New Jersey District to eliminate foodservice supervisor position

School board keeps foodservice in-house, hopes to cut cafeteria losses

May 23—The West Milford School District has decided to retain its in-house foodservice staff but eliminate the foodserice supervisor's position in an attempt to save money. A district statement said it is "no longer financially or operationally feasible to maintain the position ... for reasons of efficiency and economy."

The district food services enterprise’s reportedly lost $125,519 in the 2010-2011 school year, and $129,812 last school year. In the summer of 2011, the district retained Pomptonian Food Services as its management consultant.

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