Policies


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Armorial Bearings (Coat of Arms) PDFGuidelines for the official and decorative uses for the City of Lacombe armorial bearings (Coat of Arms)11.210.02.14
Art Development Policy 2020 (PDF)
To fund and manage Public Art within Lacombe78.212.01.19
Automated Traffic Enforcement Program Policy (PDF)Guidelines on enforcement and training for automated traffic enforcement program21.201.01.14
Annual Budget and Taxation Policy (PDF)Principles for the preparation of annual budgets, business plans, and property taxation levies13.210.03.18
Asset Management Policy (PDF)Principles for the City's High-level approach to asset management. Attachment
81.211.01.18
Attendance & Leave Policy (PDF)Ensure compliance with the Federal and Provincial legislation and consistency with the health and welfare benefit contracts14.125.01.19
Attraction, Selection, Promotion and Retention Policy (PDF)Establishes the attraction, selection, promotion and retention policy for employees14.127.01.17
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Ball Diamond, Soccer Field Booking Policy (PDF)
Booking arrangements with Lacombe's Recreation Services.
75.226.01.98
Ball Diamond, Soccer Field booking Policy Commercial (PDF)
Commercial use of the ball diamonds and soccer fields.
72.226.02.99
Birthplace Forest Policy (PDF)
Funding requirements and procedures for trees planted in the Birth Place Forest.
75.141.01.12
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Cemetery - Burials (PDF)Operating policy for cemetery burials59.171.02.15
Cemetery - Grave Decorations (PDF)Operating policy for cemetery grave decorations56.171.04.12
Cemetery - Monuments & Niches (PDF)Operating policy for cemetery monuments and niches56.171.03.12
Cemetery - Perpetual Care (PDF)Operating policy for cemetery perpetual care56.171.05.12
Cemetery - Plots & Niches (PDF)Operating policy for cemetery plots and niches56.171.01.14
Citizen Request Response (PDF)City's resolution process regarding requests to address inquiries or complaints raised by the public11.152.01.17
Classification of User Groups (PDF)
Defines the various user groups as it pertains to any of Lacombe's recreation facilities.
71.451.03.08
Community Builder Partnership Policy (PDF)Council to work with organizations for the development of community growth.
62.210.01.12
Council Remuneration Policy (PDF)Remuneration and allowances for services performed or expenses incurred during the performance of duties as a member of council11.122.01.18
Corporate Credit Card Use Policy (PDF)
Define the business rules and restrictions for the administration of the City of Lacombe's Corporate Credit Card Program13.211.02.18
Compensation Policy (PDF)Establishes the City of Lacombe's Policy regarding staff compensation14.123.01.18
Cellular Telephone Wireless Communication Device Policy (PDF)Provide direction with respect to the administration, acquisition and appropriate use of communication devices, cellular telephones, and smartphones that is purchased by the City of Lacombe for use by City employees. 15.212.03.2013
Civic Addressing Policy (PDF)Establish a civic addressing system that ensures the implementation of civic address and roadway names is undertaken in a consistent manner within the municipality.66.201.02.17
Cultural Development Reserve Fund (PDF)Financial support of the development of the arts in the community.
71.146.02.03
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Debt Management Fiscal Policy (PDF)Guidelines and controls for the issuance and use of new debt and to ensure the responsible management of the City's financial resources13.201.02.12
Designated Signing Officers (PDF)Signatures required for bank account documents and materials, as well as forms and legal documents12.810.01.15
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Economic and Community Development Policy (PDF)Leadership participation in economic and community development
62.112.03.10
Emergency Management Plan (PDF)Provide a prompt and coordinated response to emergencies affecting the municipality within the geographical boundaries of Lacombe24.210.03.13
Employee Benefits Wellness Recognition Policy (PDF)Defines employee status, outlines benefits offerings, eligibility criteria, participation requirements and cost share arrangements as well as outlines wellness and recognition initiatives for City employees14.124.01.20
Employee Code of Ethics & Conduct Policy (PDF)Establishes the Employee Code of Ethics and Conduct for employees of the City of Lacombe14.126.01.18
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Facility Fees Fundraising Events (PDF)
Facility fees for fundraising events.
71.451.03.04
Flags (PDF)Governing the display, maintenance, and disposal of flags at Municipal Facilities11.210.01.17
Funding Requests for Reduction or Elimination of Facility Rental Charges (PDF)
A small source of funds to assist in situations where the costs of the City's facilities are a financial burden to a group or organization.
71.570.01.05
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Health & Safety Policy (PDF)Outlines the City of Lacombe's commitment to health and safety as per the Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) and the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation Code17.122.01.18
Hours of Work Policy (PDF)Establish the City of Lacombe's Policy on Hours of Work. 14.125.02.20
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Integrated Pest Management (PDF)
Use of pesticides on City property.
75/211.06
Investment Policy (PDF)
Establish objectives and limits for investments of funds held by the City13.810.01.15
iPad Tablet Usage Policy (PDF)Standards for tablet usage by City staff and Council15.737.01.13
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Lacombe Ice Centre Policy Consolidation (PDF)
Arena operations to be maintained adequately for all activities and functions within.
74.224.01.08
Lacombe Memorial Centre Deposit and Payment Policy (PDF)
Operation and maintenance of the Lacombe Memorial Centre (LMC) is beneficial to the patrons and the community as a whole.
72.225.01.09
Local Improvement Tax Policy (PDF)Guidelines for identifying, initiating, assessing, and funding local infrastructure improvements13.423.01.20
Land Sales Policy (PDF)Provide direction on the development, marketing and sale of City owned industrial zoned land69.201.01.14
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Major Events Policy (PDF)Guidelines to be followed by the public and staff when organizing and holding events on City owned Parks, Open areas and City controlled streets26.201.01.12
Michener Park Batting Cage and Storage Building (PDF)
Construction of the storage building and batting cages.
75.639.01.95
Michener Park Group Camping (PDF)
Group camping policy including rates, fees and park operations.
75.241.02.97
Michener Park Pond Area Group Day Use Policy (PDF)
Group day use available to a group with more than 15 people.
75.241.03.99
Michener Recreation Area Building Storage (PDF)
The Lacombe Minor Soccer Association be entitled to use the designated storage area for the next 20 years rent free on certain conditions.
75.240.01.02
Michener Recreation Area Concession Policy (PDF)
Use of the concession area for the purposes of providing food and/or beverage services.
75.240.01.01
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Naming of Parks and Playgrounds (PDF)
Naming guidelines for each of the parks and playgrounds.
75.717.01.04
Naming of Streets, Areas, & Public Facilities (PDF)Guidelines for use in naming streets, areas and public facilities  61.256.01.20
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On-Street Patio Policy (PDF)Guidelines to the process of review and approval of On-Street Patio Applications or proposed patios on City's Public sidewalks and/or roads61.256.01.20
Operation of Beer Garden Concession (PDF)
Operation of beer garden concession.
75.239.02.97
Outsourcing for Not for Profit Organizations (PDF)
Not-for-profit organizations' projects review and consideration for outsourcing.
71.209.01.97
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Pitch In Program (PDF)
Participation in annual event.
76.766.02.08
Proclamation (PDF)Council resolves to decline to support all groups, individuals and causes in proclamation form11.115.96
Public Complaints (PDF)Complaints procedures and process for City staff26.201.01.10
Public Participation (PDF)Guidelines to ensure public participation processes and activities are consistent and strategic while following applicable legislation11.211.01.18
Purchasing Policy (PDF)Guidelines for the City's purchasing activities, to assure objectivity and fairness of purchasing practices for all City personnel involved 13.211.01.14
Planning & Development Fee Schedule Policy (PDF)
Establish the fee schedule for all services undertaken by the Planning and Development Department66.210.01.15
Pond Area Group Camping Policy (PDF)
Michener Park Pond group camping.
75.241.02.99
Public Consultation Policy (PDF)To increase public involvement in planning and development decisions 61.211.01.09
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Recognition of Departing Council Members (PDF)To recognize the service of Council Members as they leave office and to welcome newly elected Council Members11.124.01.15
Recording of Council Meetings (PDF)Supporting the City's ongoing effort to improve the ease of access and transparency of the City's elected Council and the legislative process11.016.01.19
Recreational Use of Storm Water Ponds (PDF)
Information about services, programs and a list of criteria for recreational uses of all ponds including storm water ponds.
75.241.01.12
Residential Sewer Service Replacement Policy (PDF)
Residential wastewater service line replacements due to root intrusion or collapse of a sanitary line between the house and the sewer main on private or public property.
42.210.01.09
Role, Projects and Policy Initiatives for Recreation and Culture Board (PDF)
Role, projects and policy initiatives for recreation and culture board.
71.112.01.08
Routine Disclosure (PDF)Guidelines to Council and staff for the routine disclosure of information, either to the public at large or for individuals to whom it directly relates18.210.01.19
Reserve and Equity Accounts Policy (PDF)Guidelines and appropriate controls to maintain reserve account balances and reserve account contributions13.201.01.12
Respectful Workplace Policy (PDF)Establish the standards of behavior, prevention measures and process for employees to report behaviors that are inconsistent with those standards and negatively impact the workplace12.126.02.20
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Social Media Policy for External Users (PDF)Governs the external users of City of Lacombe's Social Media websites15.212.02.11
Social Media Use (PDF)Governs the publication of and commentary on social media by employees for the City of Lacombe15.212.02.16
Service Level Agreement Scope of Practice (PDF)Guidelines for the service levels and scope of practice for the Lacombe Fire Department for responding to fires and rescue events with the City23.210.LFD-100.4.17
Snow Clearing Policy (PDF)
General snow removal guidelines.
32.211.01.18
Staff Training & Development Policy (PDF)Establishes the Staff Training & Development Policy,  resourcing and opportunities for staff training and development14.161.01.17
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Third Party Digital and Print Media Advertising (PDF)Guidelines around advertising activity for commercial (for-profit) organizations in the City of Lacombe's printed publications, and online on the municipal website and social media platforms. 12.016.02.16
Tangible Capital Assets Policy (PDF)Provide direction on recognizing, recording, valuing and reporting on Tangible Capital Assets (TCA's)13.212.01.09
Telecommunication Antenna Systems Siting Protocols (PDF)Purpose of the Telecommunication Antenna System Siting Protocols is to establish procedural standards that will allow the City of Lacombe to effectively participate in and influence the placement of telecommunication antenna structures proposed with the City61.211.01.09
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