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October 25, 2017

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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 laws. Municipal administration, who usually drafts bylaws, is expected to act in good faith when...


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June 14, 2010

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This report sets out recommendations of the Municipal Sustainability Strategy Working Group. The Working Group was formed to provide input to the Minister of Municipal Affairs for the development of a strategy to improve the long-term viability of municipalities across the province.


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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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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 implement decisions. As a public record, minutes also provide an open and transparent disclosure of...


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October 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.


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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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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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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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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 a whole and an individual councillor. It also provides the context of the Chief Administrative...