Infrastructure Planning Division
The Infrastructure Planning Division reports through to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and oversees the management of the City's infrastructure by setting corporate direction through the implementation of strategic programs and initiatives, and by recommending and influencing corresponding corporate policy changes. The division is comprised of a number of city-wide programs including:
Infrastructure Planning and Funding
The City of Winnipeg prepares many planning and strategy documents such as OurWinnipeg, Transportation Master Plan, Infrastructure Deficit report, Infrastructure Funding Council report. The Infrastructure Planning function attempts to extract the pertinent information from these various documents to summarize them to tell the story of the City's Infrastructure as well as carrying out financial modeling of various funding options. This function will also interact with the other levels of government regarding proposing projects for tri-government funding.
Documents for Infrastructure Planning and Funding
City Asset Management Program
The City Asset Management Program oversees the development of corporate standards and the implementation of leading asset management and project management practices and processes, including the development of Administrative Standards and the Investment Planning Manual and Project Management Manual. One of the main focuses of the program is the allocation of limited capital budget funds to the highest priority areas based on life cycle costing, risk and triple bottom line approaches. New areas under development include the development of Customer Level of Service Targets, Asset Management Plans and the State of Infrastructure Report.
Documents for City Asset Management Program
Major Capital Project Management Oversight
The Manager of Capital Projects oversees and monitors, in conjunction with departments, the administration of major capital projects (over $20 million). As well, the manager:
- Provides support to the Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Review Committee, and plays a significant role in the procurement processes on City P3 projects.
- Recommends improvements to the Project Management Manual (PMM) and the administrative standard, considering best practices in project management, and lessons learned on prior projects.
- Participates on all Major Capital Project Advisory Committees (or appoints a designate).
- Perform capital project reviews on an ad hoc basis with a focus on high dollar value and high risk projects.
- Provide recommendations to the Chief Financial Officer to avoid, reduce or mitigate risks on major capital projects.
Economic, Demographic, Community & Organizational Research
The division provides research and analysis in relation to key economic, demographic, community and organizational data and provides insight, advice and recommendations to senior administrative and elected offices with respect to current or emerging issues including financial sustainability and financial modeling.
More information on Economic and Demographic Information