District government in Muskoka is organized in a two-tier system. The District Municipality of Muskoka forms the upper-tier, working closely with six Area Municipalities who make up the other tier. Both levels collaborate and align services to achieve cost efficiencies and best serve residents and visitor to Muskoka.
Operations of the District are overseen by the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and managed by the following departments:
Social Assistance (Ontario Works), Housing, Homelessness Prevention, Seniors Programs and Services, Community Programs, Long-Term Care, and Poverty Reduction
Roads and Bridges, Water, Wastewater, Recycling, and Solid Waste Management
Land Use Planning, Environmental and Watershed Programs, Economic Development, Muskoka Airport, GIS/9-1-1
All departments work together to guarantee that customer requests are met in a professional and timely manner