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Privatization works in Bossier

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Jeff Sadow

Bossier City needs to extend its privatization success experienced in water, sewerage, and waste.

Earlier this month, the city received good news that its water customers had saved $6 million over the past two years. In 2016, the city contracted with Manchac Consulting Group to run its water and sewerage systems, while the city still owns the infrastructure.

This came on the heels of years of inefficient operation by the city, which led to needless rate hikes. In 2013, the city began extricating itself from part of this dynamic when it let go of a long-time agreement with Shreveport for solid waste

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