It looks like the rest of the country is starting to catch on. In an article from San Jose Mercury news they posted that the city of Palo Alto, California's city council has voted to outsource the city's street sweeping needs . Palo Alto stands to save $649,000 by outsourcing their city street sweeping. They also cover the points of current employees losing their positions. The city has plans to implement a cross-training and new position placement for all employees involved. Another point to bring up not in the article is keeping the money in your communities. The sweeping community as a whole is a high percentage of local businesses. When we attend conferences and trade shows the majority street sweeping businesses are locally owned and operated.
To read the complete story on Palo Alto visit San Jose Mercury News. Want to know more about city and neighborhood street sweeping programs feel free to comment or contact us online.