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Organizations: Municipal Affairs Publication Type: Guide Tags: municipalities

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February 13, 2019

Description

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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Last Modified

January 31, 2019

Description

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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Last Modified

December 1, 2018

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An annual audit program, involving submissions of data from municipalities to Alberta Municipal Affairs, checks for compliance with regulated assessment standards. The annual submission contains the information about every assessable property in the municipality for the purposes of conducting the...


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Last Modified

December 1, 2018

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Alberta Municipal Affairs audit program checks assessment data submitted by municipalities for compliance with regulated assessment standards. These guidelines set out direction for recording & reporting information for assessment audits & equalized assessments; and directions for...


Views: 426
Last Modified

October 1, 2018

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The purpose of this guide is to provide a quick reference to the roles and responsibilities of a municipal chief administrative officer (CAO) and to the legislation that affects municipalities. This guide contains information on legislative requirements for council minutes, bylaws, public access...


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Last Modified

May 1, 2018

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The MSI is the Province of Alberta's commitment to provide significant long-term funding to enhance municipal sustainability and to enable municipalities to meet the demands of growth. Municipalities determine projects and activities to be funded by the MSI based on local priorities, within the...


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Last Modified

May 1, 2018

Description

The MSI is the Province of Alberta's commitment to provide significant long-term funding to enhance municipal sustainability and to enable municipalities to meet the demands of growth. Municipalities determine projects and activities to be funded by the MSI based on local priorities, within the...


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Last Modified

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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Last Modified

December 15, 2017

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Minutes are important and vital documents. The minutes of a council or council committee meeting form the legal record of council actions, and provide the authorization for administration to implement decisions. As a public record, minutes also provide an open and transparent disclosure of...


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Last Modified

October 25, 2017

Description

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...