Spring 2021 Newsletter

Spring Has Sprung

Spring always feels like the right time to freshen things up, to recharge, reenergize, remodel, rebuild. We are a year past the beginning of COVID – the pandemic that has forever changed us. How we work and how we interact with others is different. But we keep moving forward and are making great strides. May this season put some spring in your step!

Archives of previous issues are available here.

FMS III, Phase 4 Release

Our FMS III users have new updates, including:

  • User Definable Dashboard
    • Modular pre-defined layouts which can be defined by user
    • Multiple dashboards per user
    • System, public, and personal dashboards available
    • Tabular and chart representations of data
    • User-selectable default dashboards
  • Attachment Enhancements requested by the user community
    • Drag and drop
    • Sorting
    • Security by attachment
    • Attachment history log

Recent Webinar – FastTrackGov® (FTG) Mobile App

ICYMI: The FastTrackGov® (FTG) mobile app is coming to an App Store near you!  Available soon on the iOS platform.

Features include: synchronizing inspections to your mobile device, mapping and the ability to provide driving directions, entering inspection results, comments, and pictures, and seeing all activity against each property.

View the webinar recording here.

If you have suggestions on webinar/training topics, please email them to

FTG Software Enhancements

MH&Co. has released new enhancements to FTG. Our developers have focused on developing new implementations that provide efficiencies for you and your communities to leverage technology and thrive in this uncertain climate.

Updates include: Electronic Plan Review (Permitting), New Jersey-Specific Construction, and the Mobile App (targeted Q2 release).

Contact your Project Manager to learn more about these exciting updates.

New Updates to Our GSS Software

We are pleased to announce the release of Version 14.2.6 for your Mitchell Humphrey & Co. community development software, Government Software Solutions (GSS). The GSS Performance Enhancement Request Form for Version 14.2.6 contains complete details on these enhancements. This upgrade should take about 30 minutes or less to complete. Please contact Julie Grass at (314) 991-2440 to schedule a convenient time for your Version 14.2.6 upgrade.

Employee Shout-Outs

“My name is Meredith Torcivia and I work for the Hackensack Building Department. I wanted to let you know what a joy and a pleasure it is dealing/working with Leisa Beville. Leisa always finds the solution for me while maintaining patience, humor, and professionalism. In this digital age we’re in, it’s so refreshing to be able to have someone you can call and give you such great customer service!”

Congratulations to John Linck who was promoted from Programmer/Analyst I to Programmer/Analyst II. Since starting his employment with MH&Co. in 2019, John has made a huge impact with his work on development of the FTG Inspections mobile app releasing soon.

Upcoming Conferences

BOAF (Building Officials Association of Florida) Conference & Expo June 7-8 – ORLANDO, FL.

GFOA (Government Finance Officers Association) Conference July 12-23 – VIRTUAL.

Need Support/Training? We’re Here to Help

Call us at 314-991-2440. Or fill out a support ticket here. We are happy to help!

Interested in training – for a new hire or refresher for the entire staff? Let’s get a session scheduled. Contact your Project Manager.

Trivia Time: The Winter 2021 winner is…Cuong Tran, Winston-Salem, NC
The question was what MH&Co. software was launched in 2008? FastTrackGov

Congrats, Cuong – your gift card will be emailed to you soon. Check here each issue for a new trivia question or puzzle to solve. Reply back with your guess. If you guessed correctly, you will be entered into a drawing for a $10 Amazon gift card. The answer and winner will be announced in the next issue. Good luck!

QUESTION #3: What is step #5 in The MH Process? (HINT: You can find the answer somewhere on our website.)