The Town of the Pas has been working on creating an Asset Management Plan, which helps prepare a municipality for the life span and usage of all municipal infrastructure, as well as planning for upgrades and replacements.
As populations dwindle in rural and northern areas, planning for the future of communities and infrastructure is crucial, and an Asset Management Plan can help foster that.
“As a municipality, we really had to work on developing an Asset Management Plan,” said Town of The Pas Mayor Herb Jaques. “Some of the funding from the federal government, as it relates to Gas Tax and transfer payments, will require communities right across the country to develop a plan like this going into the future."
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