HR Green’s Governmental Services professionals combine creativity with reliability to provide staff augmentation and consulting services to local governments. We provide Engineering, Public Works, Planning, and Building Departments with staff to meet the variable workloads without the normal long-term costs.
HR Green’s professionals combine creativity with reliability to assist local governments in achieving their goals for proactive service delivery, infrastructure management, and timely response to the public’s needs.More
Our governmental service professionals combine creativity with reliability to provide staff augmentation and consulting services to local governments. We provide administration, engineering, public works, planning, and building departments with staff to meet the variable workloads without the normal long-term costs. Our creative and innovative solutions are scalable and tailored to fit a client’s needs, whether it is a rapid response to an immediate challenge, or a broader need directed at implementation of a longer-term solution.
These innovative solutions have been successful in helping governments address their most significant issues: increasing revenue without increasing taxes; helping to efficiently manage their programs; and assisting in providing a high level of service to their constituents.
Applying Creativity & Innovation to Local Governments
Our creative and innovative leaders develop unique approaches for various initiatives to help the communities they serve.
Learn more about how we help jump-start innovation in local governments by selecting the link below.
Governmental Services Experience
Johnston Identifies Broadband Connectivity
The City of Johnston needed data to better define connectivity in the City and to provide options for better broadband throughout the City and to take the steps that will help them move towards their broadband goals.
Arlington’s School Lives on in the New Community Center
Declining attendance forced the closure of Arlington’s only school in 1985 and the structure remained underutilized for two decades while the building deteriorated and became a dumping ground.
Broadband Strategic Plan Spurs Fiber Implementation
El Paso County, CO
El Paso County had repeatedly heard from its rural residents that internet speeds and service were unacceptable. The County needed to determine how best to address complaints from constituents? Would broadband help make the area more economically competitive? How would the County prioritize diverse socio-economic needs? While Colorado Springs is well-served in one of five
Broadband Infrastructure Analysis Bands Central Iowa Together
Greater Des Moines Partnership, Des Moines, IA
Broadband coverage can be problematic, particularly in rural areas. Without specific connectivity data, municipal leaders do not know what options they might have to improve broadband, providers do not know where needs are, and maps that are used to determine grants can be inaccurate to the point where grants might not be available where they are needed.
5G Master Plan
This partnership will guarantee next-generation technologies are deployed from community inception and provide a valuable revenue sharing stream to the developer and district.
The Town of Hudson completed an “Introductory Broadband Analysis Report” detailing a summary of broadband projects, options, and case studies.
5G Streetlight Assessment
Greenwood Village, CO
The City of Greenwood Village developed a 5G Streetlight assessment on costs, benefits, and alternatives to improving the streetlights within City limits.
Small Cell Consultation
Laguna Beach, CA
Laguna Beach, CA was very concerned about the impacts of the FCC’s new regulations on small cells to streamline the introduction of 5G wireless technology.
Small Cell Infrastructure Design Guidelines
The city wanted to create a small cell design guideline document that will outline and standardize the wireless applications within the City of Aspen.
Buddy Pole Program | Citywide Fiber Deployment
Jurupa Valley, CA
Buddy poles are being removed after a strategic CIP program was developed around the design and construction of citywide infrastructure improvements
Public Works Facilities Program
Elk Grove Village, IL
Two Public Works facilities were part of the Elk Grove 2025 initiative: the James Paul Petri Public Works Facility and a Fleet Service Garage.
Electronic Plan Review and Engineering Facilitation
An electronic plan review process was assigned to streamline coordination with developers and oversee the team of experienced plan checkers.
Fiber Optic Master Plan Deployment
Fiber-optic master plan deployment that could be accomplished with minimal internal funds as a way to enhance connectivity and operational efficiency.
Smart City Technology Assessment
Smart city technology assessment set out to answer how concepts could drive economic development, affordable housing, traffic flow, and pedestrian safety.
Broadband and Feasibility Study Bayfield, CO
Town of Bayfield, CO
The Town of Bayfield wanted to provide reliable, cost-effective, and fast broadband Internet service to support economic development and quality of life.
High Country Fiber and Broadband Planning
Working cooperatively across the Central Colorado region, HR Green has helped speed the deployment of improved connectivity at significant savings to each of its regional partners.
The Former Wonder Bread Factory is Transformed into a New Brewery
The former Wonder Bread factory located in downtown Waterloo, Iowa, shuttered its operations in November 2012 amidst bankruptcy proceedings. Built in 1927, the vacant building occupied an entire block within the community’s urban core adjacent to numerous public facilities including the library, hockey arena, children’s museum, and public market. City officials immediately worked with several key stakeholders, including the historic preservation committee and Main Street Waterloo, to identify a potential re-use for the 0.94-acre site; however, contamination concerns created anxieties for potential investors.
Construction Plan Review + Inspection Services
Village of New Lenox, IL
HR Green ICC certified staff performs building plan review and inspections during the construction phases of the Villages improvement projects.
Brownfield Assessment Grant Assess Environmental Impacts of Underutilized Properties in Antioch
The Village of Antioch is a community of just over 14,000 residents located within the Chicago metropolitan area in northeastern Illinois. Along its main corridor of Illinois Route 83 (IL 83), many businesses either closed or moved resulting in the environmental and economic decline of the community’s urban core and central business district.
City of Jurupa Valley, CA
The City of Jurupa Valley, California, was allotted four weeks to complete a mandatory clean-up of at least 80% of its 1,039 stormwater inlets. This activity was mandated to meet guidelines established by the Clean Water Act’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program.
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Governmental Services Announcements
June 22, 2021
We’re pleased to announce that HR Green has earned the designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company, meaning employees consistently have a positive experience at HR Green.
May 13, 2021
HR Green’s ongoing commitment to helping clients leverage U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding for brownfields revitalization projects resulted in the City of Sioux City, IA securing an FY21 Community-Wide Assessment Grant. The $300,000 award allows the City to identify, prioritize, assess, and conduct cleanup planning on blighted properties within and surrounding their historical Stockyards area.
May 5, 2021
HR Green is pleased to announce that Brian Jahn has joined the firm as a Municipal Services Executive for the Governmental Services business line in the Plano, Texas office. Brian brings over 36 years of engineering and management experience as a City Traffic Engineer for multiple Texas cities. He brings valuable experience to the team
March 2, 2021
As part of HR Green’s ongoing commitment to helping clients redevelop blighted properties, the City of Waterloo, Iowa has selected HR Green to help implement their FY 20 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Assessment Grant. These funds allow the City to inventory, prioritize, assess, and conduct cleanup planning on targeted sites.