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Q2 Asset Management Workshops and Events in Ontario!

What a turnout at our last working group in Peterborough! A huge thanks to the City of Peterborough, Fleming College, Peterborough Utilities, City of Kawartha-Lakes and the Ministry of Infrastructure who presented about their asset management programs. Presentation slides are now posted.

Q2 2018 is lined up with quite a few events and more to be announced!

Click here to view and register for all Asset Management Ontario Events!

Comply with Ontario’s New Asset Management Regulation Workshops
April 23rd, 2018, 9am – 3pm
Hosted by Huron County
Libro Community Centre, Clinton, ON

Cost: This event is free to all municipal and public sector utilities staff.
Additional Sessions: Follow the link above for information about 4 additional sessions across Ontario.
This event is offered through the Municipal Asset Management Program, which is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and funded by the Government of Canada.

Q2 2018 Working Group Session
April 26th, 2018, 9am – 3pm
Hosted by Town of Halton Hills
Town of Halton Hills Offices

Cost: This event is free to all municipal and public sector utilities staff
Attend in person or online!

AM Ontario 2018 AGM & Workshops
June 13-14, 2018
Hosted by Town of Oakville
Oakville Convention & Banquet Centre

Save the Date! More details to come!

Ottawa Workshop Rescheduled

The January 22nd workshop has been rescheduled due to overlap with ROMA’s conference Jan 21-23rd in Toronto. The workshop will be rescheduled in late February/early March.

If you have signed up, you will receive updates regarding the new date. We apologize for any inconvenience due to this change.

Save the Date! December 11th Working Group & Year-end Networking Session in Town of Oakville

The Town of Oakville will be hosting our next working group session!

As usual, our working group sessions are for municipal asset management practitioner members and membership is free of charge!

We have an exciting agenda including presentations from the Town of Oakville, Halton Region, Ministry of Infrastructure & Asset Management Ontario.

The agenda and webinar details will be posted in our Member Resources section in the next few days. If you would like to attend in person, please RSVP to curtisching@amontario.ca

See you there!

September Asset Management Ontario Newsletter & Working Group Agenda Posted!

The September Asset Management Ontario Newsletter and Working Group Agenda has been posted. Please click on the following link to view: https://www.amontario.ca/member-resources/working-group-materials/fall2017-sept26/

With over 10 municipalities attending in person and additional online participation, we are expecting an exciting Working Group in the City of London tomorrow. See you there – we will be starting at 10AM!

Curtis
Chair, Asset Management Ontario

Save the date! September 26th, 2017

The September working group will be held September 26th, 9:30am to 3pm at the London Convention Centre (300 York St., London, Ontario).

Our agenda will include the following and more:

  • City of London’s Level of Service Framework Journey
  • Decision making and analytics aided by Assetic
  • Building capacity to meet Municipal Asset Management Planning Regulation
  • Round table discussion:
    • Lessons Learned
    • Best Practices
    • Capacity Gaps

Our working groups are free for municipal practitioners to attend. Please RSVP to leannebrannigan@amontario.ca  – Past-Chair, Asset Management Ontario to attend.

See you there!

FCM seeking Municipal Partners!!

Building Inclusive Green Municipalities is a five year, $5.8M initiative. Funding includes a $4.9M contribution from Global Affairs Canada as well as in-kind contributions from Canadian and South African municipalities.

Building Inclusive Green Municipalities’ focus:

  • Improve the capacity of South African municipal governments to support effective service delivery, inclusive local green economic growth and enhanced climate change mitigation and adaptation measures.
  • Empower women, youth and vulnerable groups, and ensure their inclusion in the political, economic and social life of their community.
  • Reduce poverty and improve climate change mitigation in targeted municipalities of the Eastern Cape Province.

To find out more and/or apply, please click on the following link: Building Inclusive and Green Municipalities Program