Privatization of Government Services and Intergovernmental Agreements

January 19, 2012

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

In today's economic climate, many local governments are looking toward privatization of services as a means to meet current fiscal constraints. This pre-recorded presentation provides an understanding of who is using privatization and intergovernmental agreements, and how these agreements are being used by examining recent trends. Following the presentation, a panel of Illinois local government officials who have used privatization and intergovernmental agreements, successfully and not so successfully, answer questions about the advantages and disadvantages of this type of solution.

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