outsourcing

City Council rejects parks upkeep outsourcing

CARLSBAD — After two years of study and debate, the Carlsbad City Council decided not to outsource the city’s parks maintenance on Feb. 25, preventing the layoff of 22 city employees.

Committee votes down outsourcing harbor operations; councilman to ‘look into it’

Committee votes down outsourcing harbor operations; councilman to ‘look into it’

OCEANSIDE — The Harbor and Beaches Advisory Committee unanimously voted down outsourcing harbor operations on March 21, after cost comparisons showed outsourcing would at best save $62,000 in the $2.7 million annual budget.