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Renseignements en Français

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Administrative Capacity

The Importance of Administration

A municipality needs to be aware of the capacity of its municipal administration to provide council, residents, and businesses with accurate and reliable information to:

  • Fund and implement infrastructure required for growth;
  • Get borrowing in place; and 
  • Carry out responsibilities required by statute.

Meeting the challenges of growth requires a dedicated and professional municipal administration. It requires an administration that understands its strengths as well as its limitations. Municipalities require the human, technical and mechanical resources to operate on a daily basis and support council decisions with respect to planning for growth.

Administration General

Community/Citizen/Public Engagement

  • Public Participation
    The International Association of Public Participation which summarizes the public participation ‘spectrum’ and different methods of communicating and involving citizens in order to achieve different goals.
  • Example: Saskatoon’s Citizen Engagement Plan
  • The citizen engagement plan and strategy adopted by the City of Saskatoon to be used to engage members of the public in civic matters.
  • Example: St. Walburg Community Survey
    A community planning survey for a small urban community and its surrounding region.

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