Resolutions Database

Resolution ID
8-17S
Year
2017
Convention
Spring
Title
Oldman River Regional Services Commission Regional Planning Funding
Vote Required
3/5
Category
Municipal Governance and Finances
Type
Requires Endorsement
Majority Needed
Three - Fifths (3 / 5)
Current Status
Sent To Government
Vote Results
Carried
Sponsor List
  • MD of Willow Creek
District
  • 1 - Foothills-Little Bow
Preamble

WHEREAS the Oldman River Regional Services Commission has provided 65 years of planning services to 42 southern Alberta member municipalities and nine non-member municipalities; and

WHEREAS the Oldman River Regional Service Commission facilitates regional cooperation and coordination of long range planning and decision making, provides a venue for regional strategic planning, solves issues through inter-municipal collaboration and creates an economy of scale for planning service delivery; and

WHEREAS the Modernized Municipal Government Act indicates that an increased level of collaboration and cooperation is valued; and

WHEREAS the Capital Region Board and Calgary Regional Partnership receive $3,000,000 each in yearly funding;

Operative Clause

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties request that the Government of Alberta provide long term, provincial funding to all municipalities for regional planning activities in a similar fashion to the Calgary Regional Partnership and the Capital Region Board.

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AAMDC Background

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