May 20, 2020
COVID-19
Check for the latest updates on AUMA's special COVID-19 page .

AUMA appreciates Dr. Deena Hinshaw and other experts taking the time to discuss with our members what a "relaunch" means for municipal and community services. Thank you to the over 700 people who registered for the discussion.

Alberta Environment and Parks has published a guidance document for flushing water systems. The guide is for both building, and business operators who operate within buildings that have been affected by low or zero occupancy and have had reduced water flow during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ADVOCACY UPDATES

AUMA has long advocated for expanding the electronics recycling program because it will create local jobs, protect the environment, and provide recycling services that are needed by all Albertans.
Applications are now open for grants of up to $50,000 toward initiatives that enable your community to make informed decisions about operating, maintaining and replacing its infrastructure.
GOOD TO KNOW
The deadline for municipalities to submit a practice for the 2020 Minister’s Awards for Municipal Excellence has been extended to May 31. This year’s program has been changed to include new award categories, whose topics include economic strength, community safety, innovation, and smaller municipalities.

RhPAP’s Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference is scheduled to take place in Drayton Valley on October 6-8. The theme for this event will be “Put on your Perspectacles: Looking through the rural lens” and will focus on issues related to rural health provider attraction and retention. Click here to receive updates from the conference mailing list.







Learn how the City of Leduc made their recreation facility energy efficient

Learn how your recreation facility can reduce energy use and save costs with the Action Centre and the City of Leduc on May 26 at 2 p.m.

Your Action Centre has been short-listed for an Alberta Emerald Award. Join us online at the award ceremony on June 2 at 4 p.m. RSVP here.

Pembina is hosting a Financing Solar Energy webinar on May 21. Register now.

Keep up-to-date with the latest news, tips, case studies, and research on how to save money and save the planet. Register for the Action Centre’s seasonal newsletter.
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