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Municipal Water Policy on Wetlands

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Resolution Category: 
Policy Paper 1
Adopted - Active
AUMA Board of Directors
Active Clauses: 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the AUMA 2013 General Assembly approve the municipal water policies.

Whereas Clauses: 

WHEREAS in 2012 the AUMA Board of Directors issued the mandate of developing Municipal Water Policies and approved advancing polices over a number of years with 2013 policies focused on wetlands;

WHEREAS AUMA developed policy statements and sought members’ input through the Water Network, Digest articles, a webinar and the June Mayors’ Caucus; and

WHEREAS at its August meeting, the AUMA Board of Directors considered members’ input and adopted the policies for consideration at the 2013 Convention.

Government Response: 

January 2014 (Environment and Sustainable Resource Development) The Government of Alberta appreciates the contributions of AUMA to the development and implementation of the new Alberta Wetland Policy. There is considerable alignment between the provincial policy and AUMAâ??s policies. The province will engage AUMA and its members in implementation of the Alberta Wetland Policy

AUMA Notes: 

AUMA considers this response

AUMA Comments: 
Considers government response

2013 Municipal Water Policy on Wetlands
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