BANFF, AB — The town''s library and day care center will have to foot the bill for their own janitorial services after council approved a plan to charge the two organizations for cleaning work, according to The Banff Crag and Canyon.
Council trimmed $7,000 from this year''s janitorial budget for the two facilities, and that number will go up to $21,500 next year and $36,500 in 2013, the article noted.
Both buildings are owned by the town, which has provided cleaning services in the past, but this phase-out of the service came from the $79,000 council vowed to cut from the budget before passing it, the article stated.
Mayor Karen Sorensen said they looked for savings in this area "because of public pressure to look again at items that we are not required to provide."
According to the article, council turned their attention to both groups despite the fact the library was the highest-ranking service residents were satisfied with on the recent resident satisfaction survey.
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