Corporate Services Policies

Policy Name



Minor Claims for Damage Policy

To establish guidelines for the County of Grande Prairie to accept and address submissions of minor claims for property damage less than $1,500 and vehicle damage less than $1,500.


Policy I3 [PDF - 252 KB]
Procurement Policy

To govern the acquisition of all goods, services, and construction works, (including contract, purchase or lease), that utilizes County funds from all sources including both operating and capital expenditures to ensure:
• increased efficiency, economy, and flexibility in the County’s procurement activities;

• effective broad-based competition is fostered from all segments of the supplier community;

• public access to the County’s contracting information; 

• integrity of the procurement system to safeguard and protect against corruption, waste, fraud and abuse; and

• compliance with specific provisions of relevant legislation or trade agreements including CFTA, CETA, NWPTA, MGA, and FOIP-Alberta.

Policy I4  [PDF - 312 KB]
Risk Management Control Policy

To manage risk, promote the health and well-being of ratepayers, customers and employees, and avoid damage to property or the interruption of services.

Policy I7 [PDF - 348


Enterprise Risk
Management Policy

To ensure the County does not exceed its Risk Appetite while executing its Strategic Plan.

 Policy I8 [PDF - 130 KB]
Signing and Approving Authority

The purpose of this policy is to designate or delegate authority to approve and sign official documents in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, to ensure sound stewardship of resources and assets. As well, the policy provides consistent accountability and reporting throughout the municipality, so that every individual signing an official document on behalf of the County of Grande Prairie understands that, in doing so, he/she is binding the organization to a specific course of action.

 Policy I9 [PDF - 208 KB]