Board okays contract cleaning
OCALA, FL — Cleaning Concepts has been awarded a contract to provide custodial services for seven Marion County schools, according to the Ocala Star-Banner.
The district has been moving towards outsourcing all custodial services for a while, bringing in private providers to replace current employees as they leave the district, the article stated.
According to the article, while the district had been bidding for contracts on a per-school basis, the new contract was the first multi-school deal to be made.
Some board members are not convinced, however, that contract cleaning is the way to go, citing several instances in which school employees have called to complain about cleanliness, the article noted.
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