Information for Administrators

We've collected some of our most popular links for Municipal Administrators below.

Alberta Rural Municipal Administrators' Association

ARMAA is a fraternal organization which brings together the senior administrative staff of Alberta's rural municipalities.

Alberta Joint Emergency Preparedness Program and Application Instructions

The Alberta Joint Emergency Preparedness Program (JEPP) is designed to provide financial assistance to communities on a cost-shared basis to fund projects that will develop or enhance a regional emergency response capability.

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association

The AUMA is an association of the urban municipalities in Alberta. It provides leadership in advocating local government interests to the provincial government and other organizations, and provides services that address the needs of its membership.

Alberta Emergency Alerts

Alberta Emergency Alert is designed to provide critical, life-saving information to Albertans when emergencies or disasters occur. Alberta Emergency Alert is a voluntary program for both municipal and broadcast media partners. Alerts are issued by authorized users, designated and trained emergency personnel in the area as well as Environment Canada and other public safety partners.

Fire Commissioner's Office

The Fire Commissioner's Office promotes all aspects of fire protection to reduce deaths, injuries and property losses due to fire in Alberta. The Office of the Fire Commissioner's (OFC) activities include the following:

  • providing technical advisory services to Alberta communities and organizations that deliver fire and emergency response and prevention services for citizens
  • coordinating high-quality, uniform training and certification standards for Alberta’s fire rescue and search and rescue personnel
  • provides various public safety education campaigns and materials aimed at encouraging Albertans and visitors to Alberta to act safely
  • collecting, analyzing and publishing fire and emergency response data generated by fire rescue departments and search and rescue teams

Other activities within the OFC’s mandate include advising municipalities on delivery of their public safety education and providing technical inspection and fire investigation services to ensure compliance with Alberta’s building and fire codes.

Grants for Municipalities

Grant information for municipalities.

Local Government Administration Association

The Local Government Administration Association (LGAA) is an organization whose membership is made up of municipal, administrative personnel. The purpose of the Local Government Administration Association is to advance the interest of municipal employees through networking and to serve as spokesman for its members to the Provincial Government and liaise with other agencies and organizations in the area of municipal administration.

Municipal Affairs News Releases

News releases from the Ministry.

Municipal Excellence Network

The Municipal Excellence Network operates by sharing knowledge, cataloguing practices and recognizing excellence. It has been developed through the collaborative efforts of Alberta municipalities, associations and Alberta Municipal Affairs.

Municipal Financial Return & Sample Financial Statements

The Municipal Government Act requires that every Alberta municipality and regional services commission prepare an annual financial information return and annual audited financial statements. Both must be returned to Alberta Municipal Affairs by May 1 of each year.

Municipal Internship Program

The Municipal Internship Program assists Alberta municipalities in their succession planning efforts to recruit, train and retain competent municipal employees who can progress into leadership positions and to encourage more individuals to enter the local government field. There are two streams of the program; administrator and land use planning. The interns receive first hand, real life, practical experience and training in the Alberta municipal environment.

Municipal Population Lists

The Municipal Affairs Population Lists for the Province of Alberta from 1913-2016. Please note that population data between the Municipal Affairs Population List may differ from the federal census. 

Planning & Development Documents

A collection of bulletins and documents that address various kinds of information related to municipal planning and development.

Rural Municipalities of Alberta

Rural Municipalities of Alberta is an association of elected rural councils, representing the interests of rural Albertans, and committed to excellence in meeting the diverse and changing needs of its membership.

Society of Local Government Managers

The professional Society of Local Government Managers regulates the practices of local government managers and ensures its members act in the best public interest.

Addition Information

Additional information for municipal administrators and municipal staff are available in the Capacity Building Toolkit. 

  • Date modified: 2018-07-19