Abstract: This dataset is produced for the Government of Alberta and is available to the general public. Note that the distribution contact is different for the general public than for Government of Alberta ministries. Please consult the Distribution Information of this metadata for the appropriate contact to acquire this dataset. The Summer Village dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent Summer Villages in Alberta. Summer Village is a municipality type defined under the authority of the Municipal government Act. The formation of a Summer Village can occur if a majority of the buildings are on parcels of land smaller than 1850 square metres and there is a population of 300 or more. Generally same provisions related to a Village apply to a Summer Village except that in the latter, elections and annual meetings are required to be held in the summer. A Summer Village is the only type of municipality where a person can vote twice in municipal elections: once in the Summer Village and once in the municipality where their permanent residence is located. Summer Villages can no longer be created in Alberta.
Metadata: 
  File identifier: 
      0B09FA78-A091-4C5D-8F4F-96E7459FA6BE
  Language: 
    Language Code: 
      eng
  Character set: 
    Character set code: 
      utf8
  Hierarchy level: 
    Scope code: 
      dataset
  Hierarchy level name: 
      dataset
  Metadata author: 
    Responsible party: 
      Organisation name: 
          Alberta Environment and Protected Areas, Government of Alberta
      Position name: 
          Provincial Geospatial Centre
      Contact info: 
        Contact: 
          Phone: 
            Telephone: 
              Voice: 
                  7804277374
              Facsimile: 
                  7804220712
          Address: 
            Address: 
              Delivery point: 
                  14th Floor, Oxbridge Place
              Delivery point: 
                  9820 - 106 Street NW
              City: 
                  Edmonton
              Administrative area: 
                  Alberta
              Postal code: 
                  T5K 2J6
              Country: 
                Country: 
                  CA
              Electronic mail address: 
                  AEP.GDAMetadata@gov.ab.ca
      Role: 
        Role code: 
          publisher
  Date stamp: 

      2024-02-05
  Metadata standard name: 
      ISO 19139 Geographic Information - Metadata - Implementation Specification
  Metadata standard version: 
      2007
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Spatial representation info:

Vector spatial representation: Topology level: Topology level code: geometryOnly Geometric objects: Geometric objects: Geometric object type: Geometric object type code: composite Geometric object count: 51
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Reference system info:

Reference system: Reference system identifier: RS Identifier: Code: 3401 Code Space: EPSG Version: 6.11(9.3.0.0)
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Identification info:

Data identification: Citation: Citation: Title: Summer Village Date: Date: Date: 2001-06-01 Date type: Date type code: creation Date: Date: Date: 2024-01-10 Date type: Date type code: publication Date: Date: Date: 2024-01-15 Date type: Date type code: revision Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Alberta Environment and Protected Areas, Government of Alberta Position name: Provincial Geospatial Centre Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: 7804277374 Facsimile: 7804220712 Address: Address: Delivery point: 14th Floor, Oxbridge Place Delivery point: 9820 - 106 Street NW City: Edmonton Administrative area: Alberta Postal code: T5K 2J6 Country: Country: CA Electronic mail address: AEP.GDAMetadata@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: originator Abstract: This dataset is produced for the Government of Alberta and is available to the general public. Note that the distribution contact is different for the general public than for Government of Alberta ministries. Please consult the Distribution Information of this metadata for the appropriate contact to acquire this dataset. The Summer Village dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent Summer Villages in Alberta. Summer Village is a municipality type defined under the authority of the Municipal government Act. The formation of a Summer Village can occur if a majority of the buildings are on parcels of land smaller than 1850 square metres and there is a population of 300 or more. Generally same provisions related to a Village apply to a Summer Village except that in the latter, elections and annual meetings are required to be held in the summer. A Summer Village is the only type of municipality where a person can vote twice in municipal elections: once in the Summer Village and once in the municipality where their permanent residence is located. Summer Villages can no longer be created in Alberta. Purpose: The Summer Village dataset provides users with GIS ready polygonal representation of all Summer Villages in the province of Alberta, and is suitable for indexing or analysis purposes. Status: Progress code: completed Point of contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: Alberta Environment and Protected Areas, Government of Alberta Position name: Provincial Geospatial Centre Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: 7804277374 Facsimile: 7804220712 Address: Address: Delivery point: 14th Floor, Oxbridge Place Delivery point: 9820 - 106 Street NW City: Edmonton Administrative area: Alberta Postal code: T5K 2J6 Country: Country: CA Electronic mail address: AEP.GDAMetadata@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: pointOfContact Resource maintenance: Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: Maintenance frequency code: asNeeded Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Alberta, Canada Type: Keyword type code: place Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Municipality Keyword: Summer villages Keyword: Urban municipality Type: Keyword type code: theme Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Access constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Other constraints: To access the data you must agree to the terms of the Open Government Licence - Alberta found at https://open.alberta.ca/licence Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Use constraints: Restriction code: license Other constraints: Your use of this information will be governed by the terms of the Open Government Licence - Alberta, in force as of the date you accessed the information, found at https://open.alberta.ca/licence Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Use limitation: Distribution Liability: Under the terms of the Open Government Licence - Alberta, the Information is licensed as is, and the Information Provider excludes all representations, warranties, obligations, and liabilities, whether express or implied, to the maximum extent permitted by law. The Information Provider is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information, and will not under any circumstances be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other loss, injury or damage caused by its use or otherwise arising in connection with this licence or the Information, even if specifically advised of the possibility of such loss, injury or damage. Resource constraints: Security constraints: Classification: Classification code: unclassified User note: Public/Unrestricted Classification system: Government of Alberta Data and Information Security Classification Handling description: https://imtpolicy.sp.alberta.ca/standards/Pages/Data-and-Information-Security-Classification.aspx Spatial representation type: Spatial representation type code: vector Language: Language Code: eng Character set: Character set code: utf8 Topic category: Topic category code: boundaries Extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: Extent type code: true West bound longitude: -114.90173 East bound longitude: -110.806087 South bound latitude: 51.137005 North bound latitude: 54.86529 Supplemental Information: Summer Villages in Alberta are defined by Orders-in-Council. Besides name, each Summer Village has a numeric identifier (i.e. 0009 for Argentia Beach) designated by Alberta Municipal Affairs documented in the Municipal Codes. The Municipal Codes document also contains the number of Alberta municipalities by type (i.e. City, Improvement District, etc.). Altalis Ltd. is the designated agent of Alberta Data Partnerships Ltd. (ADP) who provides the monthly update of the Summer Village shape file to Alberta Environment and Protected Areas, if there are changes commencing Nov. 2005.
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DISTRIBUTION INFO:

Distribution: Distribution format: Format: Name: File Geodatabase Version: 3.0 Specification: FGDB File decompression technique: ZIP Distribution format: Format: Name: Shapefile Version: 3.0 Specification: SHP File decompression technique: ZIP Distributor: Distributor: Distributor contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: Altalis Ltd. Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: 4037163490 Facsimile: 4037163494 Address: Address: Delivery point: Suite 1550, 635 - 8 Avenue SW City: Calgary Administrative area: Alberta Postal code: T2P 3M3 Country: Country: CA Electronic mail address: support@altalis.com Hours of service: 08:00 to 16:30 Monday to Friday Contact instructions: The layer is a part of the Base Features product which can be accessed and downloaded via the Open Data option from Altalis: https://www.altalis.com/ Role: Role code: distributor Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://geospatial.alberta.ca/titan/rest/services/boundaries/municipal_communities_public/MapServer Protocol: REST Name: boundaries/municipal_communities_public (Map Server) Description: Esri map service containing populated places in Alberta Function: Online function code: webService Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://geospatial.alberta.ca/portal/home/item.html?id=24c8aa099c5b470c8da41afcb72bfac4 Protocol: HTTPS Name: Communities Description: Esri map service portal page with linkage to Esri feature service and open web map service (WMS) Function: Online function code: information
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Data quality info:

Data quality: Scope: Scope: Hierarchy level: Scope code: dataset Lineage: Lineage: Statement: Source data was ADP Municipal Boundary Summer Village shape file which is part of a zip file delivered to Alberta Environment and Parks, Government of Alberta monthly that contains shapefiles of all municipality types maintained by Altalis. Process step: Process step: Description: Base Features initial compilation. Date and time: 2001-06-01T00:00:00 Processor: Responsible party: Organisation name: Alberta Environment and Protected Areas, Government of Alberta Position name: Information and Data Provisioning Services, Informatics Branch, Corporate Services Division Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Electronic mail address: AEP.GDAMetadata@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: processor Process step: Process step: Description: The latest MS Excel spreadsheet of the Municipal Codes is downloaded from the Alberta Municipal Affairs website and converted to dBase III format. The Summer Village table (SVILL_NAME and SVILL_CODE) of the Base Features Geoadministrative Areas Specification, is updated according to the Altalis Ltd. Municipal Boundary Change Tracking spreadsheet, and converted from MS Word to dBase III format. The original source Summer Village Shape file received from Altalis is processed, using a Informatics AML, to obtain a formatted Shape file preserved with the same original spatial accuracy. A 2nd AML is then run to obtain polygons attributed according to the Base Features Geoadministrative Areas Specification Summer Village table standard (i.e. SVILL_NAME and SVILL_CODE). The formatted shape polygon attribute values are validated against the Municipal Codes with the SVILL_NAME normalized with upper/lower case according to the Base Features Geoadministrative Areas Specification Summer Village table. Date and time: 2005-11-01T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Source data was ADP Municipal Boundary Summer Village shape file. Jarvis Bay had an intersection issue which did not get loaded. As there were no boundary update differences since last Base Features Summer Village version, and as a quick workaround, Jarvis Bay was taken out from the previous departmental Alberta Data Partnerships Summer Village layer and loaded into Summer Village shape layer. As Jarvis Bay was compiled to the Base Features standard, and thus had slight geometric variation from the most recent boundary representation in the ADP Summer Village shipment. Names were populated according to Base Features Geoadministrative Areas specification standard. Date and time: 2005-11-01T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Source data was ADP Municipal Boundary Summer Village shape file. Date and time: 2006-04-01T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Seba Beach - Annexation boundary change (O.C. 227/2010). Date and time: 2010-10-01T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Poplar Bay - Annexation boundary change (O.C. 227/2010 but apparently O.C. No. is incorrect). Date and time: 2011-02-01T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Kapasiwin - Changed south boundary to match Plan 5674HW Date and time: 2016-08-01T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Seba Beach - Annexation (O.C. 262/2017 Sept. 14, 2017) Date and time: 2017-11-01T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Sunset Beach - Boundary change (O.C. 33/2018 Feb. 21, 2018) Date and time: 2018-04-01T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Poplar Bay - Annexation (O.C. 405/2003. Sep 23. 2003) Date and time: 2019-02-13T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Horseshoe Bay - Boundaries corrected to follow Hydro Cadastral and not just hydro arc Date and time: 2022-01-05T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Poplar Bay - Annexation from the County of Wetaskiwin No. 10 (O.C. 211/2023. Nov 29, 2023) Date and time: 2024-01-10T00:00:00 Source: Source: Source citation: Citation: Title: Svillage.shp Date: missing Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Altalis Ltd. Role: Role code: originator Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Altalis Ltd. Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Delivery point: Calgary, Alberta Role: Role code: publisher Other citation details: Svillage.shp is part of a zip file delivered to Alberta Environment and Parks, Government of Alberta monthly that contains shapefiles of all municipality types maintained by Altalis.
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Metadata maintenance:

Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: Maintenance frequency code: asNeeded
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