Supplement | HBS Case Collection | December 2012 (Revised January 2013)

Jefferson County (E): Postscript

by Daniel Bergstresser and Randolph B. Cohen


Jefferson County, Alabama, faces an EPA mandate requiring sewer system upgrades. How will they finance the upgrades? What consequences will follow?

Keywords: local government; political process; bankruptcy; Urban development; debt management; financial planning; Urban Development; Infrastructure; Borrowing and Debt; Government and Politics; Public Administration Industry; Alabama;


Bergstresser, Daniel, and Randolph B. Cohen. "Jefferson County (E): Postscript." Harvard Business School Supplement 213-060, December 2012. (Revised January 2013.)