Working with support from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), MFOA is providing a number of tools for municipalities related to asset management. The tools include:
•Nine financial asset management case studies. See our Asset Management Honour Roll
•Excel templates to forecast asset management plan costs and revenues (multiple sizes blank and sample populated) as well as a Guide to the template
•An infrastructure report card primer and sample report card spreadsheet
•An asset management plan checklist
Six AM tip sheets:
•Tip sheet 1: reporting to council on asset management plans.
•Tip sheet 2: meeting requirements of Ontario Regulation 284/09.
•Tip sheet 3: budgeting for long term asset management including potential revenue streams and debt management strategies.
•Tip sheet 4: integrating asset management into long-term financial planning and strategic planning.
•Tip sheet 5: council decision-making based on the evidence from the asset management plan. Tips to assist with asset management related decisions on issues such as: funding, infrastructure deficits, setting priorities and expanding capital budgets when appropriate.
•Tip sheet 6: questions and answers about asset management planning and implementation.
•These tools are meant to compliment tools already provided on the Asset Management section of the website of the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure.