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Village of Norwood (population 1657)

Name of service/government operation: Norwood-Norfolk Central School

Form of sharing: Water Line from village to school

Services affected: water

Year started: 2008

Partners: Norwood Village-NNCS (School)

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): school unable to provide students good water quality

What planning process preceded the sharing? Met with New York State, school and village

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Contract whereby school pays village $5.00 per 1000 gallons for water. Line constructed village to school. Project awarded Environmental Project of Year (2008)by NYS Central NY Engineers.

Challenges: Acquiring grant from NYS to construct.

Benefits: Acceptable water quality for students

Impact on budget: Great value for school a and enhanced water budget for village

Impact on labor: Additional work for local contractors

Impact on service: Positive

Key contact: Mayor Jim McFaddin--School Superintendent Bess Kirnie