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Town of Plattekill
Case 3: Sale of Transfer Station

County Town of Plattekill
Contact person Judith Mayle, Supervisor, 914-883-7331
Case descriptions Case 3: Sale of Transfer Station
Forms of restructuring privatization - sale of town property and relinquishing town service to private sector
Specific services affected solid waste collection; recycling
Year started potentially 1997
Primary goal save money
Barriers financial stability of purchaser; compliance with county solid waste agreement; protection of price controls to residents; resident objections
Benefits town is no longer involved in solid waste; one-time revenue; ongoing budget savings; 25 acres and business on tax roll
Impact on budget one-time revenue $50,000/increase assessment
Impact on labor none
Key contact Judith Mayle, Supervisor, 914-883-7331