The Sturgeon Bay School District is looking into the possibility of turning its transportation services over to a private contractor. Superintendent Joe Stutting says the board of education has been talking about changing the way busing is provided for students for about a year as a means of saving money…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/N1534.mp3|titles=SB Superintendent Joe Stutting]
Stutting says, if changes were made, the district would still have a say in how the program was administered…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/N1535.mp3|titles=SB Superintendent Joe Stutting]
The school district has already had discussions with three or four bus transportation companies. Stutting has been given the go ahead to develop a request for proposal & have it ready for distribution in November. A decision on turning over Sturgeon Bay’s busing program to a private contractor could come in December. If the school board decides to go that route, the changeover would happen in July of next year.