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Village of Greenwood Lake (population 3154)

Name of service/government operation: Village of Greenwood Lake

Form of sharing: DPW services

Services affected: none

Year started: 2009

Partners: Town of Warwick

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): To save taxpayer dollars on services that are already being provided by the Town of Warwick and combine our departments to save on equipment, labor, benefits, etc.

What planning process preceded the sharing? meetings with the Town Board and Village Board

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

Benefits: Saved the Village money on having to bond new equipment, Village equipment was getting old and out dated. Saves on benefits.

Impact on budget: saved over half million dollars a year in the past few years

Impact on labor: Labor was taken over by Warwick, they hired our personnel, some retired

Impact on service: No impact to services

Key contact: Village of Greenwood Lake