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  • 10 Jan 2020 1:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Do you need a refresher on writing or revising a bylaw? The Government of Alberta offers a short guide on the basic principles of bylaws, which includes guidance on the parts of a bylaw and considerations for when a bylaw is passed, amended, or challenged.

  • 10 Jan 2020 1:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Did you know that you can use LGAA’s member portal to post questions to other members? This free service enables you to source helpful information from members across the province. Recent questions posted in the forum include:

    • Request for salary ranges for the position of Assistant CAO
    • Request for animal control bylaws that include animals other than dogs and cats
    • Request for information on electricity franchise fee rates that municipalities are using

    It takes less than two minutes to sign up and you can customize how often you are notified about question forum activity.

  • 10 Oct 2019 11:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Visit the Auma website to learn more about an upcoming webinar series aimed to prepare managers with resources and skills to effectively handle situations around mental health.

    The two webinar sessions are:

    Mental Health & Absence Management
    Wed. Oct. 16 and Wed. Oct. 30 from 10:00 – 11:30 AM Mountain Time

    Promoting a Healthy Workplace
    Wed. Oct. 23 and Wed. Nov. 13 from 10:00 – 11:30 AM Mountain Time

    To register for either session, visit the AUMA registration page

  • 10 Oct 2019 10:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As of September 30th, 2019, Alberta municipalities are now responsible for reviewing and approving private sewage variance applications. To support municipalities understand their role in the variance process, a guidance document for municipalities is now available.

    For more information or to download the Guidance Document, visit the RMA website.

  • 10 Oct 2019 10:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, provided a statement outlining Canada's activities around canola trade with China.

    To view the letter, visit the RMA website.

  • 10 Oct 2019 10:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) has introduced a Political Acumen Toolkit.  It is an online resource, support municipal administrators acrossCanada.  To find out more and to use the toolkit, visit the CAMA website
  • 26 Sep 2019 1:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Mental Illness Awareness Week in Canada, runs from October 6-12.  AUMA and their partner, Sun Life, are pleased to provide an exclusive AUMA members-only series of information sessions.  Find out more on the AUMA website.

  • 26 Sep 2019 1:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The RMA board members had the opportunity to discuss important issues for rural Alberta with Environment and Parks Minister, Hon. Jason Nixon. Visit the RMA website to read the full article and learn about the key areas discussed with Minister Nixon.
  • 26 Sep 2019 1:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Incident investigations are intended to determine the cause of an incident, to identify unsafe conditions or acts, and to recommend corrective actions so that similar incidents don't occur in the future. The purpose is prevention, not blame. It is always important for your organization to investigate incidents on its own to be able to better understand and learn from the incident. But how do you investigate? Read the full article on the RMA website to learn about the six steps to help get your organization moving in the right direction.

  • 26 Sep 2019 1:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Government of Alberta is taking action to help create communities where people with dementia are valued and supported. To read the full article, visit the alberta.ca website.  

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