A total of 15 districts ended their contracts with private-providers for either food, custodial or transportation services and brought those services back in-house in 2013.

Graphic 8: Districts That Brought Services Back In-house

District

Noninstructional Service

Bloomingdale Public Schools

Food, Custodial

Bridgman Public School District

Food

Capac Community Schools

Transportation

Coloma Community Schools

Custodial

Constantine Public Schools

Custodial

Glenn Public Schools

Food

Grand Ledge Public Schools

Transportation

Hemlock Public Schools

Food

Houghton Lake Community Schools

Transportation

Mayville Community Schools

Food

Potterville Public Schools

Food

Richmond Community Schools

Food

Swartz Creek Community Schools

Food

Ubly Community Schools

Food, Custodial, Transportation

White Pigeon Community Schools

Transportation

Bridgman contracted through an employee-leasing agency to hire new employees in its food services and ended this arrangement.

Capac had been contracting for a transportation director and now shares a director with another district instead.

Constantine Public Schools reported being dissatisfied with its custodial service contractor and brought the service back in-house.

The Glenn school district had bought a hot meal for its students once a month from a local restaurant. It stopped purchasing these meals in 2013.

Houghton Lake Community Schools had been using a leased transportation director and now uses an in-house employee.

The Richmond district had used a leased food service director and this position is now in-house.

Swartz Creek had used a contracted food service manager but now shares a manager with the Durand school district.

Ubly Community Schools had been dissatisfied with its employee-leasing agency and the positions for food, custodial and transportation services are now all done in-house.

White Pigeon Community Schools had leased a transportation manager and now shares one with Centerville Public Schools.