BC Smaller Communities To Benefit From Funding

June 15, 2021

BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Government of Canada is investing $693,626 in 15 new projects in British Columbia communities through the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP), delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. The program helps municipalities strengthen local infrastructure planning and decision-making by increasing local asset management capacity through investments in activities such as asset management training, technology and software enhancements and information sharing.

“Through the Municipal Asset Management Program, FCM continues to help municipalities of all sizes, especially small and rural, manage municipal infrastructure and make stronger investment decisions based on reliable data. FCM supports communities from coast to coast to coast by providing funding, training, and resources to develop sustainable solutions that work and improve the quality of life for residents,” said Joanne Vanderheyden, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

MAMP offers funding, training, and resources to help municipalities strengthen their asset management practices thereby enabling them to make informed infrastructure investment decisions.

The following initiatives have been approved for funding through the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP) funded by the Government of Canada and delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM).

With funding from MAMP:

Funding for these 15 new initiatives amounts to $693,626.

Municipality Project title MAMP funding
Village of Fruitvale Asset management initiative: phase 1 and phase 2 $50,000
City of Enderby Asset register refinement $17,440
City of Salmon Arm Establishing Salmon Arm’s asset management program $40,000
Village of New Denver Asset management initiative: phase 1 and phase 2 $50,000
Sechelt Indian Government District 2020 sewer and drainage asset management bay view neighbourhood $50,000
Capital Regional District Asset life-cycle assessment policy and procedures $50,000
District of West Kelowna AMP policy, training and data validation $50,000
Columbia-Shuswap Regional District CSRD potable water asset management plan $50,000
Village of Cache Creek Ashcroft – Cache Creek asset management collaboration $49,545
Village of Fraser Lake Village of Fraser Lake asset management framework & centralization project $50,000
Village of Chase 2020 pavement condition assessment and capital planning $50,000
Village of Keremeos Asset management investment plan $40,000
Village of Ashcroft Ashcroft – Cache Creek asset management collaboration $48,851
Village of Kaslo Kaslo asset management implementation project $50,000
K’omoks First Nation K’omoks First Nation: community infrastructure asset inventory $47,790

 

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