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Village of Windsor (population 916)

Name of service/government operation: Village of Windsor

Form of sharing: Grass mowing, fuel usage

Services affected: streets

Year started: 1980

Partners: Broome County

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): To save taxpayers money

What planning process preceded the sharing? Meeting with the appropriate people and working it out.

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Just get along.

Challenges: Keeping the bureaucrats out of it.

Benefits: Best for everyone. Saves money. One hand washes the other

Impact on budget: Saves tax dollars

Impact on labor: Not much

Impact on service: Best for everyone

Key contact: David M. Decker, Streets & Water Superintendent