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Land Development Essentials for Elected Officials

By Tim Duhamel, Wayne Rothe

A municipality’s success is heavily dependent on land use strategies.  Learn the basic knowledge required to understand municipal land use issues, challenges, and opportunities.

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Course Content

  1. Land planning 101 – Statutory plans, Municipal Development Plan
  2. Land planning role in community vision
  3. Legislation, bylaws, appeals, subdivision rules
  4. Development proposal – elected official role and tips for review
  5. Development charges (levies) explained and how they can be successfully utilized
  6. Development opportunities and risks
  7. Capital planning for development explained

June 17, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MST

Course Info


PD Credits: 1.0

Category: Municipal Foundations

Date: June 17, 2021

Time:1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MST

Course Synopsis

Course Info


PD Credits: 1.5

Category: Municipal Foundations

Updated: June 17, 2021

Duration: 1:27:34

Course Synopsis

About the Author

Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of

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Wayne Rothe has been a Councillor in Spruce Grove, Alberta for 25 years.

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Course Description

  • Land planning 101. Statutory plans. Municipal Development Plan

  • Land planning role in community vision

  • Legislation, bylaws, appeals, subdivision rules

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Learning Outcomes

  • Overview of the entire financial reporting process (deliverables, timelines, goals)

  • Risk analysis related to financial reporting

  • Internal controls – how to incorporate internal controls into the reporting process

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Who Should Attend?

A unique professional development experience that has benefit for all municipal staff, including small, medium and large municipalities!

The webinar focus is on the professional development needs of municipal elected officials.  CAO’s and senior administrators who deal with the governance process will also benefit.

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