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Clinton County
Case 1: Landfill

County Clinton County
Contact person William Bingel, County Administrator, 518-565-4600
Case descriptions Case 1: Landfill
Forms of restructuring privatization - Contracting out to private for-profit sector
Specific services affected operations
Year started 1996
Partners county officials; Casella Waste Management
Primary goal to reduce operating loss
Barriers union concerns about loss of jobs; citizen concern about lack of local control
Benefits secure long-term contract with stable tipping fees and revenue/lease payments for 25 years
Impact on budget minimize co. subsidy to cover loss by $500,000
Impact on labor none
Key contact W. Bingel, Co. Administrator, 518-565-4600