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Audience: Government General Public Tags: municipal resource handbook

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October 11, 2019

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This guide provides information to the public on what matters they can petition the Minister of Municipal Affairs, how they can complete a petition, and provides information on what happens to a petition after it is received by the Minister.


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September 1, 2019

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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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February 13, 2019

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Ministerial Order No. MSL: 011/19 requires each municipality to prepare the 2018 Statistical Information Return (SIR), which must be signed by the chief administrative officer, or duly authorized signing officer, and submitted to Municipal Affairs by July 2, 2019.


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January 31, 2019

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The Municipal Census Manual provides a step-by-step guide for conducting a census at the municipal level. It assists census coordinators and enumerators in complying with the Determination of Population Regulation and all other procedures and policies related to the census.


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March 1, 2018

Description

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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February 1, 2018

Description

The Municipal Census Manual provides a step-by-step guide for census taking at the municipal level. It assists census coordinators and enumerators in complying with the Determination of Population Regulation and all other procedures and policies related to the census.


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October 25, 2017

Description

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 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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This general jurisdiction gives broad authority to municipalities to develop bylaws unique to each municipality. Councils are expected to act in good faith and in the public interest when creating laws. Municipal administration, who usually drafts bylaws, is expected to act in good faith when...


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October 1, 2017

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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.