Entries by Lee Johnson

Newsletter Winter 2020

Topics include: Feature Article: Creating the Sustainable Service Survival Kit – How can we Communicate AM better? Case Study: Fund First, Manage Second – Colwood Sustainable Infrastructure Replacement Plan Case Study: Regional District of qathet Successfully Tackles Asset Management Courtenay’s Asset Management Bylaw Decision, and much more

Canadian Infrastructure Report Card 2019

The Canadian Infrastructure Report Card offers an objective look at the state of core public infrastructure across Canada. This is the third iteration of the report which provides a timely update and finds that the state of Canada’s infrastructure is at risk and will require significant attention in the coming decades. To read more about […]

Newsletter Conference ed., July 2019

Asset Management BC’s Annual Conference is November 6-7, 2019 at the Radisson Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, BC. This years Conference theme is Innovate, Communicate and Celebrate – A Culture of Continuous Improvement.   The Wednesday, November 6, 2019 keynote speaker is Tom Barnes, LL.B., Chief Executive Officer for the Municipla Insurance Association of BC.  Keynote […]

Newsletter Winter 2019

Topics include: • Feature Article: Congratulations, you have been elected, now what? • UBCM Awards Program for Asset Management • Annual Report for FCM’s Municipal Asset Management • Cast Study: Kelowna uses the BC Framework • And much more…

AM & Climate Change Adaptation Wizard – Canadian Pilot

Public Sector Digest (PSD) is seeking municipalities interested in participating in a pilot initiative, rolling out the UKCIP climate change adaptation wizard in Canada. Your municipality will work with PSD and Dr. Peter Walton from Oxford University to introduce the climate change adaptation wizard to your asset management program.   To learn more about the pilot […]

The BC Framework – Primer on Climate Change and Asset Management

For many asset intensive services, climate change makes it more difficult to deliver desired levels of service. It amplifies risk and increases costs required to manage these risks. The greatest impacts are to transportation systems, buildings, water management systems, and marine infrastructure. These assets represent the majority of local government infrastructure assets.   Climate change […]

2018 Asset Management BC Conference Survey

Thanks for participating in the 2018 Asset Management BC Conference.   As a delegate/presenter/sponsor, Asset Management BC would like to solicit your input in order to improve the conference in 2019. Please take some time and fill out the following survey questions.  The survey can be launched >> here Your input is greatly appreciated!

EXTENDED: Municipal Natural Assets Project in a BC Watershed

Healthy natural assets can provide – or be restored and managed to provide – services just like engineered assets, often at lower cost. The Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) offers tools and support so that local governments can integrate natural assets into their asset management and financial processes.   MNAI is currently offering a watershed-level program […]

Newsletter Fall 2018

Topics include: Feature Article: Asset Management BC Annual Conference September 26 & 27 What would you tell a new municipal Council? Perspective Series Talking Asset Management: Five Communication Hacks for Elected Officials Cast Study: AM & Maintenance – Partners for Life And much more… View Newsletter >

Newsletter Summer 2018

Topics Include: Asset Management BC 2018 – Annual Conference Feature Article: Developing a Common Asset Management Policy for Local Governments in BC Celebrating a Decade of Living Water Smart in BC – Where to From Here? A Closer Look at the Service Sustainability Assessment Tool in Action – Interview with Doug Allin, Township of Spallumcheen […]