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Palo Alto approves outsourcing contract for Rinconada Pool

Original post made on Jan 10, 2017

In a move that they hope will expand access for aspiring swimmers at Rinconada Pool without degrading the experience, Palo Alto council members unanimously agreed Monday night to outsource the learn-to-swim program at the pool to Team Sheeper, the company that serves a similar function in Menlo Park.

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Posted by Marrol
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Jan 10, 2017 at 5:03 pm

A positive development. I applaud those that made outsourcing this service a reality. Now the same should be done with our Animal Services.

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Posted by Emmett
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Jan 11, 2017 at 10:08 am

So how can Team sheepwr do what the City can't? Are the wages and employee benefits the same?

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 11, 2017 at 11:34 am

As long as residents needs are top priority. We do not want to have programs that attract outsiders becoming the driving force.

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Posted by Please
a resident of Downtown North
on Jan 11, 2017 at 11:37 am

As long as they don't contract the lowest bidder. I feel like we need parks/recreational activities with quality structures etc.

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Posted by Alison
a resident of Professorville
on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:40 pm

I would like to see another pool built with access for younger children all year round not just in the summer when the wading pool is open.

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