Description: County governments face unprecedented challenges in delivering and funding public services and facilities. In some cases, private sector partners have proven a valuable tool to leverage outside capital and expertise to accomplish public goals. Speakers will discuss both the opportunities arising from these partnerships, and the various obstacles facing governments seeking them.
- David C. Birtwistle, Senior Vice President, Balfour Beatty Construction & Board Member, National Council for Public-Private Partnerships
- Laurene B. Mahon, Independent Infrastructure and Project Finance Consultant
- Ross King, Executive Director, Association of County Commissioners of Georgia
Moderator: The Honorable Adrienne Jones, Maryland House of Delegates
Date & Time: Friday, August 17, 2012; 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
MACo’s 2012 Summer Conference will be held from August 15 – 18 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland.