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Organizations: Municipal Affairs Tags: Alberta municipal officials

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May 6, 2021

Description

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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February 8, 2021

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The Municipal Officials Directory contains up-to-date contact information on municipal officials for Alberta municipalities, Special Areas, Metis Settlements, regional services commissions, local government associations, and other organizations. The Municipal Officials Search website also...


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January 1, 2021

Description

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 guidelines need to be established for a suggested retention schedule for the disposition of a number of...


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January 1, 2021

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This manual will assist councillors and the general public in municipalities across Alberta in understanding the provisions relating to pecuniary interest. This document is to be used in conjunction with the Municipal Government Act and follows the various procedures as set out in legislation.


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June 1, 2020

Description

This updated guide provides suggested procedures for developing a record of municipal meeting activities and legislative actions.


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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.


Views: 437
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May 29, 2020

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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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.


Views: 570
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December 15, 2017

Description

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...


Views: 1067
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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...