Quality of Life Improvements

Quality of Life Improvements

Environmental Infrastructure

Past projects include assisting communities in updating and improving their environmental infrastructure by securing funding resources to:

  • Develop utility plans and studies.
  • Update sewer and water treatment facility
  • Locate new and improved drinking water sources
  • Reduce or eliminate reliance on septic systems
  • Improve storm drainage infrastructure
  • Assist in the establishment of storm drainage utilities

Historic Preservation

Our range of experience includes assisting communities in preserving their local history. We research and secure grant funds to develop preservation programs, implement guidelines, and oversee the renovation of historic and/or dilapidated facilities.

Preservation efforts consist of downtown facades, libraries, commercial buildings, historic post offices, a limestone bandstand, and other miscellaneous historic buildings and structures.


ARa assists communities in improving their park and recreational opportunities by:

Securing funds for or writing 5-year park master plans.
Developing and writing grants for park and recreation infrastructure improvements. Upgrades include, but are not limited to, trails, playground equipment, shelters, etc.