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Organizations: Municipal Affairs Audience: General Public Information Type: publications Tags: municipal resource handbook Alberta municipal officials municipalities

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May 6, 2021

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Each year, each municipality must prepare and submit an annual Statistical Information Return (SIR), which must be signed by the Chief Administrative Officer, or duly authorized signing officer. ...


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January 1, 2021

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In section 214 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) there is provision for a council to pass a bylaw regarding the destruction of records and documents in the municipality. Therefore, some ...


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March 1, 2018

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The intent of this document is to identify those areas of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) relating to petitions, and to supplement and explain specific sections or applications of the MGA.


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October 25, 2017

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The intent of this document is to identify those areas of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) relating to petitions to council, and to supplement and explain the petitioning requirements. Topics ...


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February 1, 2017

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This manual will assist returning officers and other election officials in municipalities across Alberta with their election processes and procedures. This document may also be accessed by members ...


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January 1, 2017

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This guide will provide some suggested procedures that have proven to be effective in other municipalities for developing a record of meeting activities and legislative actions.


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July 1, 2016

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Although the Municipal Government Act (MGA) does not outline the contents of the agenda for council meetings, there are several suggested best practices to consider which would allow the meeting ...


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July 1, 2016

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The intent of this document is to identify those areas of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) relating to petitions to council, and to supplement and explain specific sections or applications of ...


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July 1, 2016

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In-camera is a legal term meaning “in private”. When a council goes in-camera, it means that the council meeting(s) (as defined in the Municipal Government Act (MGA)) is closed to the public.


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September 1, 2015

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Presents the ministry acronyms and abbreviations list used in the municipal resource handbook


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October 1, 2014

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In section 214 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) there is provision for a council to pass a bylaw regarding the destruction of records and documents in the municipality. Therefore, some ...


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January 1, 2014

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The intent of this document is to identify those areas of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) relating to petitions, and to supplement and explain specific sections or applications of the MGA. This ...


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October 1, 2013

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Alberta’s municipal councillors have a strong record of public service to their communities. As a public servant, you are responsible for upholding the public interest ahead of any private ...


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June 1, 2013

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Although the Municipal Government Act (MGA) does not outline the contents of the agenda for council meetings, there are several suggested best practices to consider which would allow the meeting ...


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May 1, 2013

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This summary has been prepared by Alberta Municipal Affairs as a reference document. It outlines the various Provincial Statutes and Regulations that authorize municipalities to add unpaid costs ...


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January 1, 2013

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This manual has been developed to assist you in conducting an election in accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act and its amendments. All references to sections of the Act in this ...


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January 1, 2013

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Congratulations on your election to council. This booklet presents an overview of your responsibilities as a municipal councillor and is intended to help you to understand the powers and duties of ...


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May 1, 2011

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Section 276 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) requires every municipality to prepare its annual financial statements in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles for ...


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June 14, 2010

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This report sets out recommendations of the Municipal Sustainability Strategy Working Group. The Working Group was formed to provide input to the Minister of Municipal Affairs for the development ...


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July 1, 2007

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The intent of this document is to identify those areas of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) relating to petitions, and to supplement and explain specific sections or applications of the MGA. This ...