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File #: AR-17-374    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/20/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/21/2017 Final action:
Title: Application for Federation of Canadian Municipalities Asset Management Grant Presented by: Dean Schick, Manager of Transportation
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Application for Federation of Canadian Municipalities Asset Management Grant
Presented by: Dean Schick, Manager of Transportation

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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1. That Council direct Administration to apply for a grant funding opportunity from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Municipal Asset Management Program for the 2017-2019 Road (Pavement) Data Collection Programs.

2. That the City of St. Albert commits to conducting the following activities in its proposed project submitted to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Municipal Asset Management Program to advance our asset management program:

· Detailed Pavement Condition Assessment and Monitoring
· Pavement Management Software System Upgrades
· Staff Training

3. That the City of St. Albert commits up to a maximum $12,500.00 from its approved Engineering budget towards 20% of the costs of this initiative.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT
The purpose of this report is to meet a requirement of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Municipal Asset Management Grant Program, by having Council support an application for grant funding through a Council resolution.

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BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
The Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP) is a five-year, $50-million program funded by Infrastructure Canada to support Canadian municipalities and communities in making informed infrastructure investment decisions based on stronger asset management practices. The program offers grant funding as well as training and capacity-building activities to increase skills within municipalities and local governments to sustainably maintain their asset management programs now and in the future.

This grant funding opportunity will allow the City to apply for a maximum of $50,000.00 towards an asset management program. The grant funding can only cover 80% of the total cost of a proposed asset management improvement program with the last 20% required to b...

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