June 10, 2021
June 30 is less than three weeks away. Are you ready to submit your resolution for review?
  • Open for Summer Plan
  • Referendum wording
  • Spring session to adjourn for summer
  • And more

Read the full update here.
Don’t miss the opportunity to nominate a municipal leader in your community for a 2021 AUMA Award! Award nominations must be submitted by July 9.

We're launching the new Municipal Environmental Award this year. Learn more and submit a nomination!

Environment and Parks has been working on completing the new Digital Regulatory Assurance System (DRAS) to launch on June 21, 2021. DRAS will be the only system applicants will use to submit Water Act approval applications, amendments and Code of Practice notices.

June is Pride Month, and AUMA joins Albertans in celebrating the diversity and contributions of LGBTQ2S+ communities across Canada. Check out the resources available to help your community celebrate. 

As part of its ongoing work under the Canada Infrastructure Plan, the Government of Canada committed to conducting a National Infrastructure Assessment to identify the needs and priorities for the nation’s infrastructure and plan for a net-zero emissions future by 2050.
We are pleased that additional funding streams have recently emerged to support the retrofit, repair, and installation of energy-efficient upgrades in aging community buildings. Read how we can help you access those funds.
We’re proud to offer AUMA members the first in a series of complimentary webinars geared toward increasing your knowledge and confidence in saving for retirement. 
Join us for a series of engaging webinars that will help answer your questions while developing your plans to return to the workplace. Over three sessions, we will be joined by several subject-matter experts who can assist your team in developing policies and procedures as employees head back into the office. 
The Alberta and BC Chapters of Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) are hosting a stellar panel of experts on mental health and politics on June 23. Join them as they share personal and professional experiences about mental health, politics, ideas, and perspectives on tackling the challenges they have encountered. Register here.
Save The Date: Munis 101 for summer villages is coming this September
As summer villages hold their elections in the summer, the Elected Officials Education Program (EOEP) is hosting virtual offerings of Munis 101 exclusively for summer villages in September. Registration will open in the coming month! 
Plan to hire your energy manager in the next fiscal year
We adjusted the Municipal Energy Manager program requirements so you can secure funding now and hire your energy manager in the new year.

“Since joining the program, I have already implemented energy conservation measures that will result in an estimated annual energy savings of $80,344 and an annual GHG emissions reduction of 380 tonnes. These savings were achieved through the program’s initial focus on identifying and implementing low-cost/no-cost measures.” Devin LaFleche, Sustainability and Transit Coordinator, Town of Devon