May 1, 2019
BOARD NEWS

On April 26, the AUMA Board of Directors voted in favour of accepting the resignation of Ed Sosnowski, Mayor of the Village of Myrnam, who served as Director, Villages East, and Chair of the AUMA Audit and Finance Committee. The resignation is effective immediately. READ MORE
ADVOCACY UPDATES

The Alberta Government is moving ahead with its Red Tape Reduction Strategy, and AUMA wants to take a proactive approach by connecting with our members and identifying areas that could be streamlined . READ MORE

Do you aspire to be the voice of Alberta municipalities on a national level? Here’s your chance! FCM is seeking nominations for provincial and territorial reps and AUMA is offering sponsorship for a successful Alberta candidate. READ MORE

The Alberta Ombudsman is contacted by citizens who feel something is not fair – perhaps the outcome of a decision does not go as expected or necessary information is not fully communicated or understood. Investigations into municipal complaints can take a variety of forms.
BUSINESS NEWS

Research conducted by Morneau Sheppell a few years ago suggests that companies with an employee and family assistance program (EFAP) can see a return of about $8.70 on every $1 invested in the program.    READ MORE

Please join AUMA President Barry Morishita for an e-meeting taking place on May 9, from 3 - 3:30 p.m . to talk about our Support Canadian Energy campaign plan for the FCM Conference in Quebec from May 30 - June 2. Please feel free to invite members of your council if you would like them to attend as well. 
AUMA's Public Risk Conference takes place May 8 - 9, Edmonton
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(photo credit: Government of Alberta website)
DID YOU KNOW?

Our Employee and Family Assistance Program offers personalized support to
7500 people.
Do you know of an Alberta-based Small to Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) or potential network partner who may be interested in working with your Municipality to provide sustainable solutions to low-carbon community-scale electricity generation? Share the Municipal Community Generation Challenge  Program Guide  and complete the  Network Partner Registration Form .

MCCAC is hiring an Energy and Climate Change Advisor . The Advisor is responsible for developing MCCAC’s climate change and clean energy extension services for Alberta municipalities. Know someone perfect for the job? Share the job posting .
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The EOEP offers courses that address the core challenges faced by municipal elected officials including ethical governance, intermunicipal collaboration and financial decision-making.
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