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Village of Lake George (population 906)

Name of service/government operation: Fire Protection District Lake George

Form of sharing: joing

Services affected: fire protection

Year started: 1980

Partners: Town/Village of Lake George

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Reduce costs to each, provide protection, efficiency & communications

What planning process preceded the sharing? Committee meetings

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

Benefits: Cost savings, overlapping of services

Impact on budget: substantial

Impact on labor: none

Impact on service: positive

Key contact: Mayor Robert M. Blais