The records date from 1968-2005 and include meeting minutes from the Community Planning division, Lands division, Surveys and Mapping division, and the Senior Management Committee (SMC). Other records related to Municipal Operations include land claims records, the Inuvialuit Final Agreement, the Community Transfer Initiative, Association of Municipalities, some general administration files from the regional offices, and policy updates. Lands division records include reports and recommendations on land information management, legal ownership of land and roadways, and granular material studies from various regions. Surveys and Mapping division records include flood risk records, records of the NWT Mapping Liaison Committee, and records related to remote sensing. The 7 videocassettes (VHS and Betamax) are of items produced by or for the Department.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Lands division
This accession consists of records from the Land Administration Division of the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs, primarily relating to policies and procedures. The records includes presentation slides from the New Deal For NWT Community Governments MACA Lands Conference, a draft 2009-2014 Strategic Plan, a copy of the land administration agreement with DIAND, procedures, process flowcharts, checklists, application and report forms, notices, templates and samples, presentation slides, meeting minutes, discussion papers, duty delegation chart, Land Titles information and samples, and correspondence. The records also include copies of the Commissioner’s Land Act, Area Development Act and Regulations, Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax Relief Act, General Sanitation Regulations, and Land Pricing Policy.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Lands Administration division
Records include a legislation file related to the review of the Fire Prevention Act, a Policy & Procedures file related to Inspection Reports and Fire Marshal's Order forms, and monthly reports of the Fire Marshal for 1993-1995. The reports are mostly statistical in nature, but some include personal information in narrative form. Some of the reports are by region (Keewatin, Inuvik, Baffin, Kitikmeot, Headquarters (HQ)).Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Public Safety division
This accession consists of material created by the Department of Local Government and the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs relating to land administration and community planning. The records relate to the Land Development Loan Fund Act and Regulations, Commissioner's Land Act and Regulations, briefing notes, Resolutions from the Association of Municipalities and GNWT follow-up, surveys and mapping, agricultural policy, land use policy development, airport lands and transfer, recreation lease policy around Yellowknife, Land Development and Disposal, Land Administration Policy and Practice, Land Disposal Policy and Directive, Land Pricing Policy and Directive, Land Valuation Policy and Directive, Land Pricing and Subsidy Policy, and Land Lease-Only Policy and Directive. The records include correspondence, legislation, policies and directives, guidelines, assessment reports, Records of Decision, discussion and decision papers, options paper, studies and reports, briefing notes, news releases and articles, land use applications, meeting notes, band council resolutions, legal opinions, program information, maps, and reference material.
Records include committee files that the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) was responsible for. The records primarily include interdepartmental committee files, particularly those of the New Deal Management and Oversight Committee. Also included is one file from a Deputy Minister committee.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Corporate Affairs division
Records document the relationship between the Lands Administration division and the Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NWTPC) following the transfer of the Northern Canada Power Commission (NCPC) to the GNWT and the creation of the NWTPC. Records include turnover agreements (including information regarding property descriptions and land status, block land transfer information, and recommendations regarding licensing), correspondence, and copies of draft agreements.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Lands Administration division
Records include reports and summaries related to property assessment.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Community Governance division
Records include Integrated Community Service Plan (ICSP) reports from five communities: Fort Resolution, Fort Smith, K'a'a'gee Tu First Nation (Kakisa), Katlodeeche First Nation, and Fort Providence.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Fort Smith Regional Office
Records include signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with Aurora College and with the NWT Association of Municipalities, records related to the CORE Fire Training Program, and reporting related to training for Community Administrators and Senior Administrative Officers, respectively.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. School of Community Government
Records include legislative review files for the Municipal Statutes Replacement Act, which included changes to the Charter Communities Act, the Hamlets Act, and the Cities, Towns and Villages Act. Records also include a file from a conference hosted by the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs about the impact of boom-bust economic development on infrastructure in northern communities.
Records include community plans from the City of Yellowknife and property assessment records, including a land valuation file, a Board of Revision file and Assessment Appeal Tribunal files. Also included are records related to interdepartmental committees where the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (Lands Administration) was the lead, a capital planning proposal related to land use and planning from Fort Simpson, and a couple of operational procedures files for the Lands Administration division.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Lands Administration division
Records primarily include Senior Management Committee files. Also included are materials presented to Standing Committees, reports, and legislative review files related to the Municipal Statutes Amending Act (changes to the Charter Communities Act, the Hamlets Act, and the Cities, Towns and Villages Act).Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Corporate Affairs division
Records include Assessment Appeal Tribunal files and a file about legal gambling in the NWT.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Public Safety division
Records include training course material and files related to amendments to the Fire Prevention Act.Northwest Territories. Office of the Fire Marshal
Accession consists of Zoning By-Law 57 for the Hamlet of Pond Inlet which includes a topography map. There is also a Pond Inlet Community Plan Background Report from March 1990 which includes a topography map, land development map and an infrastructure map. Additionally, there is a Pond Inlet Community Plan map for 1987-2007.
Records include the chronos of Minister Robert C. McLeod and Deputy Ministers Jeff Polakoff (May-August 2009) and Mike Aumond (September 2009-September 2011).
Records primarily relate to the New Deal initiative and Accountability Framework and include backgrounders, progress and status reports, presentation materials, draft discussion papers, draft ministerial policies, correspondence, a copy of MACA's 2010-2015 strategic plan, work plans, meeting materials, an overview of property assessment and taxation in NWT communities, and a working draft of the Accountability Framework. Records also include two external reports, entitled "Recommended Adjustments to Municipal Revenues, Financing, Service Delivery Alternatives and Investment Programs" and "Accountability, Capacity and Compliance: An Assessment Matrix for Community Governments", as well as a bound copy of "MACA Update Fall 2006: The New Deal for NWT Community Governments Edition".
Records include the chronos of Minister Robert C. McLeod and Deputy Ministers Debbie DeLancey (January-July 2008) and Jeff Polakoff (August 2008-April 2009).
Records include Community Planning and Lands Annual Reports from 1994-1998, and the Lands division's meeting reports, meeting minutes and conference minutes from 1989-1994. There is also one file relating to Senior Management Committee minutes and notes, dating from 1991-1994. Records related to the Sport and Recreation division consists of regional support files for the Fort Smith, Inuvik, Baffin, and Keewatin regions. Although these files contain some financial documentation, they appear to be the main records of interest with regard to facilities development and training.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Lands division
Records date from 1979-1991 and include Dene/Metis Land Claim files, Tungavik Federation of Nunavut (TFN) Land Claims, minutes of the Capital Cities Liaison Committee, goals and objectives of the Division, and community planning files.Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Community Operations division