Civil Service approves ferry contract

Civil Service approves ferry contract

Civil Service approves ferry contract

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Posted on March 5, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Marsha Shuler / The Advocate
Email: mshuler@theadvocate.com

Private operation of New Orleans area ferries is projected to save the state $1.7 million annually and improve services to customers, a state Department of Transportation and Development official said Wednesday.

DOTD assistant to the secretary Kevin Reed advised the state Civil Service Commission of the savings associated with the contract with Veolia Transportation as he sought and won approval of the outsourcing of a traditional government service.

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