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Town of Canton (population 10995)

Name of service/government operation: Joint Recreation

Form of sharing: Jointly supported by Town & Village and administered by Village

Services affected: All parks & rec, pee week pgms, hockey pavilion and swimming park

Year started: 1975

Partners: Village of Canton

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Sharing burden

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Shared service agreement and joint recreation commitee

Challenges: Maintaining equity between Village users and Town-outside users

Benefits: costs & quality of program

Impact on budget: Split 50-50

Key contact: Brian Hallahan, Village Superintendent (315-386-4700)