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Capital financial policy

The new capital financing policy will give The City of Calgary the ability to borrow funds for new projects so that it can meet some of the infrastructure demands.

Debt and investment policies

The Calgary debt and investment policies manage City resources to meet the needs of Calgarians today while working toward a sustainable future.

Financial administration policies

Includes policies on:

  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Assets
  • Pension and benefits administration
  • Procurement and purchasing - The City’s procurement policies help to protect the interests of taxpayers, The City and the people participating in procurement processes by providing a consistent framework and clear, consistent directions for procurement at The City. The policies identify procurement authorities, roles and responsibilities, and reinforce the best practice principles of open, fair and transparent procurement in alignment with legislated requirements (e.g. New West Partnership Trade Agreement). For more procurement information, visit Bid and vendor information.

Sustainable Environmental and Ethical Procurement Policy (SEEPP)

On September 13, 2004, Council directed Administration to develop a Sustainable Environmental and Ethical Procurement Policy (SEEPP) and incorporate policy development and approval into the 2006–2008 business plan.

User Fees & Subsidies Policy

In the 2006-2008 business plan and budget, Council made updating The City's user fee policies and related subsidy strategies a priority (CP3.11). Throughout 2006 and 2007, the policy was reviewed and principles defined.

Administration Policy Library

For copies of approved policies, please visit our Administration Policy Library