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Language: English (Canadian) Tags: Alberta municipal officials Formats: PDF Topics: Government Audience: Government Information Type: publications Organizations: Municipal Affairs

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October 1, 2020

Description

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 of the public and potential candidates who are seeking to better understand the election process....


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June 15, 2020

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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. The SIR is typically required to be submitted to Municipal Affairs by May 1 in each year. In 2017, the...


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June 1, 2020

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This guide provides the basic principles for developing municipal bylaws that are under the authority provided to municipal councils as set out by Section 7 of the Municipal Government Act. The information found in this guide is meant to be for information only and has no legislative sanction.


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May 29, 2020

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Describes the use of closed meetings by municipal councils. Explains what is considered a closed meeting under the Municipal Government Act, under what authority a council can close a meeting, how to prepare for a closed meeting, what can and should not be discussed, and how to record discussion.


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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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This booklet presents an overview of the responsibilities of a municipal councillor and is intended to help newly-elected councillors to understand the powers and duties of a municipal council as a whole and an individual councillor. It also provides the context of the Chief Administrative...


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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 covered include: What constitutes a petition within the context of this document and the MGA, the...


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October 1, 2017

Description

Describes the use of closed meetings by municipal councils. Explains what is considered a closed meeting under the Municipal Government Act, under what authority a council can close a meeting, how to prepare for a closed meeting, what can and should not be discussed, and how to record discussion.


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February 1, 2017

Description

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 of the public and potential candidates who are seeking to better understand the election process....