June 16, 2021
AUMA/AMSC DIGEST
ADVOCACY UPDATES
  • Open for Summer Plan
  • Vaccine lottery
  • 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!

In a recent decision by the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, a municipality successfully relied on sections 530 and 531(1) of the Municipal Government Act to have a personal injury claim dismissed.
BUSINESS SERVICES
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.
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. Find out what your municipality can qualify for.
Caring for your mental health is critical right now. Don't miss the practical tips in our upcoming webinars, taking place every second Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Next week's topic: Relationship survival tips
GOOD TO KNOW
The Alberta and BC chapters of the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) are excited to host a stellar panel of experts on mental health and politics on June 23. Tune in to hear the panel members share their personal and professional experiences about mental health, politics, ideas, and their perspectives on tackling the challenge. Following the panel and join PAAC AB and BC for a networking session like no other. Register here.
ONLY FIVE SPOTS LEFT. APPLY NOW.
In one year, your municipality will have an energy management plan, better performing buildings, and noticeable energy savings. Get up to 80 per cent of an energy manager’s salary, or up to $80,000, for a one-year term. 
After you hire an energy manager, you will receive:
  • A dedicated professional to manage energy use from start to finish, for a fraction of the regular cost.
  • Peace of mind that you recruited the right candidate using our free hiring checklist.
  • Education for your council and staff about the ways to be more energy efficient.
  • A plan that details the path forward to more energy-efficient buildings.
  • Reassurance that your buildings are not wasting money.
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