What if you, as a taxpayer, were able to receive the same level of public services, if not more, for fewer dollars and never had to worry about public pension crisis? Sounds pretty good, right? Well this is no pie-in-the-sky scheme; this is the power of privatization and its transformative effects are on full-display in a small town in Georgia.
More from Reason.tv:
“While cities across the country are cutting services, raising taxes and contemplating bankruptcy, something extraordinary is happening in a suburban community just north of Atlanta, Georgia.
Since incorporating in 2005, Sandy Springs has improved its services, invested tens of millions of dollars in infrastructure and kept taxes flat. And get this: Sandy Springs has no long term liabilities.
This is the story of Sandy Springs, Georgia-the city that outsourced everything.”