Mayor Bob Kilger of Cornwall Ontario Loses Another CAO as Norm Levac to Retire – Sept 18, 2014

Norm's the guyCORNWALL Ontario – When Norm Levac was announced as CAO after the Paul Fitzpatrick scandal there was some hope from politico’s in the city as Mr. Levac was well liked and respected; but sadly Mr. Levac just took the extra college money for his kids for a few years and is now heading off to retirement.

During his brief tenure taxes went up in our city; laws were broken including this writer being illegally removed from council (still before the courts) Mr. Levac also has silently allowed the Harbour Tanks to allowed to be installed on our waterfront and has refused to come clean on what occurred on his watch with Economic Development’s role in the scandal.

With an election little more than a month away it should be interesting to see who the new council will choose to head management as well as if that person will simply be another puppet for a very corrupt mayor or council or a new change.

Below is Mayor Kilger’s release on Mr. Levac’s retirement.

Mayor Bob Kilger announced today that Chief Administrative Officer Norm Levac will be retiring. His final day in the position will be at the end of December.

“It is with mixed emotions that I accept Mr. Levac’s retirement notice,” said Mayor Kilger. “His leadership and experience in the municipal government sector will be sorely missed. On behalf of Council, I would like to thank Mr. Levac for his many years of service with the City of Cornwall and wish him well in his retirement.”

Mr. Levac has served with the City of Cornwall for nearly 30 years. Prior to becoming CAO in January 2013, he headed up the City’s Infrastructure and Municipal Works Department.

During his tenure, Mr. Levac has been involved with a number of key initiatives. Some of them include the development of the City of Cornwall Strategic Plan, upgrades to the Water Purification Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant (which is now ongoing), the expansion of the Cornwall Business Park, the implementation of the Cornwall Blueprint, implementing the concept of asset management and related asset management plans and the advancement of the City’s public transit system.

“I’ve been fortunate to work with a great team of people who are committed to moving Cornwall forward,” said Mr. Levac. “I would like to thank all City employees for the work they do each and every day to make Cornwall a better place to live.”

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  1. Surprise, surprise. Is he abandoning a sinking ship?

  2. Some time ago I said that one day we will see the rats abandon the ship and I am not kidding. Maybe Levac feels that Bare Ass will not be re-elected and wants out before all hell breaks loose. Levac knows something and wants out very fast before he and others are caught with their paws in the cookie jar.

  3. When the CAO and HR manager were hired it was mentioned by someone that they would not be in their positions long as they were retiring. Jumping ship perhaps. But probablyu a planned jump.

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    A month before an election? Really Hugger?

  5. He isn’t leaving until Dec. 31. When is a good time to announce a CAO’s departure?

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    Hugger, hugger, hugger…

  7. With the CAO and HR manager leaving this is a perfect opportunity for the new mayor and council to go in a new direction, one directed at serving the taxpayers,

  8. One of mom’s favorite sayings was “there is no honor among thieves” and boy there are plenty. We all have to see what is going to happen but what I see so far doesn’t look too good. A lot of people in Cornwall are easily led and they cannot see who is stealing from them. If a new mayor comes in he and his council will have a field day trying to sort out the mess in the books with that Adams woman if she too doesn’t go and flee back to Toronto.

  9. Talk around the water cooler is The Mayor bullied the CAO on a continuous bases people. What really is a slap in the face to the good people of this town, the Mayor has on all his election signs has the word “Leadership” the only leadership he provides are to the people who are just as corrupt as he is and Gilles Latour, you come to mind. Kilger’s sign should read Corruption not Leadership.

    Mayor Kilger is corrupt, and any one who follows is too.

  10. Norm Levac says he’s tired. The question is is he tired physically or tired of dealing with the BS from the mayor and his clique?

  11. I fully agree with you Trailblazer and you set it best. Oh don’t forget Willie the wise old owl who pulled off a Bernie Madoff and ran away with the loot. The people are like sheeple and will not know until a new mayor is elected and comes out with some mighty big shocks for the people. People have to have a good kick in the pants in order to straighten up and when they hear about the truth it will be a good kick for sure. We will see who is going to awaken from the deep slumber.

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