BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: Local Agencies Funding Critical Infrastructure  The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 (WIFIA) established the WIFIA program to accelerate investment in our nation’s water infrastructure. WIFIA provides long-term, low-cost supplemental loans for eligible water and wastewater infrastructure projects. Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency…

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BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: City of Salem (On-call) OUR WORK: For more than a decade under a Consultant of Record agreement to provide on-call public information services for the City of Salem, Barney & Worth services and products include: public outreach, stakeholder contacts, meeting facilitation, strategic communications, crisis communications, technical…

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BARNEY & WORTH SERVICES FOR THIS PROJECT OUR CLIENT: City of Tigard   OUR WORK: Barney & Worth has worked with City staff on several construction projects to educate the public about on-going construction activities and the benefits of the improvements. Main Street Green Street Barney & Worth provided public outreach for the design and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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