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Burt
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Posted - 03/14/2018 :  07:24:57 AM  Show Profile  REPLY

...“So I’m going to go out there – override,” School Committee member Caroline O’Neill said at the March 8 meeting. “We have a structural deficit in our budget.”

O’Neill suggested the need for an operational override of Proposition 2 ˝ during an emotional discussion where the department was weighing the option of eliminating its in-house SPED transportation and hiring an outside contractor...

http://easton.wickedlocal.com/news/20180313/oneill-says-easton-needs-override

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leroy
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Posted - 03/14/2018 :  08:09:40 AM  Show Profile  REPLY

http://easton.wickedlocal.com/news/20180313/easton-parents-drivers-speak-out-against-outsourcing-sped-transportation


this article gives a little more info. going with an outside contractor would generate 200K in savings and was
recommended by the operational audit. i wasnt even aware we had vans and in house drivers dedicated to this. is
an outside contractor that unusual ? what do other towns do ?

Edited by - leroy on 03/14/2018 08:11:39 AM
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