Ms. O’Connor has over 35 years of experience in multiple aspects of accounting and bookkeeping.She also has an extensive and broad range of experience in the everyday management of office and field operations of Southwestern Utility Management.
Along with the above noted reports, Ms. O’Connor has extensive experience in the following processes:
Utility Rate Application
Certificate of Convenience and Necessity Applications
Arizona Department of Revenue Property Valuation Reports
ACC Certificate of Disclosure Reports
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality grant applications
Ms. O’Connor’s experience and record of success in working with the Arizona Corporation Commission while seeking rate increases for numerous water companies over the past 15 years is unequaled. She has established a vast knowledge base of requirements and regulations and maintains a professional respect and rapport with the Commission’s staff and is known for providing fully completed and up-to-date applications.
Ms. O’Connor is well known and respected by the members of the “Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona” (WIFA), and has applied for and obtained numerous ”low interest” government loans for our clients.
Ms. O'Connor was recently appointed to the Governors Blue Ribbon Panel to address water sustainability in Arizona. This panel played a key role in supplying recommendations to the Governor with respect to the challenges Arizona faces both now and in the future.
Her accounting background includes, but is not limited to the following areas:
Monthly and quarterly tax reporting that include;
Federal and State unemployment
Ms. O’Connor is proficient in “QuickBooks.” This accounting program allows her to provide our clients with monthly detailed reports that include, Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Statement, Account Activity Report, Check Detail, Deposit Detail and Bank Reconciliation. She also acts as a contact “Liaison” between our Clients and their Certified Public Accountants, (CPA).
Rural Water Association of Arizona Water Utility Association of Arizona
Keith Dojaquez, CCI Vice President of Compliance and Engineering General Operations Manager
Background and Experience:
Keith Dojaquez has 15 years of water system experience; his experience includes Civil Inspections of water distribution transfer facilities (booster plants), well sites, reservoirs, waste water systems, lift stations, and distribution and transfer mains for the water utility.
Manage, operates, and maintains all aspects of water utility systems including working on the electrical, telemetry, and installation of pumps, motors, pipe lines, service lines, and other mechanical appurtenances.
Water quality administration and quality control of plans and submittals, Field Engineering,
Construction Management, coordinating with contractors, regulators and engineers, participating in field changes, and engineering design of all aspects of water utility systems.
Performs post pavement inspections for developments to make sure that the release of assurances were completed for final completion on the project.
Compliance officer for various water utilities with knowledge and experience of the Arizona water laws and regulations such as Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, Arizona Department of Water Resources and the Environmental Protection Agency and has a diversified back ground in Environmental Science.
Grade III Water Distribution Operator, 2007 OPO #22644-18071
Grade I Water Treatment Plant Operator 2008, OPO # 22644-24152
USEPA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Certified
Certificate of Completion of Design and Inspections of Buried Pipes from the American society of civil engineers (ASCE)
Certified Construction Inspector from the American Public works association (APWA)
Certified Utility Manager in the complex field of Water and Waste Water Management (UMC)
Note: If you are subject to having your water shut off due to Non-Payment
Please be advised you are in violation of ACC regulation # R14-2-409.C - All bills for utility services are due and payable when rendered. Any payment not received within 15 days from the date the bill was rendered shall be considered delinquent.
All payments must be in the Tucson Office on or before 4:00 pm, the day prior to the scheduled disconnection.
All payment arrangements must be made with the Tucson office on or before 4:00 pm, the day prior to the scheduled disconnection. 800-315-5333 or 520-623-5172.
In the event the service is terminated , A reconnection fee must be paid in addition to the total balance due; and in the event you do not a have a security deposit on record for utility service, a deposit may be required to be paid before utility service will be re-instated.
TECHNICIANS DO NOT ACCEPT PAYMENT IN THE FIELD. WATER SERVICE WILL BE RESTORED ONLY AFTER PAYMENT IS RECEIVED IN THE TUCSON OFFICE. WATER SERVICES WILL BE RESTORED THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY(EXCLUDING WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS).