Michigan's Grosse Pointe school district is seriously considering proposals from two companies who are interested in privatizing custodial and engineering services in the district. According to the Detroit Free Press, residents of the community are not happy about the idea of outsourcing the jobs.

Currently, the district spends an estimated $6 million annually for custodial and engineering services. By outsourcing, the district is estimating a savings of between $800,000 and $1.1 million.

There are still a lot of details to be worked out, but district officials hope to have an answer for existing janitors by April.

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