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For Fri Jul 25 16:14:00 MDT 2014


  The AUMA wants to hear about your citizen engagement practices Citizen engagement is a fundamental aspect of effective municipal governance and relates to a wide range of issues, including land use planning, community infrastructure, transportation and social programs.
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Have your say: Members’ survey The AUMA is conducting a survey of its valued members regarding perceptions and opinions of its wholly owned subsidiary, AMSC.
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AUMA seeks talented individuals to join its committees
To get the most out of your AUMA membership, get involved.
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Webinar: new Alberta Community Partnership Program
Last week, AUMA hosted a webinar with Municipal Affairs about the recently launched Alberta Community Partnership Program.
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Drivers! Do You Know How to Zipper Merge?
That is a question that more Alberta drivers might need to answer soon, as the practice of “zipper merging” is under consideration by some municipalities, including the City of Edmonton.
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City of Edmonton tests powering City buses with clean energy
Starting in June, the City of Edmonton began testing two public transit buses entirely powered by electricity.
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Free workshop to learn more about railway safety
Municipalities have the opportunity to attend a free workshop relating to improving the safety of rail transportation of dangerous goods.
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Find out what’s new with RCMP services
In early July, the AUMA was pleased to offer a webinar with R.C.M.P.’s K-Division and Alberta’s Solicitor General to present information on what’s new with federal policing services.
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Has your municipality registered its automated external defibrillators?
In 2013, Alberta Health Services launched a province-wide Public Access to Defibrillator database to register the location of provincial automated external defibrillators.
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Apply for a Green Municipal Fund grant to help you plan for a sustainable future
Is your municipality planning for a more environmentally sustainable future? You may be eligible for a grant from FCM’s Green Municipal Fund.
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The climate is changing – Is your stormwater infrastructure ready?
With increases in extreme weather and precipitation expected to become new climate realities, municipalities face challenges in addressing the resiliency of their stormwater systems.
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Latest Small Communities Newsletter now available
This edition includes articles about the New Alberta Community Partnership program, AUMA’s submission on the Municipal Government Act Review and more...
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Limitation Period for Challenging a Municipal Bylaw
A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal (2014 ABCA 229) has provided clarification regarding the limitation period in which an application challenging a municipal bylaw must be brought.
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Tips for helping employees manage heart failure
According to research at the Univ. of Alta., individuals with heart failure, and their families, often lack “basic knowledge” about the condition and how they should manage their health care between visits to the doctor.
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Have a safe and sensational barbecue season
One of the great joys of summer is sharing a barbecue with family and friends.
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Albertans: guard against inflation in retirement!
As you think about what your financial needs will be in retirement, a key consideration will be to ensure your income outpaces inflation.
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