Skip to main content

Dutchess County
Case 1: Intermunicipal Purchasing Cooperative

County Dutchess County
Contact person Wendy Wipperman, Budget Director, 914-486-2010
Case descriptions Case 1: Intermunicipal Purchasing Cooperative
Forms of restructuring intermunicipal cooperation - purchasing cooperative
Specific services affected purchase of both goods and services
Year started 1994
Partners the County; school districts; municipalities; fire districts
Primary goal reduce the costs to local government of goods
Barriers required a resolution by each governing body to join the cooperative
Benefits reduced costs; reduced administrative costs
Impact on budget annual savings of at least $100,000
Impact on labor one part-time intern position at annual cost $6,000
Key contact Don Miller, Director of Central Services, 914-486-3655