A note of thanks to the Alberta Government and specifically Alberta Municipal Affairs for providing an amazing amount of information to the public. The Alberta Municipal Profiles section is an excellent source of municipal data and I sincerely appreciate everyones work in making this information so accessible.
Alberta Municipal Affairs
Alberta Municipal Government Act
Guide to Property Assessment and Taxation in Alberta
Guide to Equalized Assessment in Alberta
Alberta Municipal Profiles - Great for doing your own comparisons
Municipal & Financial Data - Lots of spreadsheets - lots of fun!!
Alberta's Municipal Sustainability Strategy
About the Municipal Sustainability Initiative- The MSI grants are a very useful and appreciated source of infrastructure money for communities but the grants do not address the existing structural issues.
Other Municipalities' Information:
Explanation of Farm Property Taxation - from Woodland County (Farm residences can be given an exemption based on the "farm unit")