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August 8, 2018
You never realize quite how busy you are until you try to pack everything your organization has accomplished into an annual report. As I look through the 2017 Annual Report for AUMA and AMSC, I am beyond impressed with what we managed to do in a...
August 8, 2018
The Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) legislation (passed June 6, 2018) is a voluntary program that makes it easier for Alberta municipalities to help residents make affordable energy efficiency or renewable energy upgrades to private property....
August 1, 2018
AUMA has developed the Tracking the Costs of Cannabis Legalization Tool to support municipalities in tracking the costs associated with cannabis legalization. This tool is now available on AUMA’s cannabis webpage. We understand that tracking these...
August 1, 2018
AUMA’s 2018 Resolutions Book has been published on the Resolution section of the AUMA website.  The resolutions will be debated and voted on during the 2018 AUMA Convention taking place in Red Deer from September 26 to 28. The resolutions will be...

Happening now

August 8, 2018
The Society to Prevent Dutch Elm Disease (STOPDED) is a non-profit organization whose mandate is to preserve and protect Alberta's elm trees from Dutch Elm Disease (DED). Members include federal, provincial and municipal representatives, nursery...
August 8, 2018
The Alberta Water Council (AWC) is currently undertaking a project looking at documenting existing Source Water Protection (SWP) approaches and providing guidance for protecting public, private, and individual drinking water sources in Alberta. AWC...
August 1, 2018
Alberta Municipal Affairs and the Safety Codes Council released a new STANDATA for the Electrical Code. This STANDATA provides clarification on solar photovoltaic dc arc fault protection and how this relates to rodent protection requirements. For...
July 25, 2018
Registration is now open for additional Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) training sessions in the following locations: Camrose September 18-19, 2018 Westlock October 3-4, 2018 Peace River October 10-11, 2018 Lethbridge October 24-25,...

In your community

August 8, 2018
The Government of Alberta is seeking up to 25 people to join a new Anti-Racism Advisory Council that will advise the Minister of Education on how to combat racism and implement the new anti-racism initiatives being rolled out as part of the ‘Taking...
August 1, 2018
Each year, AUMA hosts two Municipal Leaders’ Caucuses. The spring Caucus takes place in Edmonton to facilitate attendance by Ministers and MLAs, and the summer Caucus is hosted by a different Alberta community each year. Summer Caucus takes place...
July 18, 2018
Submitted by Alberta Culture and Tourism Across the province, ordinary people are doing extraordinary things that make our communities the kind of vibrant, welcoming places in which we can all take pride. These people are Alberta volunteers -...
July 11, 2018
In fall 2017, Alberta’s Minister of Education consulted community organizations across Alberta about how to overcome issues of racism. The consultation led to the release of a report on June 27, 2018, that outlines 12 recommendations including a...