Northville looks to contract out big three noninstructional services

NORTHVILLE — The Northville board of education is reviewing bids from custodial, transportation and food service companies. The district could save between $400,000 and $1 million in custodial services alone, according to The Detroit News. The cost to provide the three services is around $7 million, The News reported.

The district sent out its request for proposals in September and is currently reviewing the bids, according to the Detroit Free Press.

"Northville schools assess privatization," The Detroit News, April 17, 2008

"Talk of outsourcing heats up Northville school board meeting," Detroit Free Press, April 16, 2008