Containing Costs

  • Efficiency Strategies to Contain Costs  

    Employees pay a greater portion of their health insurance:
    In recent contract negotiations, employees agreed to change their health care coverage and/or enroll in a lower cost plan.

    Energy saving and cost control devices:

    Including the implementation of geothermal systems at Calkins Road Middle School, district-wide improvements in insulation, roofing, windows, doors, lighting and computerized mechanical systems.  

    Standardized buses to two models:

    Interchangeable parts provide results in efficiencies in purchasing, storage, inventory control and maintenance. 

    Bidding Process:

    Necessary when seeking certain services that cost more than $20,000 and to purchase numerous items ranging from paper, to food products, to supplies and materials. More bid information....