— A Northern Michigan
community is moving forward with its plan to privatize its school districts janitors, according to Up North Live.
The Inland Lakes School Board voted unanimously to privatize custodial services starting on October 30, the article noted.
"It''s strictly a financial situation where we took bids and the top two companies could save us $80,000 to over $100,000 a year in expenses," said Superintendent Mary Jo Dismang.
"We have to save money as a district," Dismang added.
Inland Lakes School
has five current custodians who will lose their jobs, but may be able to apply for work with the company taking over the janitorial services, the article stated.