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

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May 6, 2021

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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. ...


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January 1, 2021

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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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May 29, 2020

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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 ...


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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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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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.


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July 1, 2016

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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 ...


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July 1, 2016

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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 specific sections or applications of ...


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July 1, 2016

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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.


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September 1, 2015

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Presents the ministry acronyms and abbreviations list used in the municipal resource handbook


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October 1, 2014

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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 ...


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January 1, 2014

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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. This ...


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October 1, 2013

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Alberta’s municipal councillors have a strong record of public service to their communities. As a public servant, you are responsible for upholding the public interest ahead of any private ...