Municipal Services Market

Expertise and tools to assist you in efficiently managing your infrastructure assets

In today’s municipal world, increasing regulations and transparency, stretched resources, aging infrastructure, rapid growth, and calls for equity represent unprecedented challenges for government agencies.

GBA’s Municipal Services group brings together experienced municipal staff, engineers, contractors, technology, and data-related\ services to support your community’s diverse needs.

With access to GBA’s range of affiliate companies, we can quickly and seamlessly bring comprehensive resources together to support your infrastructure management needs.

Asset Management | Advisory Services | Building Code Services | GIS, Tools, & Tech | Utility Coordination | Lead & Copper Rule




Local governments exist to provide safe, secure, and sustainable municipal services in a predictable and cost-effective manner. This requires keeping infrastructure assets in a state of good repair. With limited financial capacity, staff resources, and increasing service expectations, maintaining existing infrastructure and planning for future capital investments while minimizing risk exposure is challenging.

GBA’s Municipal Services Asset Management group brings together experienced municipal management, asset management, and engineering professionals to assist clients in designing, developing, and implementing scalable Asset Management solutions.

From our field staff, experienced in asset data collection and inventory, to our technical staff that can provide accurate, useful analysis, we are well suited to provide you with a scalable, turn-key solution.

  • Strategic Asset Management Plan Development (SAMP)
  • Asset Management Maturity Assessments
  • Asset Inventory and Mapping
  • Condition and Risk Assessments
  • Business Case Evaluation
  • Replacement and Rehabilitation Scenario Modeling
  • Life-cycle Costing
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Software Selection, Implementation, and Support



Municipalities face some of the toughest challenges of our time. Budgets are tight, state and federal requirements are complicated, and technology is changing fast. GBA’s Advisory Services team gets it, and we are here to help. Our team, backed by decades of public sector experience and passion for improving our communities, provides solutions to help understand the impact decisions made today have on the future.
  • Strategic Planning
  • Process Improvement
  • Organizational Analysis
  •  Staff Augmentation
  • Grant Funding and Administration
  • Rate, Charge, and Fee Studies
  • Capital and Financial Planning


Rapid growth and redevelopment create new opportunities for a community but can also put a strain on the infrastructure and local government resources necessary to support growth. If you are struggling to keep up with the demand for construction permits and inspections, GBA’s Building Code Services delivers custom solutions designed to help you maintain the safety and satisfaction of your community.

Our team is comprised of experienced civil and structural engineers and ICC-certified building officials, plan examiners, and inspectors who can provide complete and comprehensive construction, building code, and fire
protection services.

  • Administration, code process refinement, file retention
  • Code consultation with designers during the design phase of the project
  • Performing plan reviews
  • Performing building inspections
  • Permit determinations and execution
  • Municipal/building code or ordinance review and revision
  • Assistance with code adoption


Our team understands that big data collection can be cumbersome and slow down your projects. Utilizing our team of engineers, professional surveyors, data scientists, software engineers, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experts, we collect, validate, and distill big data down to actionable information so that your project team can proceed on budget and on time with the best insights possible.
As a Bronze member of the ESRI Partner Network, GBA is well-positioned to o°er the solutions you need where and when you need them.
  • Geospatial Data Collection
  • Aerial Mapping
  • Drone Data Collection
  • LiDAR Scanning
  • Conventional Survey
  • Advanced Remote Sensing
  • Photogrammetry
  • Data Validation & Database Development
  • Digital Twinning
  • GIS/CAD/BIM Integration
  • Data Visualization and Analysis
  • GIS Mobile, Web, and Desktop Tools
  • Dashboard and Hub Development
  • Custom app/software development
  • Machine Learning, AI, and Data Science


E°ective Utility Coordination can mean the difference between eliminating millions of dollars worth of utility impacts, missed construction schedules, or delays in getting services to your community.

Using new technologies and innovative approaches to problem-solving, our dedicated engineers, project managers, and utility coordinators work with you to find practical, cost-effective solutions moving concept development, conflict identification, engineering design, and preliminary construction activities forward with efficiency—and in accordance with pertinent regulations.

Our extensive service offerings enable us to serve as a liaison to you and utility owners, effectively coordinating multi-utility projects in complex infrastructure and changing regulatory environments.

  • Utility Design
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Plans, Specifications, and Estimates
  • Site Inspection and As-built Plans
  • Permitting
  • Contract Negotiations and Compliance


Are you prepared for the Revised Lead and Copper Rule? Let our Municipal Services team’s deep understanding of LCR help you serve your constituents with trusted compliance solutions. GBA, along with our financial, software, and public outreach partners, alleviates potential problems and makes program management and compliance clear & simple.
  • Inventory development
  • Replacement prioritization, design, & construction
  • Public relations and outreach
  • Funding identification and application assistance