Alberta's Municipal Benchmarking Company

    Our Services

    Smart Towns has deep competencies in supporting your leading municipality.

    Municipal Perspectives

    Use our best in class reporting tool. Simply, select any municipality in Alberta to compare yours against with 100's of measures.

    Custom Perspectives

    Let us help you create a compelling interface to view your performance with your data or ours.


    We have extensive experience with municipalities in house along with an extensive associate consultant network to help you with just about anything.

    Our Story

    Smart Towns was started in 2012 by Patrick Bergen, then a Councillor with the City of Chestermere and John McCall a database expert. At the time there were not comparatives to make informed Council decisions. It was created to be able to judge the performance of any municipality for any measure in Alberta. Today it is the most sophisticated and easiest way to see how your municipality stacks up. We're here to help at

    Our Team

    Meet the founders of Smart Towns
    Patrick Bergen
    John McCall
    Kenn Bur

    We save municipalities money and time!

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