Akron Voters to Decide Fate of Wastewater Privatization Plan

From Bond Buyer, a good overview of the politics surrounding Akron, OH Mayor Donald Plusquellic’s plan to lease the city’s wastewater system and use the proceeds to fund a local college scholarship program. Akron voters will decide the fate of the proposal in November.

Leonard Gilroy is Senior Managing Director of the Pension Integrity Project at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. The Pension Integrity Project assists policymakers and other stakeholders in designing, analyzing and implementing public sector pension reforms.