It isn’t as novel of a concept as you would think. It’s a practice already being used across the state, country, and world.
From the San Francisco Chronicle:
Morrison, 75, has proposed merging Newark, Union City and Fremont, plus the local sanitation and water districts, into a new city with a new yet-to-be-determined name as a way to save money…
The new city would have a population of about 322,000, more than 50 percent bigger than Fremont today. He spoke to reporter Carolyn Jones about his plan.
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