Mayor and City Council
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Mayor and City Council

Drew Dilkens became Mayor of Windsor in December of 2014.

  • The Mayor is the Head of Council and t​he Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Corporation of the City of Windsor.
  • As Head of Council he presides over all meetings of Council. The Mayor ensures that the laws governing the Municipality are properly executed and obeyed.
  • The Mayor has primary responsibility for seeing that the policies of the Municipality are implemented, and he works closely with Council to ensure that this occurs.
  • As CEO, the Mayor has responsibility for all actions taken on behalf of the municipal corporation. The Mayor has ultimate authority for directing municipal spending priorities in accordance with local needs and preferences, and oversees the Municipality's administration to ensure that all actions taken by administration are consistent with Council policies.
  • From time to time the Mayor must communicate to Council recommendations that tend to the improvement of the finances, health, security, cleanliness, and comfort of the Municipality. 

20-Year Strategic Vision

  • Your Mayor and Council are committed to changing the future of Windsor. Since the start of the term, Council has worked collaboratively to build on the past successes of previous Councils, while also looking ahead to the future. The shared goal is for our community to succeed.
  • Council is embarking on a 20-Year Strategic Vision, that will provide a reasonable picture of where we headed as a city. It will be the cornerstone of the for the City's future for this term of Council and beyond. Windsor can have a bright future, but to get there we need to shape and plan our tomorrows. Visit the 20-Year Strategic Vision section of our website for the full report to learn more, starting with what Council sees as the three main goals for the next 20 years:

Addresses by Mayor Drew Dilkens

  • 2014 Inaugural Address:

Mayor's Office Contact 

350 City Hall Square West
P.O. Box 1607
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 6S1
Phone: (519) 255-6315
Fax: (519) 255-7796