Engaging the Community to Set Realistic Expectations

Consulting the public regarding levels of service is an opportunity to engage the community’s feedback on how to balance service levels with risk, and cost. O. Reg. 588/17 requires municipalities to complete public consultation as part of the process to determine proposed or target levels of service. Discussion points could include:

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It is common for smaller municipalities that lack financial and staff resources to share assets, services, staff resources and asset management software. The Municipality of Wawa hired an asset management coordinator as a shared staff resource with three other small municipalities in Algoma district: the Township of Hornepayne, the Township of White River and the Township of Dubreuilville. This partnership with other small municipalities helped Council advance asset management programs, despite having limited financial resources and technical expertise.