January 29, 2020
ADVOCACY UPDATES
AUMA, in collaboration with RMA and IAMA, have received funding from FCM to develop and deliver group learning cohorts in which participating municipalities will work together to build their asset management capacity.
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Over 90 municipalities responded to the Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICFs) survey AUMA conducted. Results show that some municipalities are struggling to find the resources and willing partner necessary to progress.
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EVENTS
Municipal leaders are invited to register for AUMA’s spring Municipal Leaders’ Caucus, which will be held at the Westin Hotel in Edmonton on March 25 and 26.
Connecting with the provincial government is complicated. Understanding how policy decisions are made is critical. Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) for a conversation about policy priorities and engaging effectively with the Government of Alberta in 2020.
GOOD TO KNOW
Municipalities should make their voices heard during the Government of Alberta’s consultations for their upcoming 2020 budget! Access the online survey until February 7 at 4:30 p.m.

Attention AUMA members: the EQUS Alberta Forward For um, which focuses on rural economic development, happens in Olds, AB on February 24 and 25. Topics include broadband internet, resilience and innovation.

Infrastructure Asset Management Alberta (IAMA) is a not-for-profit that represents those with interests in infrastructure asset management. IAMA will host a workshop and AGM on February 12. The workshop topics include asset funding gaps and the impacts of climate events on asset management.

The Alberta Cycling Coalition is a like-minded group of individuals and organizations looking to make Alberta roads safer for cyclists. For more information on bylaw changes and other recommendations to make cycling safer in Alberta communities, please visit the Alberta Cycling Coalition website at albertacyclingcoalition.com, or contact them directly at albertacyclingcoalition@gmail.com.
Congratulations to the municipalities accepted to the Municipal Energy Champions Program

Congratulations to the six municipalities accepted to the Municipal Energy Champions Program. Learn more about the accepted municipalities here.

Get to know the Municipal Climate Action Landscape. This resource helps municipalities locate relevant climate change mitigation and adaptation education, funding, and more. Download the PDF version here.
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Outsourcing energy procurement, a service that's available at no additional cost to our members, could cost a municipality an additional

$10,000/year to $25,000/year.
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