“Land use planning in British Columbia may be significantly improved when integrated with asset management planning in local governments,” writes Kim Fowler, a member of the BC Local Government Asset Management Working Group (and former Director of Sustainability with the City of Victoria) in her paper titled “Local Government Land Use and Asset Management Planning in BC: Proposed Sustainable Service Improvements”.
“The accelerating pace of change in our communities will continue, requiring local governments to become much more nimble, collaborative and integrated with a long-term focus. Each local government may determine where to start based on its particular circumstances, whether that be an asset management policy or plan, corporate strategic plan or long-term financial plan."
TO LEARN MORE: To read the complete story posted on the Water Bucket website, click on Sustainable Service Delivery: Need for Local Governments to be Nimble, Collaborative and Integrated
Also, visit Kim Fowler's new website at www.SustainabilityMakesCents.com "More will be added in the near future including a blog, some videos and interviews, and a few case studies," reports Kim Fowler.