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Topics: Government Organizations: Municipal Affairs Tags: Alberta municipal officials municipal resource handbook

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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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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 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 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

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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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July 1, 2017

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A description of the expected duties of a councillor in a municipality.


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


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January 31, 2017

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Explanation of requirements under The Municipal Government Act (MGA).


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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.