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Contact: Bridges & Foundations Municipal Development Initiatives

Box 22203, RPO Wildwood
Saskatoon, SK, Canada  S7H 5P1

Alan H. J. Thomarat, B.A. (Hons), M.A. 
PHONE: 306-227-9717
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Bridges & Foundations Municipal Development Initiatives  

Who We Are

In collaboration with Galt Resources Strategy Group, Bridges & Foundations Municipal Development Initiatives division offers programs and policy development  to improve skills development in local government and municipally controlled public entities. This includes board governance at Utilities and Fire Departments with Paramedics and First Responders.  

Together through continuous improvement, local governments and their agencies can build economies of scale and build value for their ratepayers. Achieving efficiencies and critical mass can lead to new economic development opportunities, building healthy and sustainable communities.

How Do We Accomplish This?

Through collaborative partnerships, gap analysis and tailored program development we offer certainty in policy and bylaws, best practices for governance and compliance and effective management and training at the staff and Board levels. 

Contact us to learn more about our programs. 

Our Mission & Vision

Bridges & Foundations Municipal Development Programs helps reduce conflicts at board, council and commission meetings. Good governance brings clarity to staff, Council and Board and stakeholder relations. Through improvements in governance and compliance with policies, bylaws and legistation. Municipalities and their departments and agencies are unencumbered by issues of conflict and able to fopus on delivering the services that ratepayers are entitled to. The strategy for success is based on building effective skills for councillors, directors, and commissioners and fostering a culture of continuous improvement within the municipal organizational structure  

Meet Our Board Of Directors 

President/CEO - Alan H.J. Thomarat,  Galt Resources Strategy Group

Secretary/Treasurer - Talia Wainwright, Bridges & Foundations

Vice President - Vacant 
Director - Vacant

Director - Rick Smith, Henderson Insurance Inc.

Policy, Governance and Compliance  

Policy Development and Governance Training is coordinated by Bridges and Foundations Using common best practices with attention to prevailing legislation and compliance with all statutes and regulatory frameworks.

  • Policy Development and Implementation 
  • Communication and Stakeholder Engagement 
  • Conflict Resolution and Decision Making
  • Time Management and Scheduling. 
  • Policy Assessment and Modification 
  • Gap Analysis and Continuous Improvement  

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