Asset Management Alberta invites AAMDC member municipalities to attend their second working group discussion on Thursday, February 16, 2012. This group meets three to four times per year and has garnered substantial municipal participation thus far.
If you would like to discuss the fundamentals of asset management, including what practices are currently being used in Alberta, this meeting will assist you in determining how your municipality can benefit. Essentially, asset management helps municipalities balance sustainable service delivery with cost efficiencies.
For more information or to RSVP, please contact:
City of St. Albert
Asset Management Alberta
Date: 16 February 2012
Time: 0930hrs (0845-0930 Continental Breakfast)
Location: Crossroads Church, 38105 Range Rd 275
Red Deer County, AB T4S 2N4
Southwest corner of 32nd Street and Hwy #2
1.Continental Breakfast – Networking at Church’s cafeteria. 0845-0930
3.Presentation – “Hinton’s Approach to Long-Term Capital Asset Management”
Bernie Kreiner, Town Manager, Town of Hinton 0945-1045
4.Question Response Review
1.Define asset management?
2.Does your municipality have an asset management program implemented?
3.What type of system do you use?
4.Do you have an asset registry? What assets are identified?
5.Who in your organization looks after asset management? Is it a central group at a corporate level?
Are there different departments involved?
6.Why is your organization looking at asset management or already doing asset management?
(Looking for why asset management is important in your organization).
7.From your organizations perspective what road blocks will you face in setting up or working with asset management?
(Either from experience or what you see as potential issues).
8.What are your long term plans for asset management? Resources required to reach these goals?
9.What are your expectations from the Asset Management Alberta Group? 1045-1200
5.Lunch - Network opportunity at the cafeteria. 1200-1300
6.Presentation – “Community Asset Management Program in the City of Lethbridge”
Joel Sanchez –Asset Manager, City of Lethbridge 1300 - 1345
7.The Next Steps:
a.Terms of Reference
d.Next Meeting – Volunteer Host (Lunch and Room Cost) 1345-1430
a.Round Table 1430-1500
Meeting Adjourned: 1500