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Village of Cayuga Heights (population 3729)

Name of service/government operation: Greater Tompkins County Health Consortium

Form of sharing: inter-municipal

Services affected: health insurance

Year started: 2011

Partners: many municipalities in Tompkins County, including City of Ithaca, Town of Ithaca, Tompkins County, Town of Dryden...

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): increased local control and cost savings

What planning process preceded the sharing? many years of planning throufgh the TC Council of Governments and formation of GTC Intermunicipal Health Consortium

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Greater TC Intermunicipal Health Consortium agreement/membership; Managed by Board of Directors

Key contact: Elizabeth Karns, Village of Cayuga Heights Trustee