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Managing Tomorrow’s Resources Today
For nearly 30 years, HF&H Consultants has helped over 400 local governments have successful solid waste, water and wastewater programs
Our recycling and solid waste practice focuses on assisting clients with planning diversion and Zero Waste programs, managing competitive RFP processes for contractor selection, negotiating contracts, determining and reviewing contractor compensation, and setting residential and commercial recycling, organics, and solid waste rates. In addition, we conduct reviews of contractor and municipal operator performance, records, and payments for accuracy and regulatory compliance.
- Procurement and Contract Services
- Cost-of-Service and Rate Studies
- Compliance Reviews and Audits
- Strategic and Diversion Planning Services
Procurement and Contract Services
We manage RFP processes and contract negotiations, implementation, and ongoing management for collection, processing, and disposal services.
Cost-of-Service and Rate Studies
We evaluate contractor compensation adjustment applications, financial statements, and operation records, and develop rates for services.
Compliance Reviews and Audits
We provide in-depth reviews of contractor compliance with your agreement, including fee, tonnage, and billings audits.
Strategic and Diversion Planning Services
We develop strategic plans for management of solid waste systems, sustainability funding, and achievement of zero waste.
Our water and wastewater practice focuses on assisting clients with financial planning, rate structure design and rate setting, connection/capacity fee development, cost allocation studies, cost of service assessments, and litigation and regulatory support resulting in defensible rates and charges for water-, wastewater-, stormwater-related programs.
- Rate and Connection Fee Studies
- Financial Plans and Cost-of-Service Analysis
- Cost Allocation Studies
- Litigation Support
Rate and Connection Fee Studies
We develop rates, rate designs, and connection fees to ensure revenue stability and rate payer equity.
Financial Plans and Cost-of-Service Analysis
We develop strategic financial plans and cost-of-service analyses to ensure long-term funding of operations, capital improvements, and reserves.
Cost Allocation Studies
We develop highly defensible allocation formulas for a variety of costs including public safety, stormwater, recycled water, and regional facilities.
We assist attorneys in dispute resolution, in negotiations over service contracts, and in regulatory compliance proceedings.