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Cayuga County (population 80026)

Name of service/government operation: Purchasing of Supplies

Form of sharing: better pricing as quantity grows

Services affected: all facets that supplies are purchased for

Year started: 2010

Partners: onondaga County

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Reduced costs.

What planning process preceded the sharing? Communication to determine policies.

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

Challenges: We have not made all purchasing policies alike as yet.

Benefits: Cost savings.

Impact on budget: Reduced monies allocated for supplies.

Impact on labor: none

Impact on service: none

Key contact: Michael H. Chapman --chairman-Cayuga County Legislature