January 13, 14, 2014 Funding Review Meeting

MACA and NWTAC staff and the Stakeholder Group of community government leaders and administrators gathered in Yellowknife January 13 and 14 for the first meeting in the comprehensive review of municipal funding policies.

 Facilitator Lew Voytilla led MACA staff and the 16-member stakeholder group in:

• Establishing the meeting objectives
• A MACA overview of current funding formulas
• A review of the strategic goals of the current funding policies
• A round table discussion on how the policies are working or not working
• Discussion of the outcomes the funding policies should achieve

During the second day of discussions, participants:

• Had an open discussion of funding policy design questions
• Developed ideas for improving the funding policies
• Discussed the choices between policy options
• Agreed on next steps in the review process

A report on the meeting proceedings will be distributed and posted to this website.

 

See the Summary of Discussions from the January 13/14 meeting

See an Update Summary from the January 13/14 meeting

MACA and the Stakeholder Group will meet next on February 26 and 27 to review progress and discuss actions.  The last meeting of the Group is April 15 and 16, before the production of a final report due in May.
See copies of the January 13, 14 meeting:

• Meeting Agenda
• MACA Funding Policy Review Summary
• MACA Funding Policy Review Background Presentation
• MACA Funding Policy Review Detail Presentation

See a list of the Stakeholder Group membership.  

Download a copy of the General Community Update describing the Community Funding Review.

The NWTAC will continue to provide updates, keeping you informed of progress on the Community Funding Review