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January 1, 2007

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


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January 1, 2016

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Ministerial Order No. MSL:032/15 requires each municipality to submit a Statistical Information Return to Alberta Municipal Affairs. The return must be signed by the Chief Administrative Officer or a Duly Authorized Signing Officer certifying that the information contained in the return is...


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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 31, 2017

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Explanation of requirements under The Municipal Government Act (MGA).


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January 1, 2013

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This manual has been developed to assist you in conducting an election in accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act and its amendments. All references to sections of the Act in this manual are to the Local Authorities Election Act as amended unless otherwise stated. As well, this manual...


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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 interests you may have. The Municipal Government Act (MGA) describes pecuniary interest and sets out the...


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January 1, 2013

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Congratulations on your election to council. This booklet presents an overview of your responsibilities as a municipal councillor and is intended to help you to understand the powers and duties of a municipal council.


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June 14, 2010

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The Government of Alberta is committed to the enhanced long-term viability and accountability of municipalities and their communities. As part of this commitment, Municipal Affairs, in consultation with rural and urban municipal associations, has developed the Municipal Sustainability Strategy...


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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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Section 7 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) sets out the general jurisdiction to pass bylaws. This general jurisdiction gives broad authority to municipalities to develop bylaws unique to each municipality. Councils are expected to act in good faith and in the public interest when creating...


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


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


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May 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, and to supplement and explain specific sections or applications of the MGA.


Last Modified

August 1, 2015

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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 is not a legal document. It is only a brief summary of the petitioning requirements. Do not base...


Last Modified

January 1, 2017

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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.


Last Modified

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. This is not a legal document. It is only a brief summary of the petitioning requirements. Do...


Last Modified

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.