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Herkimer County (population 64519)

Name of service/government operation: Onieda Herkimer County Solid Waste Authority

Form of sharing: partnership

Services affected: Solid waste collection

Year started: unk.

Partners: onieda county and Herkimer county

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): save money, recyclying efforts

What planning process preceded the sharing? joint planning meetings

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

Challenges: Site selection

Benefits: Cost savings

Impact on budget: zero. self sustained

Impact on labor: created jobs

Impact on service: award winning facility and process

Key contact: bill Rabia