Detroit EM Considering Center Proposals

Privatization could help stabilize struggling city

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is considering several outsourcing options that Mackinac Center analysts suggested the city should pursue as long as 14 years ago, according to The Detroit News.

Among options being considered for privatization are Detroit City Airport, the water and sewer department and garbage collection.

Fiscal Policy Director Michael LaFaive said Detroit should also consider selling Belle Isle.

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