McIntosh Perry delivers quality asset management
It’s a comprehensive document that covers everything from inventory of assets to required repairs, maintenance schedules and what the best options are for individual municipalities in long-
McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd. is a recognized leader for asset management, having built a highly-
McIntosh Perry’s Alex Siciliano said townships use asset management plans to sustain services for their residents and to enhance the competitiveness of its businesses, agriculture and industry by managing the municipality’s assets cost effectively. Within that, municipalities are now required to invest in asset management planning in order to receive government funding.
“It comes down to being a necessity for municipalities to get funding, but it provides a lot more than that,” Siciliano said. “It’s a comprehensive document that covers everything from inventory of assets to required repairs, maintenance schedules and what the best options are for individual municipalities in long-
McIntosh Perry’s extensive experience in infrastructure, combined with its long-
This was illustrated through the recent delivery of an in-
The Township of South Stormont’s overall plan took a long-
McIntosh Perry worked with South Stormont staff and council to develop a plan that was tailored to the specific needs of the township. The commitment and dedication of these municipal members was extremely beneficial in delivering a study that best suited the municipality.
As part of its overall asset management commitment, McIntosh Perry incorporates
many aspects of the multi-
“GIS is a powerful tool from both our perspective and for the municipality,” Siciliano said. “It gave us the ability to present the municipality with a visual representation of its assets.”
He added that GIS gives municipalities an advantage as data from numerous major infrastructure types can be incorporated into one report, allowing the township to better plan where and when to complete repairs or rejuvenation.
During the South Stormont planning process, McIntosh Perry also inspected each treatment plant within the township to assess their individual system components. This achieved a clear picture to better predict ongoing work needed, upkeep costs and maintenance for the treatment assets.
McIntosh Perry also incorporated 10-
The plans can also have a lasting positive effect on improving asset maintenance, by giving municipalities options to preserve and extend life expectancy of assets. This was seen in South Stormont by recommending low-
Siciliano noted that asset management plans are working documents, which are continually evolving to reflect the municipality’s budget, changing project needs and goals.
Asset management is a crucial component in municipal infrastructure planning and maintenance. McIntosh Perry has completed asset management plans for both urban and rural municipalities and has been highly successful in assisting municipalities with obtaining funding.
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