Establishing a Successful and Sustainable Waterworks - September 25 - 28, 2017  -The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center - Roanoke, Virginia


Monday, September 25
Identifying What You Have
8:15 AM Registration at HRCC
8:30-8:45 AM Overview of Program and Objectives
8:45-10:15 AM Staffing Analysis
10:15-10:30 AM Networking Break
10:30-11:30 AM Operating Analysis
11:30 AM-12:30 PM Budget Development
12:30-1:30 PM Luncheon at HRCC
1:30-2:30 PM Capital Inventory, Assessment and Planning Practices (Henrico Profile and Best Practices)
2:30-3:00 PM Capital Budget Document
3:00-3:15 PM Networking Break
3:15-4:15 PM Fixed-Variable Costs and Allocation of Costs
4:15-5:15 PM Strategic Planning Prior to Capital Planning
6:00 PM Dinner at Hotel Roanoke
Tuesday, September 26
Identifying What You Need
8:30-10:00 AM Preparing Preliminary Engineering Reports (PER)
10:00-10:15 AM Networking Break
10:15 AM-Noon Estimating the Cost of the Project; Water Audit and Leaks
Noon-1:00 PM Luncheon at HRCC
1:00-1:45 PM Rate Comparisons
1:45-3:00 PM Developing Rate Structures
3:00-3:15 PM Networking Break
3:15-5:15 PM Finding Outside Resources and Expertise
Dinner on Own
Wednesday, September 27
Getting Buy-In from Decision Makers
8:30-10:30 AM Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Process
10:30-10:45 AM Networking Break
10:45 AM-12:30 PM Readiness to Proceed; Communicating with Decision Makers and Public Relations
12:30-1:30 PM Luncheon at HRCC Applying for Funding
1:30-4:45 PM Components of a Successful Funding Application; How to Apply for Various Grants (completing grant applications)
4:45-5:15 PM General Discussion
6:00 PM Dinner at Hotel Roanoke
Thursday, September 29
Putting It All Together as a Business
8:30 AM-Noon Development of a Waterworks Business Plan; Computer Exercise
Noon-12:30 PM Wrap-Up, Evaluation, Adjourn

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