Name: Council departments
Description: Information about the Dartford Council's departments and Management Team.

Council departments

Council Structure and Services

Sarah Martin - Chief Officer and Director of Corporate Services

Responsible for Business Continuity, Democratic Services, Elections, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Land Charges, Legal Services, Property Information and GIS, Revs and Bens and Treasury Management.

Peter Dosad - Director of Housing and Public Protection

Responsible for  Bereavement Services, Community Safety, Corporate Maintenance, Emergency Planning,  Enforcement, Environmental Health, Green Agenda, Housing (Landlord Function), Joint Working, Open Spaces, Parking Services, Parks, Private Sector, Recycling Services, Regulatory Services, Safeguarding, Strategic Housing and Waste Collection.

Caroline Hicks - Director of Growth and Community

Responsible for Asset Management, Building Control, Business Support, Communications, Corporate Policy, Culture, Customer Services, Economic Development, Elders Forum,  Events, Health, Leisure, Markets, Major Projects, Planning  and Youth Council.

Head of Paid Service - Sarah Martin

Responsible for the management of staff.

Head of Legal Services & Monitoring Officer - Marie Kelly-Stone

Responsible for ensuring the legality and fairness of the Council's decision-making and the promotion of ethics within the Council.

Head of Finance & Section 151 Officer - Tim Sams

Responsible for the financial affairs of the Council.

Last Updated: 18th May 2021