Asset Management for Sustainable Service Delivery
Sustainable service delivery through an iterative asset management process
Sound asset management practices support sustainable service delivery by considering community priorities, informed by an understanding of the trade-offs between available resources and the desired services.
Infrastructure represents a significant investment for every local government. A formal approach to the management of infrastructure assets is essential to support making informed decisions, to provide services in the most cost-effective manner over the entire asset life cycle, and to demonstrate stewardship to customers, investors and other stakeholders.
- Community infrastructure is a foundation of sustained and growing economic and social development.
- Infrastructure is critical to meeting recreational, institutional, cultural and other needs of the community.
- Properly built and effectively maintained infrastructure supports public health and safety, and mitigates potential adverse environmental impacts.
- Financial sustainability requires strong connections between long term infrastructure investment needs and long term funding plans.
- Well-informed decisions contribute to achieving the goals of the community, while balancing the financial capacity of current and future generations.
- Why asset management is necessary?
- What asset management is?
- How asset management can be implemented?
- Asset Management BC: Asset Management BC is a leader in providing strategic direction, resources, and tools that support local governments in implementing asset management www.assetmanagementbc.ca
- Community Infrastructure Planning Decision Support Tool
- Taking Action in Government Operations > Infrastructure
- Broad Planning