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Village of Schuylerville (population 1386)

Name of service/government operation: Town of Saratoga

Form of sharing: DPW services

Services affected: road work and maintenance

Year started: 2012

Partners: Village of Schuylerville and Town of Saratoga

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Shared equipment and manpower when needed

What planning process preceded the sharing? the Town presented a contract for approval by the Village Board

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? none other than the contract

Challenges: None...this agreement has worked for years without a contract and is expected to continue to do so.

Benefits: Benefits both parties in time of need

Impact on budget: not sure there would be any

Impact on labor: should not have a impact

Impact on service: Better service to residents of both governments in the event of need.

Key contact: John Sherman, Mayor 518/695-3881