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Town of Andover
Case 1: Town Ownership of Ambulances

County Town of Andover
Contact person Karl Graves, Supervisor, 716-268-9200
Case descriptions Case 1: Town Ownership of Ambulances
Forms of restructuring privatization
Specific services affected ambulance service
Year started 1995
Partners the town; Village of Andover; Fire Dept. Assoc., Inc,
Primary goal re-alignment of liability through ownership and operation
Barriers how to transfer assets (two expensive ambulances) over to the volunteer fire dept. legally
Benefits lines of liability for ownership defined; firemen took renewed interest in equipment, replaced with newer (better) at little or no cost to taxpayers
Impact on budget minimal to zero
Impact on labor all volunteer
Key contact Karl Graves, Town Sup., 716-268-9200