Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson: City asset negotiations not underway

HARRISBURG PATRIOT-NEWS:  Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson said negotiations for the sale and lease of city assets are not taking place even though the state official temporarily overseeing Harrisburg’s fiscal recovery process recently said negotiations should have been underway at this point…

Fred Reddig, the state official overseeing the implementation of the city’s fiscal recovery plan until a new receiver is appointed, said last month negotiations had not begun, but proposals were being reviewed and that the state intended to follow the same time line Unkovic put in place…

However, due to the large response from bidders interested in leasing the city’s parking garages, the city’s water and sewer systems would not be leased until an unspecified date, Reddig said… (more)

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Updated: May 9, 2012 — 9:40 pm