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Ulster County
Case 5: Garbage Pick-up County Offices

County Ulster County
Contact person Karen Lucas, Sr. Management Analyst, 914-340-3642
Case descriptions Case 5: Garbage Pick-up County Offices
Forms of restructuring privatization - contracting out to private not for-profit
Specific services affected garbage collection
Year started 1990
Partners the county; U. Co. Resource Recovery Agency
Primary goal to save money
Barriers none
Benefits saves money because RRA includes recycling at no extra cost - this arrangement was cheaper than using a for-profit company
Impact on budget savings
Impact on labor savings
Key contact Harvey Sleight, Commissioner of Buildings and Grounds, 914-340-3138