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March 1, 2013

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Municipal Resource Handbook - Interpretation Bulletins present the interpretation of related law and regulations


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June 1, 2017

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


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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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July 1, 2014

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All municipalities, at some point, will have to hire a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Hiring a CAO will be a result of a vacancy that may be caused by a retirement, resignation, death, relocation or termination. Under the MGA a municipality must appoint one or more persons to the...


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January 1, 2014

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The Municipal Government Act requires that every municipal council must establish the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and provide an annual written performance evaluation of the CAO. This publication explains the role of the CAO and the purpose of a performance appraisal. It then...


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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 guide is to help inform candidates seeking nomination and election in municipal elections in Alberta. The guide compliments the Local Authorities Election Act. Members of the general public and election officials may also use the guide to better understand requirements of candidates and...


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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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March 1, 2013

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Guidelines for candidates running in municipal elections including banking rules, qualifications, nominations, etc. 2013 revisions.


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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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May 1, 2014

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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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February 1, 2015

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The manual contains a list of mandatory requirements for conducting a census, as well as a number of guidelines and recommendations. The first sections of the manual describe the authority for conducting a municipal census, the role of the municipal council, and how to apply the Freedom of...


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January 1, 2013

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The Municipal Census Manual provides a step-by-step guide for census taking at the municipal level. It assists census coordinators and enumerators in complying with the Determination of Population Regulation and all other procedures and policies related to the census. The manual contains a list...


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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...