Category: Costa Mesa

Privatize your way to viability?

22 June, 2011 (10:05) | Costa Mesa, Innovations, Municipal budgets, Pension funds, Real estate taxes, US News |

By:David A. Smith    If money-losing cities cannot raise their real estate taxes, as many cannot, unless they are ready to go into bankruptcy (like Vallejo, CA), to run out of cash (like Prichard, AL), or to shrink their municipal service footprint (like Detroit, MI), they simply must cut their costs – and desperation yields […]