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Town of Plattekill
Case 2: Privatization of Transfer Station

County Town of Plattekill
Contact person Judith Mayle, Supervisor, 914-883-7331
Case descriptions Case 2: Privatization of Transfer Station
Forms of restructuring privatization - contract between for-profit company and the Town
Specific services affected operation of transfer station; solid waste
Year started 1994
Partners the Town; Daskelmann Associates
Primary goal save money; improve or maintain level of service
Barriers negotiating contract with protection of costs, failure of company, potential pollution of environment - overall protection for towns
Benefits cost savings; construction of a new facility; improved services; opportunity to start a business without actual loans
Impact on budget annual savings of +$50,000
Impact on labor none
Key contact Judith Mayle, Supervisor, 914-883-7331