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Strategic Planning

"The best in the West by a damsite!"

  • TOB 207 – Public Participation Policy
  • Capital Projects
  • Studies and Plans
  • 2019 – 2026 Strategic Plan
    • The Strategic Plan is a document that is reviewed on a regular basis to ensure the goals and action plans remain relevant to the communities desired outcome. It is used to substantiate the item being considered, contributes to the goals and objectives of the plan. That all goals and action items are prioritized, and resources allocated within the municipal budget. (click here for a full view of the Strategic Plan)

Goal 1 – Regional Partnership – Status quo is not an option for Bassano. A viable community is service rich, affordable, welcoming and efficient. Regional partnerships are essential for cost savings and improved service delivery. Partnerships will contribute to the long-term viability of the region.

Strategic Planning Goal 1 Task 1

To ensure the community and region is viable well into the future.
Task 1 (G1T1) Intermunicipal Collaboration FrameworkTask 1 Outcomes
Develop and approve an Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework (ICF)
  • Completion Date: March 31, 2019
Bylaw 886 - 19.1 ICF - Recreation Agreement - Executed

Strategic Planning Goal 1 Task 2

The Implementation of the ICF
Task 2 (G1T2) Recreation ProgramRecreation Program OutcomesTask 2 (G1T2) Emergency ServicesEmergency Services Outcomes
Recreation Program Timeline for completion December 31, 2019Emergency Services Timeline for completion December 31, 2019

Goal 2 – Community and Economic Development – Community and economic development will help build the local economy, bringing greater awareness and provide added opportunities for residents, businesses, visitors and investors.

Strategic Planning Goal 2 Task 1

Community and economic development will help build the local economy, bringing greater awareness and provide added opportunities for residents, businesses, visitors and investors
Task 1 (G2T1) Ratify Safety Codes AgreementOutcomes - Safety Codes AgreementTask 1 (G2T1) Municipal Development PlanOutcomes - Municipal DevelopmentTask 1 (G2T1) Check Lists, Fees and GuidesOutcomes - Check List, Fees and GuidesTask 1 (G2T1) Development and Design StandardsOutcomes - Development and Design Standards
Ratify Safety Codes Agreement Timeline for completion December 31, 2019Municipal Development Plan Timeline for completion July 31, 2020Checklist, Fees and Guides Timeline for completion September 30, 2020Development and Design Standards Timeline for completion September 31, 2021

Strategic Planning Goal 2 Task 2

Beautify Bassano Initiative (BBI)
Task 2 (G2T2) Beautify Bassano Initiative (BBI)Outcomes
Ongoing and immediate until 2025

Strategic Planning Goal 2 Task 3

A Unique Tiny Home Pilot Project
FAB Village Square
Task 3 (G2T3) FAB Village Square Subdivision ProjectMinutesNotices
Unique Project - Tiny Home Pilot Project- Timeline for completion March 31, 2019 - December 31, 2020 (Phase 1-3)01-29-2020 Tiny Home UnapprovedFAB Village Square - Public Notice - Jul. 1, 2020
Implementation of the Intergenerational and Multigenerational Tiny Home Pilot Project - FAB Village Square-April 1, 2020 - August 31, 202111-04-2019 Tiny Home APPROVED
10-21-2019 Tiny Home APPROVED
08-07-2019 Tiny Home APPROVED
07-24-2019 Tiny Home APPROVED

Strategic Planning Goal 2 Task 4

Economic Enrichment
Task 4 (G2T4) Economic Enrichment StrategyOutcomes
Economic Enrichment Strategy Timeline for completion September 30, 2019 - July 31, 2020

Strategic Planning Goal 2 Task 5

Develop Partnerships for Marketing and Promotion of Bassano with local/regional Agencies, Boards. Commissions and Volunteer Organizations
Task 5 (G2T5) - Marketing and Promoting BassanoOutcomes
Bridging the Recreation Gap. Develop partnerships for marketing and promotion of Bassano with local/regional Agencies, Boards, Commissions, and volunteer organizations. Timeline for completion February 1, 2021 to July 31, 2023

Goal 3 -Infrastructure Renewal – Infrastructure renewal is essential in Bassano. With the resources available, the town will endeavor to upgrade local infrastructure to maintain and improve services, to build the local economy and to attract investors.

Strategic Planning Goal 3 Task 1

To upgrade local infrastructure to maintain and improve services, to build the local economy and attract investors.
Task 1 (G3T1) Sewage Lagoon UpgradeOutcomes
Timeline for completion 2017 - December 31, 2021

Strategic Planning Goal 3 Task 2

5th Avenue Infrastructure
Task 2 (G3T2) 5th Ave (above ground and below ground) InfrastructureOutcomes
Timeline for completion September 30, 2023 - September 30, 2025

Strategic Planning Goal 3 Task 3

2nd Avenue Revitalization - Main street Infrastructure
Task 3 (G3T3) 2nd Avenue Revitalization - Main Street (above ground and below ground) InfrastructureOutcomes
Timeline for completion June 30, 2024 - December 31, 2027

Strategic Planning Goal 3 Task 4

Highway Re-development
Task 4 (G3T4) Highway Re-development ProjectOutcomes
Timeline for completion January 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023

Strategic Planning Goal 3 Task 5

Water Looping Project
Task 5 (G3T5) Water Looping ProjectOutcomes
Timeline for completion January 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023

Strategic Planning Goal 3 Task 6

Bassano Spur Line
Task 6 (G3T6) Bassano Spur LineOutcomes
Timeline for completion 2017 - December 31, 2022
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