Grant will help municipalities plan for future

Chris Clegg
South Peace News

Three local municipalities are among 25 in Alberta to receive financial support for stronger asset management practices.

The Government of Canada is providing local communities with tools and support for evidence-based decision-making that will help them plan a healthier, safer and more prosperous future for everyone.

Northern Sunrise County, the Town of Slave Lake and Town of Valleyview are receiving money through the Municipal Asset Management Program [MAMP)] delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities [FCM] on behalf of the federal government.

The 25 projects announced Feb. 24 ensure Alberta municipalities have the tools and technology necessary to make well-informed decisions for the long term. Canada’s infrastructure plan is resulting in thousands of projects, creating jobs across the country and building stronger communities.

Municipality Purpose Grant

Northern Sunrise County Asset management $46,837
Town of Slave Lake Asset essentials $50,000
Town of Valleyview Inventory & assessment of underground infrastructure
[water, sewer, sanitary] $40,000

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