The city that privatized everything

Sandy Springs, Georgia, rather than relying on traditional command-and-control government, has instead taken the approach of relying on private enterprise to provide quality services at a reasonable price. Reason recently put together this video illustrating the City’s success:

A more critical view, including information on other cities that have considered privatizing some services can be found here.

While Albuquerque and other New Mexico cities are a long way from “privatizing everything,” garbage, airport terminal management, and water and sewer are all privatized in many areas, but not in Albuquerque and some other New Mexico cities.