Big Blue and mega-consultant firm KPMG outlined a comprehensive smart city action plan for LCG over the past year, developing concepts like digital payments for public services and smart traffic sensors for more efficient traffic control.
The company will have $200 million on its balance sheet after it goes public, converting Lancadia Holdings to Waitr Holdings.
Challengers are already mulling 2019. LUS could be the platform they need.
Council members and the administration are at odds on how to fix the parish budget.
On Monday, NextGen withdrew their offer to manage LUS hours before the Council voted against considering any deal like it. So now what?
The decision was made “in response” to the ongoing discussions of the company’s proposal and the “importance” of the city’s decision whether to accept it.
The council and administration patched an unexpected hole in the current budget with a windfall of sales tax collections and a new solution to the the Buchanan garage problem: sell it to private interests.
Depending on a pair of council votes next week, NextGEN Utility Systems could walk away from Lafayette or find itself in a potentially lengthy open competition for the right to run LUS.
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NextGEN also created a Facebook page and launched a phone campaign to go along with its digital billboards billing a $1.3 billion offer.