Plans Reports and Studies

Council and administration plans

Financial reports

Annual Reports

2020 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report

2009 Annual Report

2008 Annual Report

2007 Annual Report

Financial Reports

2020 Financial Report

2019 Financial Report

2018 Financial Report

2017 Financial Report

2016 Financial Report

2015 Financial Report

2014 Financial Report

2013 Financial Report

2012 Financial Report

2011 Financial Report

2010 Financial Report

2009 Financial Report

2008 Financial Report

2007 Financial Report

CFO Reports

Delivered by Chief Financial Officer Dennis Egert.

CFO Reports

Council Travel Reports

2020 Council Travel Report

2019 Council Travel Report

2018 Council Travel Report

2017 Council Travel Report

ESTMA

The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA) introduces reporting and transparency standards. The ESTMA states that the City must report on payments made through the financial year and publish a report within 150 days following.

ESTMA Annual Report 2020

ESTMA Annual Report 2019

ESTMA Annual Report 2018

ESTMA Annual Report 2017

ESTMA Annual Report 2016

Downtown

Downtown Parking Study (2011)

Downtown Redevelopment Plan

Economic development
Strategic Economic Development Priorities and Implementation Considerations
Municipal Development Plan

myMH Master Plan page

Current Municipal Development Plan (myMH Master Plan)

Intermunicipal Development Plan

Growth Management Study (2019) - Caution to reader: This report was prepared as one of several inputs into our myMH Municipal Development Plan which was approved by Council in October 2020.  

Neighbourhoods

Airport ASP (PDF)

Box Springs ASP (PDF)

Brier Run ASP (PDF)

Burnside Estates ASP (PDF)

Burnside Heights ASP (PDF)

Canyon Creek ASP (PDF)

Cimarron ASP (PDF)

Downtown Plan (Non-statutory) (PDF)

Hamptons ASP (PDF)

Hamptons ASP Amendment (PDF)

Herald ARP (PDF)

NE Crescent Heights ASP (PDF)

NECH Phase 4 Conceptual Scheme (PDF)

North Sector ASP (2000) (PDF)

North Sector ASP (2009) (PDF)

Parkview ASP (PDF)

Ranchlands ASP (PDF)

Ranchlands Phase 1 Conceptual Scheme (PDF)

Ranchlands Phase 2 Conceptual Scheme (PDF)

Ranchlands Phase 3 Conceptual Scheme (PDF)

River Flats ARP (PDF)

River Flats ARP Amendment (PDF)

Riverside ARP (PDF)

Saamis Heights ASP (PDF)

Southlands ASP (PDF)

Southlands Phase 6 Conceptual Scheme (PDF)

Southlands Phase 6 Amendment (PDF)

Southview ASP (PDF)

South Flats ARP (PDF)

South Vista Heights ASP (PDF)

River Ridge Estates Conceptual Scheme (PDF)

Traffic and transportation

Cycling Master Plan

Downtown Parking Study (2011)

Roadway System Master Plan (2013)

Snow and Ice Control Review

Facilities, assets, operations and infrastructure

Facilities

Airport Runway Extension Assessment (2012)

Regional Event Centre Phase 4 Feasibility Study

Veiner Centre Structural Review (2013)

Recreation and leisure

Cycling Master Plan

Dogs in Off-Leash Areas Report

Leisure Trails Development Plan

Parks System Management Plan

Recreation Master Plan (2011)

  • A new parks and rec master plan is currently under development! Find out more on Shape Your City.

Regional Event Centre Phase 4 Feasibility Study

South Saskatchewan River Recreation & Leisure Opportunities Report

Waste
Waste Management Strategy

Community support

Housing
Medicine Hat Housing Strategy
Emergency services

Emergency Social Services Plan

Fire Services Strategic Plan

Budgets and finance

The City of Medicine Hat is committed to responsible fiscal management and transparent reporting.

Budgets and finance

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Alberta Municipal Benchmarking Initiative

The Alberta Municipal Benchmarking Initiative (AMBI) is a collaboration of 10 cities and towns in Alberta, including City of Medicine Hat, to develop and build upon a framework for an ongoing benchmarking process.

The first AMBI report, which focused on drinking water, was released Nov. 16, 2015. The participating municipalities are finalizing the data collection and analysis of additional service areas and will release reports as they are finalized.

AMBI reports 

What is benchmarking?

A benchmark is an established point of reference against which things can be measured and compared. In this case, the benchmark is municipal service delivery metrics over time. The information sets the stage for each municipality to identify trends, establish priorities, and effect positive change in the delivery of services to their residents.

Why benchmarking?

  • Benchmarking is a sound business practice often used by governments and the private sector
  • It assists municipalities in sharing knowledge and best practices and builds awareness of the value of collaboration
  • It identifies opportunities to improve service delivery and cost savings 
  • It helps to align service requirements with budget
  • It encourages a culture of continuous improvement
  • It demonstrates transparency and accountability and value for money

Who is participating?

Participating municipalities include Airdrie, Banff, Beaumont, Canmore, Cochrane, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, and Wetaskiwin.

Initiative history

The program began in November 2012 with a grant from Municipal Affairs’ Regional Collaboration Program. The grant was used to engage a consultant for initial data collection from 2009 to 2012, comparative analysis and reporting. Participating municipalities in phase two updated the data from 2012 to 2014. Other service areas include wastewater, snow and ice management, parks provision, solid waste, and roads.

Using the data

While each community in Alberta is unique and faces local factors that impact their service delivery, such as population growth, commercial/residential mix, and geography, in general, benchmarking assists elected officials, administration and residents to understand how their municipality is performing over time.

Next steps

The next steps are for each participating municipality to review results with managers and employees who are experts in the measurement areas.