As of December 1, 2018, the Utilities Consumer Advocate (UCA) is providing education and mediation services around water utilities as a result of Bill 14: An Act to Empower Utility Consumers. At a recent consultation, AUMA emphasized that municipalities use full-cost recovery accounting, which requires us to pass on the cost of services to residents.
AUMA recently received an inquiry from a member looking for an update on AUMA’s progress in working with Municipal Affairs on a replacement program for MSI. Although we did respond to the inquiry directly, we thought all AUMA members might benefit from the information.
On December 1, 2018, Alberta Environment and Parks announced that it would be changing the interim wetland replacement process. The new process will now have applicants pay the wetland replacement fees directly to the Government of Alberta.
Winter officially starts this week and, although the cold has already stated to settle in, there are a few things to be mindful of over the holidays, especially with reduced number of people on site and reliance on on-call staff.
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