Upcoming changes to the MGA
The proposed changes to the The Municipal Government Act (MGA) were developed through extensive public consultation, careful analysis of what we heard from Albertans, and collaborative work with key municipal partners. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the province-wide conversation about the future of municipalities in Alberta.
Spring 2016 Legislation
The next round of amendments were introduced into the Legislature on May 31, 2016. These legislative amendments have been categorized into three broad policy questions:
- How are Municipalities Empowered to Govern?
- How do Municipalities Work Together and Plan for Growth?
- How are Municipalities Funded?
Spring 2015 Legislation
The first round of amendments – Bill 20 – Municipal Government Amendment Act were passed by the Legislature March 2015.
Modernized Municipal Government Act – Bill 21 (May 31, 2016)
Amended Municipal Government Act (March 16, 2015)
Municipal Affairs will be touring the Province to gather feedback on draft Bill 21 – Modernized Municipal Government Act. Find out how you can be involved in these discussions by visiting our Get Involved page.
Contact us with the details.