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Language: English (Canadian) Tags: Alberta municipal officials Formats: PDF Topics: Government Audience: General Public Government Organizations: Municipal Affairs

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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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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

Description

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 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: 418
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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.


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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...


Views: 1587
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October 25, 2017

Description

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...


Views: 811
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October 1, 2017

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.