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for Southern City Vol. 44 Issue 5, May 1994
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The North Carolina League of Municipalities created the Risk Management Services (RMS) program as a health care option for cities and towns. The program's success allowed it to roll back and/or maintain rates and to return $2 million to cities and towns
Community leaders have begun to recognize the value of historic theaters as catalysts for downtown revitalization, and have commissioned renovation projects to restore these theaters. Humphries features three theaters in Durham, Goldsboro, and Wilson.
Concerned citizens in Charlotte have created a committee to fight parole for violent criminals and to lobby the parole board on behalf of the citizenry.
Privatization, or competitive bidding (where city departments bid against private companies to provide a service), is relatively new to North Carolina. Charlotte is in the midst of privatizing some services, and other cities are considering the idea.