Jason Mumm Elected as AWWA Rates and Charges Committee Chair

Congratulations to Principal and Shareholder Jason Mumm on his election as Chair to the AWWA Rates and Charges Committee. FCS GROUP is excited to announce that Jason Mumm has been elected to the American Water Works Association Rates and Charges Committee Chairmanship. Jason is an FCS GROUP principal and shareholder with specialized financial and [...]

By |2020-07-31T15:29:14-07:00July 31st, 2020|

Brooke Tacia Appointed to Association of Women in Public Finance Board

Congratulations to FCS GROUP Project Manager Brooke Tacia for her appointment to the Association of Women in Public Finance Pacific Northwest Chapter Board of Directors. Brooke is an FCS GROUP project manager specializing in water, sewer, and stormwater utility financial analyses, cost-of-service assessments, and connection charge studies for utilities. In addition, Brooke also develops [...]

By |2020-07-31T15:16:49-07:00July 31st, 2020|

Standards of Service – How utilities can respond to the impact of COVID-19

FCS GROUP is featured in Association of Washington Cities (AWC) magazine Cityvision this month. Utility Services are vital to the health and well-being of our communities. Healthy utilities generate predictable, consistent revenue and are largely self-sufficient. Time and again, it has proven that fiscally sound utilities can weather operational impacts. Read More [...]

By |2020-06-11T16:24:15-07:00June 11th, 2020|

FCS GROUP Volunteer Day

FCS GROUP staff participated in a volunteer work party event in support of Green Seattle Partnership (https://www.greenseattle.org/). Twelve of us spent time tearing out invasive ivy and blackberry plants from the hillside in Golden Gardens Park north of Seattle. Dirty work, but very satisfying. Great job team!

By |2019-06-18T09:34:29-07:00June 18th, 2019|

Utilizing the Balanced Scorecard to Achieve Organizational Alignment, Strategy and Vision

By Martin Chaw   Abstract: In 1992, Harvard Business School Professors Robert Kaplan and David Norton developed the Balanced Scorecard (BSC).  Drs. Kaplan and Norton recognized the importance for high performing organizations to use a balanced view of an organization’s performance. The premise of the BSC was that intangible assets of an organization (processes [...]

By |2018-11-06T15:33:36-08:00November 6th, 2018|