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 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…

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 […]

Dashboard Assessment and Reporting Tools

A new tool is available to help staff and Councils understand the current sustainability of the services being provided in their communities. The Service Sustainability Assessment Tool was made to help local governments identify current sustainability performance and prepare for the future. Once populated with data, the ‘Dashboard’ tool can generate reports for staff, management, and Council. To […]

Newsletter Winter 2018

Topics Include: Feature Article: Operationalizing Asset Management: It’s About People, Too Technology is Changing Asset Management Asset Management BC. A New Look – to Serve You Better Your Primer for 12th Annual CNAM National Conference View Newsletter >

Status of Asset Management in British Columbia

The Status of Asset Management in British Columbia: Results from the 2016 Gas Tax Fund Asset Management Baseline Survey is now available.   In May 2016, UBCM launched the Phase 1 Asset Management Assessment Form – Baseline Survey collecting responses from all 189 local governments in BC.  While each local government provided discrete data, this […]

Newsletter Fall 2017

Topics Include: Feature Article: Managing Assets in the Context of Future “Climate” Uncertainty AM BC Conference: Asset Management Scalable – Doable – Achievable Communities of Practice Hold National Workshop in Edmonton City of Rossland Tackles Asset Management View Newsletter >