Using Ratepayer Dollars Wisely
At DSRSD we look for ways to save money while protecting the quality and reliability of our services. Improving efficiency uses ratepayer dollars wisely, as does avoiding unnecessary spending through sound planning. Often we partner with other agencies to share costs. We also seek alternative funding for infrastructure through state and federal grants.
The stories below profile some recent examples of these strategies. Click Archived News to view items more than six months old.
This year, DSRSD shaved an estimated $122,000 from its chemical budget by teaming up with other agencies when inviting bids from suppliers. Since the District created a bidding cooperative seven years ago, it has saved more than $900,000.