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23 results found for: "Municipal government--Alberta--Handbooks, manuals, etc."

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June 15, 2020

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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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.


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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 to prepare for a closed meeting, what can and should not be discussed, and how to record discussion.


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October 11, 2019

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This guide provides information to the public on what matters they can petition the Minister of Municipal Affairs, how they can complete a petition, and provides information on what happens to a petition after it is received by the Minister.


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September 30, 2019

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Information bulletins highlights changes and key municipal dates that may affect the municipal operation.


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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 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.


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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....


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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.


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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.