BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: Troutdale   OUR WORK: The City of Troutdale was experiencing flat or declining revenues from its share of state gas tax revenues used to support local street maintenance. In response, the City needed ways to increase and stabilize street maintenance funding. Options include enacting a local…

Read More

BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT  OUR CLIENT: Pierce County   OUR WORK: U.S. agricultural lands are disappearing nationwide. This trend is accelerated on the urban fringe of many regions, and Pierce County, Washington has lost thousands of acres of agricultural land in recent decades. In response to these changing conditions and the emerging…

Read More

BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT  OUR CLIENT: Oak Lodge Water Services District   OUR WORK: Oak Lodge Sanitary District (now Oak Lodge Water Services District) operates a wastewater treatment plant that discharges to the Willamette River. The District engaged Barney & Worth to update their Strategic Plan. The strategies and goals of the…

Read More

BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: Tualatin Watershed Council   OUR WORK: Barney & Worth assisted the Tualatin River Watershed Council to develop an action plan focused on marketing and funding. With a goal of understanding work already completed, Council needs, and future aspirations, Barney & Worth conducted a workshop for steering…

Read More

BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: Eugene Water & Electric Bureau (EWEB)   OUR WORK: Barney & Worth provided event coordination and facilitation for a Blue Ribbon Panel for EWEB’s Water Reliability Initiative and a new water treatment plant on the Willamette River. EWEB engaged B&W to prepare workshop plans, agendas and…

Read More

BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: Hillsboro Water Department Strategic Plans   OUR WORK: Barney & Worth worked with the City’s Communications and Water Departments’ leadership teams to create a 3-year Strategic Communications Plan. The plan functions as an addendum/extension to the recently completed Citywide Communications Plan. It identifies three values, described…

Read More

BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: MEDFORD WATER COMMISSION   OUR WORK: Barney & Worth led the strategic planning workshop in 2019 for the Medford Water Commission (MWC) Commissioners, conducting a pre-workshop survey, reviewing MWC’s mission and values, and prioritizing strategic initiatives into an implementable plan. Results were summarized in the utility’s…

Read More

BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: City of Salem OUR WORK: Barney & Worth led public opinion research, outreach and multi-faceted education program to engage the Salem, Oregon community in determining critical transportation funding needs and possible solutions. B&W also supported the communications efforts for the resulting transportation bond measure 24-248, approved…

Read More

BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: Oak Lodge Water & Sewer District Consolidation   OUR WORK: Oak Lodge Water District and Oak Lodge Sanitary District are two independent utilities serving 30,000 residents in a suburb of Portland, Oregon. The two districts have parallel missions, their service areas coincide and their headquarters are…

Read More

BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: Oregon City   OUR WORK: In May 1996, Oregon City voters approved a City Charter amendment that rolled back water rates to 1994 levels. The roll-back was set to take effect in 2014, threatening the City’s ability to provide adequate drinking water service to the community.…

Read More