Originally Posted by JediAthos
I've lived in or around several major cities including Dallas, Chicago, Norfolk, and San Diego and I never really found government services to be lacking in the suburban areas. There were always the common government services such as police, fire, water, sewage, and trash pickup.
QFE, though I think that's more of a negative attribute of local government. If local governments seem to maintain wealthier and more posh communities more than neighborhoods in the city proper, that's more of a massive folly of the government.