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Village of Sandy Creek (population 771)

Name of service/government operation: Sandy Creek Lacona Joint Waterworks

Form of sharing: Joint Ownership of water source and supply

Services affected: Transmission and distribution, storage and treatment of water supply

Year started: 1948

Partners: Village of Sandy Creek and the Village of Lacona

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): to combine the water sources of each village for better fire protection and better quality of water.

What planning process preceded the sharing? Petition to NYS

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Only the original by-laws

Key contact: Jill Mattison, Clerk/Treasurer 315-387-5781