As government continues to update its website, the ministry would like to remind municipalities about some of the online resources and tools available to support municipal growth and administration. These items include:
Conflict of Interest
Information and resource material on the conflict of interest provisions in The Municipalities Act, The Cities Act and The Northern Municipalities Act, 2010.
Municipal Taxes and Fees
Find information on how municipalities set tax policy and other fees for services.
Getting Ready for Municipal Elections
Information for Election officials and candidates to prepare and conduct the upcoming municipal elections in Fall 2016.
Municipal Administrator Resources
Information and resources to help municipal administrators carry out their duties and obligations of for their local government.
Municipal Growth Readiness Checklist
A checklist to help municipalities self-assess their strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities to enable prioritization of the most pressing risks to medium and long-term growth.
Municipal Government Sustainability Self-Assessment Tool
An interactive tool that can be used to assess information about municipal operation sustainability and help identify opportunities for improvement.
Residential Water and Sewer Utility Costs
A listing of municipal water and sewer costs with a related map based on the average household monthly usage of water. Comparison of these can help municipalities decide on their own rates.
Municipal Information Data Portal (MID)
Provides a categorized and consolidated source of municipal information for provincial government ministries, the municipal sector and the public. MID is designed as a one-stop-shop location to access municipal data and information online.
An interactive mapping system that provides municipal information in map and tabular form on population, expenditures, revenues, grants, assessment values, reserves, debt and uncollected revenues.
Mill Rate Survey Results
Survey results which provide detailed information on property taxes for municipalities, school divisions and libraries, along with related assessment details, tax tools and mill rates.
Municipal Potash Tax Sharing
Program designed to provide for a redistribution of municipal property taxes on potash mines with eligible rural and urban municipalities within a 20 mile radius of a potash mine.
Broad range of information
We encourage municipal staff and elected officials to access and use the broad range of information and other resources provided on the municipal administration website for analysis for administrative and local policy decisions.