July 21, 2021
AUMA/AMSC DIGEST
ADVOCACY UPDATES
Registration is now live for the Elected Officials Education Program Munis 101 orientation being offered exclusively for Summer Villages in September 2021.
  • Oct. 18 municipal election ballot will feature referenda (daylight savings time and equalization payment), and Senate nominee candidates
AUMA’s Board of Directors plans to bring forward a resolution calling on the Province to provide bridge funding for HHW collection until an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program is in place.

You have less than a month in which to nominate a municipal leader in your community for a 2021 AUMA Award! Award nominations must be submitted by August 13, 2021.

As COVID-19 restrictions lift and employees begin their return to work, many employers may be inclined to maintain some type of remote work arrangement for their employees. Employers should be mindful of some of the privacy considerations that could apply.
GOOD TO KNOW
Changes to Alberta’s tobacco and vaping regulations come into effect at the end of July 2021. See the Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Municipal Update for an overview of legislative changes and information on how your municipality may be affected.
The Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta (FRIAA) Is pleased to announce a new Request for Expressions of Interest in the FRIAA FireSmart program.
The RFEOI submission closing date is 4:00 P.M. on September 13, 2021. You can find details and application package supporting materials on the RFEOI here.
How to borrow energy auditing equipment from the Tool Lending Library
Any municipal staff member responsible for managing municipal facilities can borrow energy auditing tools, for free.

Follow these easy steps to reserve the tool you want to borrow:

Step 1: Register - Create an account
Step 2: Reserve - Reserve tools
Step 2: Confirm - Our team will confirm your reservation
Step 3: Deliver - The tools get shipped directly to you, or you pick it them up
Step 4: Return - Drop off or ship the tools back to us when you are finished 


It really is that easy!
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