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Town of Trenton
Case 5: Recreation Programs

County Town of Trenton
Contact person Mark Scheidelman, Supervisor, 315-896-2664
Case descriptions Case 5: Recreation Programs
Forms of restructuring intermunicipal cooperation - joint production of service
Specific services affected recreation programs
Year started 1995
Partners the Town; 1 village; 1 citizen association
Primary goal to provide recreation centers to youths from 4 municipalities
Barriers getting 2 villages to participate
Benefits providing activities to keep kids off the streets; fostered cooperation and trust between governments
Impact on budget + $14,500 annual budget
Impact on labor added 20 part-time jobs - mainly high school age kids
Key contact Mark Scheidelman, Supervisor, 315-896-2664