Showing 5 ideas for tag "lawn maintenance"

Department of Homeland Security

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LABOR-Develop a reasonable labor requirement to cut cost the Govt, would otherwise spend on Fed employees, contractors, or private sector. Since they are receiving better healthcare than most, cable which some still can't afford, and exercise equipment which some can't afford or are to busy working to use, we might as well educate them and give them a skill so they may positively contribute to society. Maybe in the process... more »

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Department of Defense

Reduce lawn care and convert gov land to local farm use

Currently, there is a high cost of lawn maintenance that exists across government facilities. The cost is heightened for low rainfall, high temperature areas. I know this personally as my last duty station had summer temps above 100F, but well maintained grassy areas that were in near perfect condition; which was watered during the peak of day or anytime that was necessary. None of the locals had a lawn of such high... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Lawn Maintenance - Coasties not Contractors

I'm curious as to how much money we could have saved if we mowed our own grass at the various units I have been stationed in the past ten years. I've never seen any Coasties mowing grass, weed eating, etc. I understand that some contractors perform services we aren't able to but yard care? Maybe the savings in yard care could go to finding a better manufacturer for our uniforms. Our uniform's quality and appearance is... more »

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Congress Cuts the White House Lawn

Here at Hoover Dam wasting water is a big issue. So than why do we have a lawn and all of its associated costs in front of our Regional Offices? I propose that to save costs and water we return the lawn back into desert landscape.
Even further still, I propose we save money by cutting back on all lawn services including the ones at the White House. If there are any complaints than we should have our Congressmen do... more »

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