Municipal Departments

The administrative component of the municipality, headed by the Director General, is made up of 11 departments providing local services to citizens. They are located in several different buildings in the territory.

Director General's Office

As Director General, Mr. Olivier Van Neste ensures the overall administration of the City. He oversees and coordinates all municipal services with a view to meeting citizens' needs. He is assisted by Assistant Director General Mélissa Côté and reports directly to the Mayor and Municipal Council.

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Olivier Van Neste, Director General

2555 Dutrisac
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 7E6
Tel.: 450-455-3371, ext. 2032
Fax: 450-424-8540

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Mélissa Côté, Assistant Director General

2555 Dutrisac
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 7E6
Tel.: 450-455-3371, ext. 2010
Fax: 450-424-8540

Land Use

This department is made up of the Urban Planning Division, the Permits and Inspections Division and the Municipal Patrol Section.

The Urban Planning Division ensures the coherence of the territory's development in harmony with the City's objectives of guaranteeing, among other things, the quality of life of residents while promoting the emergence of innovative solutions to meet major urban challenges.

The Permits and Inspections Division works in collaboration with its citizens in the process of obtaining a permit and ensures the application of municipal by-laws through inspections and surveillance throughout the territory.

The Municipal Patrol ensures proactive monitoring in order to protect people and property and ensures compliance with municipal regulations in force throughout the territory. On the road seven days a week, it guarantees support, via the 311 network, of all non-urgent intervention requests.

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Marie Claude Gauthier, Director

2555 Dutrisac
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 7E6
Tel.: 450-455-3371
Fax: 450-424-8540


The mission of this department is to ensure effective communication between the municipal government and its audiences: citizens, media, employees, organizations and businesses. Its main responsibilities include internal and external communications, media relations, advertising, promotion, protocol, organization of certain public activities, management of the City's visual identity, development and updating of the website, social media, and production of documents for public distribution.

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France Lavoie, Director

2555 Dutrisac
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 7E6
Tel.: 450-455-3371
Fax: 450-424-8540

Engineering and Environment

The Engineering Division is mainly responsible for planning infrastructure, construction and maintenance projects, preparing the related drawings, specifications and cost estimates, ensuring administrative control of project execution, and overseeing all construction and rehabilitation of infrastructure, buildings and roads.

The Environment Section provides support and expertise in environmental management and sustainable development of the territory. It sees to the development, implementation and revision of policies, procedures and awareness programs for environmental protection. It also provides front-line service for citizens by offering advice on environmental matters.

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Christine Ouimet, Director

2555 Dutrisac
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 7E6
Tel.: 450-455-3371
Fax: 450-424-8540

Water Department

The Water Department is responsible for the operation and management of water treatment facilities for the entire territory of the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion. 

The treatment and distribution of drinking water is handled by a filtration plant, ten wells and five pumping stations or booster stations. The Water Department ensures the quality control of the six water supply networks within the territory of Vaudreuil-Dorion and our facilities also supply the cities of Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac and Île-Cadieux. Moreover, together with the Finance and Treasury Department, the Water Department is responsible for the management of water meters. 

In terms of environmental protection, wastewater treatment is carried out by a main treatment plant and two secondary treatment plants. Some twenty pumping stations ensure the proper functioning of the various sanitary and storm sewer systems. The Water Department is also responsible for the regulatory application and quality control of wastewater discharges from industries, businesses and institutions in the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion. 

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Christian Gendron, Director

Filtration Plant
2530 Paul-Gérin-Lajoie
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 9H8
Tel.: 450-455-3371, option 9
Fax: 450-424-8570

Finance and Treasury

The principal mission of the Finance and Treasury Department is to ensure effective and efficient management of the City's finances and administrative policies while ensuring strict application of the Cities and Towns Act and the Municipal Taxation Act, among others. This department is responsible for financial management, taxation, collection of all City revenue, expenditure accounting, payment of invoices and payroll treatment.

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Marco Pilon, Treasurer

2555 Dutrisac
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 7E6
Tel.: 450-455-3371, option 7
Fax: 450-424-8540 

Clerk’s Office and Legal Affairs

The Clerk’s Office and Legal Affairs Department provides the legal and administrative support necessary to Municipal Council meetings and their follow-up, in particular by preparing and distributing the agenda and minutes. It's also in charge of the procedures for bylaw adoption, tendering and bid opening, and publishes the public notices required by law. It receives and manages claims against the City. As the designated person in charge of access to documents, the Clerk receives and responds to requests in that connection. The Clerk keeps all City records and conducts auctions of properties with unpaid property taxes. Lastly, the Clerk acts as chair in all municipal elections and referendums.

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Mélissa Côté, Interim Clerk and Director

2555 Dutrisac
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 7E6
Tel.: 450-455-3371
Fax: 450-424-8540

Information Technology and Geomatics

The Information Technology and Geomatics Department advises municipal departments and provides all IT-related services (software updates, deployment of new applications, management of IT assets, training, etc.). It's also responsible for keeping the City up to date in geomatics. Geomatics consists in gathering descriptive and geographic data, as well as data on land use, systems management, environment and public safety, to provide a highly accurate picture of the municipality that can be used to ensure better management of the territory.

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Christian Champagne, Director

2555 Dutrisac
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 7E6
Tel.: 450-455-3371
Fax: 450-424-8540

Recreation and Culture

The mandate of this department is to provide quality services related to the arts, culture, documentation, recreation and community life. It supports organizations in the community so that citizens can have access to a variety of activities. It also manages the municipal library, which offers documentary resources in various forms to meet citizens' needs in terms of education, information, culture and recreation.

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Vincent Bastien, Director

3093 de la Gare, suite B-230
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 9R2
Tel.: 450-455-3371
Fax: 450-424-3270

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department supports the municipal organization in its mission to provide citizens with excellent services.

As a support service, it helps implement management practices that will attract and motivate competent, engaged employees. Guided by the City's values of respect, teamwork, leadership, integrity and efficiency, it offers its expertise in hiring and staffing, labour relations, occupational health and safety, and organizational development, compensation and benefits, as well as the implementation of social legislation, such as the Pay Equity Act and the Act respecting equal access to employment.

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Isabelle Bureau, Director

190 Saint-Charles
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 2L3
Tel.: 450-455-3371, ext. 2061
Fax: 450-424-8566

Fire Department

The Fire Department ensures the protection of people and property throughout the territory of Vaudreuil-Dorion. It manages firefighting services, develops and implements safety programs, and responds to emergency situations. It responds to various types of calls, including fires, traffic or boating accidents, and hazardous material spills. 

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Terry Rousseau, Director

500 Forbes
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 0R1
Tel.: 450-455-3371, option 8
Fax: 450-455-2385

Public Works

This department is responsible for the efficient and preventive maintenance of parks, green spaces, sports facilities, aqueduct and sewers networks, and roads and signage. It also ensures sound management of all municipal facilities, buildings, machinery, and equipment. It is also responsible for contract management and procurement.

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Tommy Thibault, Director

205 Valois
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 1T2
Tel.: 450-455-3371, option 3
Fax: 450-424-8590

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