Materials and Resources
Gas Tax Fund (GTF) applications should continue to be submitted through Transportation's Municipal Grants Management Application (MGMA). All questions on project eligibility, application submission, or any other questions related to the GTF and the use of MGMA should be directed to Municipal Affairs. Alberta Transportation regional office staff are no longer assisting municipalities in submitting applications.
Annual Expenditure Reports
Under the terms of the Gas Tax Fund Agreement, Municipal Affairs is required to prepare an Annual Expenditure Report (AER). The AER includes a narrative summarizing the results of the past year, a detailed listing of all approved projects and a summary of expended and unexpended funding provided to municipalities. The AER is approved by an auditor and submitted to Infrastructure Canada.
Please note: Additional information on signage requirements and downloadable graphic design files are available on the Infrastructure Canada website at www.infrastructure.gc.ca/pub/signage-panneaux/intro-eng.html.
As required by Alberta's Gas Tax Fund Agreement with the Federal Government, Municipal Affairs has prepared an "Alberta Approach to Asset Management". The multi-phase approach includes:
Publishing an inventory of current asset management tools and resources.
Supporting the development of new tools that support asset management.
Enhancing existing advisory services and training opportunities.
Assessing existing gaps and expanding tools and resources where required.
Reviewing corporate planning requirements as part of the MGA review.
Municipal Affairs will continue to work with the Municipal Sustainability Strategy stakeholder advisory committee on developing details for each aspect of the asset management approach.