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Petition to your council : information for the general public, elected officials and municipal officers

Description

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 protection of personal information in petitions, who may petition, what can be petitioned, the number of petitioners required, other general requirements, the role of a petition witness, determining whether a petition is sufficient, and council’s response to a sufficient petition.

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Alberta municipal officials municipal resource handbook municipalities petitions

Title and publication information

Type
Guide
Alternative Title

Information for the general public, elected officials and municipal officers

Alternative Title

Information handout on petitions intended for council

Extent

16 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Municipal Affairs

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Government
Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Resource Dates

Date Created

2017-10-25

Date Added

2017-10-27T21:45:40.427282

Date Modified

2017-10-25

Date Issued

2017-10-25

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460136317

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Municipal Affairs. Municpal Capacity Building

Contact Email

ma.lgsmail@gov.ab.ca