municipality's operations, staffing and service levels;
- To objectively evaluate the Municipality's operating effectiveness and efficiency, using consultations with staff, comparative analysis and process mapping; and
- To identify potential opportunities for Council's consideration for changes that will maintain adequate service levels while allowing for the achievement of long-term sustainability for the Municipality.
On September 14th, 2016, Council received an interim progress report by KPMG. The Power Point presentation is available here.
The Final Report presented March 2, 2017 outlines the results of the analysis, which provides for 12 potential Opportunities for Council’s consideration.The considerations for the implementation of the Opportunities and their prioritization are reported to Council on a monthly basis or as necessary, additional information on the items are available within the Council Agenda Packages and Minutes or by contacting Management.