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Town of Van Buren (population 13185)

Name of service/government operation: Dog control Service

Form of sharing: T/O Camillus provides service to T/O Van Buren

Services affected: Dog Control

Year started: 2008

Partners: Town of Cammillus/Town of Van Buren

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Provide appropriate dog control and kennel services

What planning process preceded the sharing? None

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? IMA

Challenges: None

Benefits: Reduced cost, better professional service, appropriate kennels

Impact on budget: $35K reduction

Impact on labor: None - attrition

Impact on service: 100% improvement

Key contact: Claude Sykes, Town Supervisor