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Publication Type: Guide Information Type: publications Audience: General Public Formats: PDF Tags: Alberta municipal officials

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September 8, 2021

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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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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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June 1, 2020

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


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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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December 15, 2017

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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 ...


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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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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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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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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 ...


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June 1, 2013

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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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May 1, 2013

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This summary has been prepared by Alberta Municipal Affairs as a reference document. It outlines the various Provincial Statutes and Regulations that authorize municipalities to add unpaid costs ...


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October 1, 2012

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This toolkit was developed as a resource for accessible transportation service providers and those contemplating entering the accessible transportation industry in Alberta.