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  • 23 Apr 2018 3:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The SLGM is co-hosting the 15th Annual Local Government Leadership Forum with a 3 day Civic Excellence: Maximizing Performance course starting on Monday May 14th, 2018 with instructor Gordon McIntosh, PhD, CLGM and Tracey Lorenson. 

    The Society is also bringing accomplished workshop speaker Dr. John Nalbandian (opening plenary) to speak on “High Performing Governance: Bridging the Gap between Political Acceptability and Operational Sustainability”. Hugh Culver will join us on Thursday and will deliver a session “Think, Plan, Act  - How to create extraordinary results in work and life” and a session “Presentation Inspiration – how to inspire and audience to action”.

    For more information, please visit: www.clgm.net

  • 23 Apr 2018 3:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    This is to give notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Society of Local Government Managers of Alberta pursuant to Section 12.2 of the Bylaws of the Society of Local Government Managers of Alberta.

    The Annual General Meeting will be held at 7:30 A.M., Thursday, May 17, 2018, Rockies meeting room, in the Delta Lodge at Kananaskis, Kananaskis, Alberta.

    Linda M. Davies, CLGM
    Executive Director and Registrar

  • 23 Apr 2018 3:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    FCM now offers climate change staff grants for Canadian municipalities with populations of 150,000 or less, providing up to $125,000 over two years to supplement the salary of a new or existing municipal employee who will work on initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or improve adaptation to local climate change impacts.

    Communities can use the funding to dedicate staff to activities such as developing or refreshing climate change adaptation or GHG emissions reduction plans, creating GHG emission inventories or adding climate change practices into daily municipal processes.

  • 23 Apr 2018 3:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Join AUMA on May 3 & 4 in Calgary to discuss hot topics in risk management such as Enterprise Risk Management, Asset Management, and Catastrophic Claims with real examples.

    Network with peers and subject matter experts from across Alberta and learn how to best manage the risks your municipality or organization face.

    For more information, please visit AUMA's event page

  • 23 Apr 2018 2:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Alberta Municipal Affairs is hosting workshops on Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICFs) and Intermunicipal Development Plans (IDPs) in in various locations throughout Alberta over the next few months.  The following dates and locations have been confirmed, with venues and RSVP information to be updated regularly:

    The workshops are designed to provide the opportunity for representatives of bordering municipalities to work directly together and jointly assess what work and strategic approach is needed to complete their ICFs and IDPs by April 1, 2020. 

    Mayors/Reeves and CAOs from each municipality are invited to attend, along with the Mayors and CAOs of bordering municipality/municipalities, to ensure you attend the same workshop and start this important work together. 

    Please coordinate and mark your calendars with the date and location you will be attending with your municipal neighbour(s).

  • 7 Apr 2018 9:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    LGAA is pleased to announce the new 2018/19 Board of Directors. 

    • Kelly Lloyd, President | klloyd@olds.ca
    • Christine Beveridge, 1st Vice President | christine.beveridge@parklandcounty.com
    • Tom Goulden, 2nd Vice President | t.goulden@stonyplain.com

    For a list of zone directors, please click here.

  • 28 Mar 2018 3:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Each year the LGAA presents two $1000.00 scholarships to encourage ongoing professional development in the Local Government Certification Program or professional development in courses related to the municipal field.

    We are still looking for applicants for the scholarship the 2018 year, and we have extended the application to April 30, 2018. 

    Click here to view the application form 

  • 28 Mar 2018 3:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Alberta Municipal Affairs, in partnership with the Local Government Administration Association and the Alberta Rural Municipal Administrators’ Association, will be running  regional training sessions from May 31 to June 28, 2018. 

    Session topics will be selected by registrants through a brief survey. The four topics receiving the most votes via the survey will be the four topics presented at each session. The survey to select the afternoon’s agenda will close May 2nd. 

    Please click here to participate in the survey or to register for the session of your choice.

    Each day will run from 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., with registration opening at 8:15 a.m.

    • May 31: City of Lacombe –- Lacombe Memorial Centre - 5214 50 Avenue
    • June 8: Town of Onoway – Onoway Heritage Centre/Museum - 4708 Lac Ste. Anne Trail N.
    • June 13: Town of Hanna - Hanna Community Hall - 503 - 5th Avenue West
    • June 14: Town of High River – Highwood Memorial Centre - 125 5th Avenue West
    • June 21: Town of Valleyview -– Valleyview Memorial Hall - 4810 50 Street
    • June 28: Town of Two Hills - Centennial Hall - 5301 45 Avenue

    Please note that detailed agendas for each day will be available on the registration site two weeks prior to the first session and will be forwarded to all registrants along with the session materials. Session materials will only be provided in electronic format and, in addition to being included in an email to registrants, will be available for download both at and following the sessions.

  • 27 Feb 2018 11:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The federal government has now publicly confirmed that it will release 25 per cent of cannabis excise tax revenues to support municipal legalization costs. This gets us closer to FCM's goal of securing one third of those revenues as a permanent financial tool for local governments.

    Municipalities are on the front lines of legalizing non-medical cannabis, and our priority is to keep Canadians safe and well-served. The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has prepared information for municipalities about how legalization could affect communities and what municipalities can do to get ready.

  • 16 Feb 2018 2:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The AAMDC, in partnership with the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) and Alberta Municipal Affairs, is pleased to announce the release of two separate tools for municipalities to assist in the implementation of the recent changes to the Municipal Government Act (MGA). The two tools are:

    The revised MGA requires all municipalities to develop a council code of conduct; however, the province has left the details of each municipality’s code of conduct to be determined locally. The MGA also requires that municipalities to develop a public participation policy and a public notification bylaw if they choose to use notification methods beyond the methods that are currently used. These tools provide both background and templates for these important changes.

    If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Policy Analyst, Matt Dow at matt.dow@aamdc.com.

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