Your municipality has developed a strategic Asset Management Policy and Asset Management Plan. What comes next?

Below you will find a video, case study and tool all developed to help municipal staff embed asset management perspectives into your daily operations and business processes.

Watch Implementing Asset Management video

Time investment: 4.5 minutes

Hear MyTown’s Chief Administrative Officer share approaches to embedding asset management practices into its municipal operations and discover the benefits.

You’ll learn how to apply three approaches to implement asset management in your community:

  • Contribute to aligned priorities and increased collaboration across departments
  • Provide a robust decision-making framework for your entire municipality
  • Empower staff and Council to continuously improve practices

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Learn how other communities are advancing their asset management practices

Saint-Quentin’s Visitor Information Centre at the old train station.Time investment: 10 minutes

Read and be inspired by the Balancing sustainable service delivery and municipal budgets case study. Learn from the Ville de Saint-Quentin, a small municipality in New Brunswick that shares their experience in implementing asset management processes to strengthen decision-making and meet the needs of their growing town.


Assess your municipality’s asset management practices and identify areas for improvement

Time investment: 2-4 hours, one or two times per year

Use the Checklist: Implementing management in your municipality with your cross-functional asset management team to:Picture of the cover page of the Checklist: Implementing management in your municipality

  • Assess your municipality’s current overall approach to asset management
  • Identify areas for improvement
  • Enrich discussions about asset management between departments
  • Discover opportunities to better implement your asset management systems and practices across your municipality


Watch Webinar: Implementing asset management in your municipality

Time investment: 57 minutes

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What’s next
Looking for more resources to help your municipality make asset management part of its routine? Check out these articles, case studies and tools.
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Asset management implementation playbook

This guide, worksheet and annual schedule template created by the Northwest Territories Association of Communities (NWTAC) will help your municipality put asset management planning into practice.

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Operationalizing Asset Management: It’s about People, Too

Read this article (available in English only) from Asset Management BC to learn about what the City of Courtenay did to operationalize AM in their municipality.

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Case study: Operationalizing asset management

Read this case study (available in English only) Asset Management BC’s case study about how the City of Mission operationalized asset management.

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Municipal business process mapping

Read the presentation about the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality developed an asset management process map from their playbook.

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Asset management training

Sign up today for one of the training opportunities listed below. There are national and local events tailored to meet your community’s needs.

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Asset management resource library

We've gathered resources to explain infrastructure planning and asset management, and listed sources of training, conferences and more. Take a look!

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