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Organizations: Municipal Affairs Audience: General Public Information Type: publications Formats: PDF Tags: municipal resource handbook Alberta municipal officials municipalities

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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. 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

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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 guidelines need to be established for a suggested retention schedule for the disposition of a number of...


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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 covered include: What constitutes a petition within the context of this document and the MGA, the...


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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 of the public and potential candidates who are seeking to better understand the election process....


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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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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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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 to run smoothly and to meet the requirements for council meetings that are outlined in sections 192 -...


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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 the MGA.


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September 1, 2015

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