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Town of Salina
Case 1: Water District

County Town of Salina
Contact person Mary Ann Schadt, Supervisor, 315-457-6661
Case descriptions Case 1: Water District
Forms of restructuring intermunicipal cooperation - contract with OnondagaCo. Water Authority
Specific services affected water service - approx. 90% of town
Year started 1995
Partners the Town; OnondagaCo. Water Authority (OCWA)
Primary goal consolidation; save money
Barriers residents of town wanted service closer to home. Some felt they would not have as much access when problems occur
Benefits saved money for town overall - there is no longer a special district charge for water on tax bills
Impact on budget 1995 budget was $1.3 million - now people pay water bills only
Impact on labor majority of personnel transferred to OCWA
Key contact Mary Ann Schadt, Supervisor, 315-457-6661