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LGMA Manuals for Sale

2017 updates and new editions are being prepared for the following manuals:

  • Elections Manual
  • Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Tookit
  • Records Management Manual

Release of the next editions are being planned for the Fall of 2017.

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IMPORTANT: Local Government Act Revision Notice, January 1, 2016

As a result of a Local Government Act Revision (2015) which came into effect on January 1, 2016, references to the Local Government Act in all of LGMA's manuals, guides and toolkits are no longer correct.  Please review the detailed revision notice and information provided by The Ministry of Community, Sport and Culural Development.

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Because of the significant nature of the rewrites, these manuals/guides are not intended to be viewed as updates to previous manuals/guides but stand alone and are being sold as such.


2015 The Guide for Approving Officers, sixth edition, is the fourth major revision since it was first published in 1994.  This edition contains updates on the following:

  • new commentary on procedural fairness
  • civil liability of approving officers
  • aboriginal title to land
  • phased strata plans
  • access alternatives
  • works and services agreements

It updates references to legislation and regulations, addresses recent court decisions, and provides sample checklists and documents and examples of different types of subdivision.

Cost LGMA Member:

  • Electronic Version: $250 + GST
  • Print Version including Electronic Version: $320 + GST

Cost Non-Member:

  • Electronic Version: $295 + GST
  • Print Version including Electronic Version: $365 + GST

A second round of orders are being taken for this popular Guide. Order confirmations will be sent with an expected date of shipment via email.

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TO BE REVISED: Records Management Manual
 
The Local Government Management Association of BC is working to produce a 2017 Records Management Manual for release in the Fall of 2017. 
 
Unless urgently needed, LGMA is not selling the 2015 hard copy or e-version. Please contact our office for more information at office@lgma.ca or 250.383.7032


TO BE REVISED: Election Manual & Updates
 
The Local Government Management Association of BC is working to produce a 2017 Elections Manual for release in the Fall of 2017. For more information contact office@lgma.ca or call 250.383.7032.

 


2014 Human Resources Toolkit for Local Government Organizations, Second Edition

This Second Edition of the LGMA's Human Resources Toolkit for Local Government Organizations is a major rewrite of the successful LGMA manual first published in 2010.

It is intended as a "best practices" sourcebook on current human resource management practices and is designed as a "go to" reference especially for small local governments without an in-house HR function.

Significant changes featured in this second edition include commentary, sample letters and draft policy for topics such as:

  • Recent regulatory changes on WorkSafe BC Bullying and Harassment;
  • Step-by-step assistance for managing sick leave and absenteeism;
  • An integrated approach linking staffing, job evaluation, performance management and employee development processes;
  • Templates for work plans for senior management positions.
The electronic version comes in both PDF and Microsoft Word formats and is available for instant download. For ease of use, the electronic version includes a search function along with an index. A print version is also available for purchase at an additional cost to cover printing and shipping; the print version includes the electronic version.

Cost LGMA Member:

  • Electronic Version: $250 + GST
  • Print Version including Electronic Version: $320 + GST

Cost Non-Member:

  • Electronic Version: $295 + GST
  • Print Version including Electronic Version: $365 + GST

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TO BE REVISED:2014 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Toolkit,

The Local Government Management Association of BC is working to produce a 2017 Records Management Manual for release in the Fall of 2017. 

Unless urgently needed, LGMA is not selling the 2014 hard copy or e-version. Please contact our office for more information at office@lgma.ca or 250.383.7032

 



     
     

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