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Libby Barg Bakke

Specialties: Facilities Planning, Siting And Expansion

Growing Within Communities

Every community has them – buildings and infrastructure systems that support how we live, work and play. And, every community faces a multitude of (often controversial) decisions about these facilities: where are new structures needed or wanted; how should improvements be made; who pays the bill? Barney & Worth brings a wealth of experience to assist communities to weigh the issues and make the tough decisions.

Barney & Worth Expertise

  • Project experience involving a range of facilities, including: water treatment systems, community centers and convention facilities, and streets and bridges
  • Excellent facilitation skills to manage constructive public processes
  • Solid background in public permitting processes and requirements

Featured Projects

  • Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant
    Barney & Worth was hired once again to work with the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) and consulting architects to update the Master Plan…
  • Oregon Convention Center
    Barney & Worth participated in the Siting and Planning Study for the Oregon Convention Center, which has become one of the nation’s most successful and highly sought convention and conference…
  • Skamania Lodge and Conference Center
    Barney & Worth assisted Skamania County, Washington, and private resort developer John Gray to prepare the successful proposal that led the Columbia River Gorge…
  • Franzen Reservoir Rehabilitation
    Barney & Worth developed a communications plan and materials to inform Salem area water customers about the Franzen Reservoir Rehabilitation Project. The project would…


Barney & Worth, Inc., established in 1978, is an award-winning firm providing professional consulting services for public agencies, businesses, and non-profit organizations.

Barney & Worth and its clients are partners in building better communities, to ensure that infrastructure and services are in place in time to meet pressing community needs.

The firm’s project assignments cover the full range of programs and services for which state and local government agencies are responsible. Barney & Worth contributes expertise in strategic communications, public involvement, program assessment and planning.

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