AUMA members will be particularly interested in the proposed legal requirement that municipalities and school boards would need the approval of the provincial government before they can enter into agreements with the federal government.
Share your feedback about challenges and concerns your municipality has with the ICF process, and what resources or supports would be useful to help you complete ICFs. The deadline to complete this survey is December 31.
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The Recycling Council of Alberta launched a podcast to share projects about changing behaviours and polices to create a circular economy. One of the first episodes, “EPR in Alberta,” contains remarks from AUMA board member Peter Demong about Alberta’s next steps toward Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). Visit recycle.ab.ca for details and to subscribe.
FireSmart Canada is taking applications for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2020. So much of our province is covered by boreal forest that interfaces with our communities. This grant will help bring your community together while creating awareness of wildfires and resiliency. Apply before January 17, 2020. Visit the website for more details and to submit your application.
Municipal Energy Champions program supports municipalities
The Municipal Energy Champions program supports municipalities by providing free one-on-one support to a staff member looking to improve municipal operations through energy management. Apply for the
Municipal Energy Champions Programby December 20, 2019.