The Cost Sharing for Success report is the culmination of nearly a year of deliberations involving political and administrative representatives from rural and urban municipalities. Participants were tasked with analyzing the Alberta context concerning cost-sharing agreements.
In 2008, the AAMDC hosted the Rural Matters! national symposium. The event brought delegates together from across the nation to discuss issues pertaining to rural Canada and set rural priorities. As a result, rural stakeholders were encouraged to take those priorities home and advocate for them.
The Citizen Engagement Toolkit has been developed by the AAMDC and the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association to assist municipalities in engaging their citizens in decision-making. This software-based tool uses guided questions to direct the user to appropriate engagement tools and captures the results in an engagement plan.
In response to Resolution 15-05F Integrated Community Sustainability Plan Development and as part of the funding requirements of the New Deal for Cities and Communities (NDCC), the AAMDC has developed a toolkit to assist administrators develop their municipality's ICSP.