Open Government Program

All Resources

Search a listing of Government of Alberta open datasets and publications. Can’t find what you are looking for? Suggest a resource.

24 results

Organizations: Municipal Affairs Tags: Alberta municipal officials municipalities municipal resource handbook

Views: 105
Last Modified

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.


Views: 41
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.


Views: 185
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...


Views: 154
Last Modified

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...


Views: 260
Last Modified

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....


Views: 34
Last Modified

January 1, 2017

Description

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.


Views: 16
Last Modified

July 1, 2016

Description

Although the Municipal Government Act (MGA) does not outline the contents of the agenda for council meetings, there are several suggested best practices to consider which would allow the meeting to run smoothly and to meet the requirements for council meetings that are outlined in sections 192 -...


Views: 49
Last Modified

July 1, 2016

Description

In-camera is a legal term meaning “in private”. When a council goes in-camera, it means that the council meeting(s) (as defined in the Municipal Government Act (MGA)) is closed to the public.


Views: 44
Last Modified

July 1, 2016

Description

Section 7 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) sets out the general jurisdiction to pass bylaws. 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...


Views: 37
Last Modified

July 1, 2016

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 specific sections or applications of the MGA.