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City of Fayetteville AK 

Utility of the Future Today Activity Areas Meeting Criteria for Recognition:  

Organizational Culture 

Beneficial Biosolids Reuse 

 

 

NARRATIVE: Fayetteville is a trailblazer in citywide sustainability and conservation initiatives. As 
Arkansas’ only community to receive recognition as a 3-STAR Community, Fayetteville was also the first 
city in Arkansas to establish a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Improvement District in 2015. 
Sustainability efforts are a major differentiator for Fayetteville when focusing on attracting millennials to 
its unique lifestyle quality and for its targeted business sectors.  Organizing and capitalizing on its