Innovative Efficiencies & Economic Readiness

Innovative Efficiencies & Economic Readiness

A strong team and local economy enables a sustainable high quality of life

Areas of Focus

Strategic GrowthInnovationAttraction 

What We Are Doing

Projects & Initiatives

Description

Progress (as of November 2022) %

Stormwater Utility Model: Options

Research, development and implementation of an alternative stormwater utility model.

20%

Alternate Revenue Generating: Research

Research alternate revenue generation opportunities across all current programs and services, and research new revenue sources.

50%

Corporate Asset Maturity Strategy

Advancing the Asset Management maturity of the organization through the design and implementation of strategies that support increased competency in the areas of Policy & Governance, People and Leadership, Data and Information, Planning and Decision Making and Contribution to Asset Management Practice.

20%

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Implementation of the ERP solution corporate wide to modernize existing legacy systems.  Initial implementation to target Finance, HR, and Procurement.

90%

Beautification and Entrance Landscaping

Evaluate existing beautification programs such as annual flower and tree installations to determine efficacy of focus areas, and to determine what Parks-related improvements can be accomplished for entrance features, including organic rehabilitation.

25%

Business incentive: Assessment/Options

Analyze existing incentives and explore additional incentive options.

25%

Comparative Energy: Study Review

Review and analyze study and prepare options for Council consideration.

80%

Hughes Lake Servicing Strategy

Assess and evaluate options for Hughes Lake and elsewhere, for Council consideration.

80%

Labour Market Study: Recommendations

In partnership with the GP Chamber of commerce and regional partners, complete a Labour Market Analysis and present options for Council consideration.
 

70%

New Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP)

Negotiate and update the jointly adopted Intermunicipal Development Plan.

25%

Bear Creek Corridor: Slope Stability StudyProfessional assessment of geo hazards, storm outfalls and setbacks to mitigate risks associated to the corridor.40%
Corporate Asset Maturity StrategyAdvancing the Asset Management maturity of the organization through the design and implementation of strategies that support increased competency in the areas of Policy & Governance, People and Leadership, Data and Information, Planning and Decision Making and Contribution to Asset Management Practice.70%
Cyber Security StrategyUpgrade existing network intrusion solutions and enhance infrastructure security. 90%
Healthcare Professionals: Recruitment/RetentionHealth Care professionals recruitment and retention (With City Manager/Intergovernmental. Affairs)20%
Land Inventory: Gap AnalysisThe City's Land Officer conducted a workshop with Council on June 24, 2022 to review the City's current land inventory. No gaps were identified at this time.100%
Road Structure ReviewComprehensive review and assessment of pavement structure to obtain options to improve performance.50%
Sport TourismDevelop a business case for an enhancement of sport tourism.10%
Municipal Development PlanInitiate the Municipal Development Plan Review.10%

What's Next

Projects & InitiativesDescription
Benefit Driven Procurement (Social Procurement)Analyze and assess the benefits and impacts of Benefit Driven Procurement.
Tourism Strategy: City ExpectationsAdditional input from Council is needed to understand where the line between the City and the Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association should be drawn.