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Areas of Focus
What We Are Doing
Projects & Initiatives
Progress (as of November 2022) %
Stormwater Utility Model: Options
Research, development and implementation of an alternative stormwater utility model.
Alternate Revenue Generating: Research
Research alternate revenue generation opportunities across all current programs and services, and research new revenue sources.
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.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Implementation of the ERP solution corporate wide to modernize existing legacy systems. Initial implementation to target Finance, HR, and Procurement.
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.
Business incentive: Assessment/Options
Analyze existing incentives and explore additional incentive options.
Comparative Energy: Study Review
Review and analyze study and prepare options for Council consideration.
Hughes Lake Servicing Strategy
Assess and evaluate options for Hughes Lake and elsewhere, for Council consideration.
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.
New Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP)
Negotiate and update the jointly adopted Intermunicipal Development Plan.
|Bear Creek Corridor: Slope Stability Study||Professional assessment of geo hazards, storm outfalls and setbacks to mitigate risks associated to the corridor.||40%|
|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.||70%|
|Cyber Security Strategy||Upgrade existing network intrusion solutions and enhance infrastructure security.||90%|
|Healthcare Professionals: Recruitment/Retention||Health Care professionals recruitment and retention (With City Manager/Intergovernmental. Affairs)||20%|
|Land Inventory: Gap Analysis||The 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 Review||Comprehensive review and assessment of pavement structure to obtain options to improve performance.||50%|
|Sport Tourism||Develop a business case for an enhancement of sport tourism.||10%|
|Municipal Development Plan||Initiate the Municipal Development Plan Review.||10%|
|Projects & Initiatives||Description|
|Benefit Driven Procurement (Social Procurement)||Analyze and assess the benefits and impacts of Benefit Driven Procurement.|
|Tourism Strategy: City Expectations||Additional input from Council is needed to understand where the line between the City and the Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association should be drawn.|