Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014
The Framework establishes a high-level, systematic approach that supports local governments in moving toward service, asset and financial sustainability through an asset management approach. The development of the Framework was led by the Union of British Columbia Municipalities in partnership with Asset Management BC. The “Asset Management for Sustainable Service Delivery: A BC Framework (Short Version)” is now available.
Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
Thursday, May 12, 2016 9AM – 3PM, Selkirk College, Castlegar BC
The Selkirk Geospatial Research Centre is hosting a 1 day workshop on asset management and planning needs of smaller municipalities. This workshop will benefit communities that have limited budgets or in-house technical support for asset management and those that are just getting started with asset management. Register Now…
Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
Victoria – Monday, April 25, 2016 from 10:30AM – 12:30PM
Vancouver – Monday, April 25, 2016 from 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Canada’s latest Infrastructure Report Card (CIRC) was released in January 2016 and these presentations will overview the CIRC process, results, and provide some ideas on how to engineer our infrastructure to sustain it over the long term.
Register in Victoria.
Register in Vancouver.
Posted: Friday, March 4th, 2016
The MMCD Asset Data Exchange Standard project is complete and standardized files and supporting documentation are ready for download. The standard is build on the MMCD Municipal CAD Standard, with the end result of a single source of infrastructure data submission to the Local Government with physical properties and lifecycle management attributes. For more information and download, see MMCD’s announcement.
Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2016
Now available: AMBC_Newsletter_Issue 16, February 2016
Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016
Understanding the lifecycle cost implications of land-use decisions over time can help reduce future infrastructure costs. To assist local governments in estimating the life cycle-cost implications of different types of developments over a 100 year period, the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development (MCSCD), in collaboration with local governments, other agencies and the private sector has developed the Community Infrastructure Planning Decision Support Tool. The Tool is excel-based and open source. Links to the Tool and User Guide can be found here.
Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016
The Municipal Natural Capital Initiative will support 4-6 pilot municipalities to integrate natural assets into their existing asset management processes, as described in detail in the Call for Expressions of Interest (available here). The initiative provides an excellent opportunity to maximize the value of current or planned asset management efforts, and leverage substantial new resources and support.
Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2016
A welcome to Atlantic Infrastructure Management Network (AIM): www.aimnetwork.ca
Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Now available: AMBC_Newsletter_Issue 15, September 2015
Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015
NAMS training for local government staff in Parksville September 30th to October 2nd, 2015.
Cost of 3 day course $1650 per participant. Cost includes all training material, continental breakfast and lunch for 3 days. Subsidy may be available. Contact: Wally Wells at Asset Management BC at firstname.lastname@example.org
Quality Inn Bayside has a preferred room rate of $99 per night for participants.
Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Now available: AMBC_Newsletter_Issue 14, July 2015