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Village of Hamilton (population 4239)

Name of service/government operation: Village of Hamilton

Form of sharing: Produce and sell Salt Brine to other municipalities

Services affected: Street / DPW/ Snow Plowing

Year started: 2013

Partners: Town of Hamilton, Town of Kirkland, Madison County

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Intermunicipal cooperation

What planning process preceded the sharing? Economical value of using Salt Brine compared to Rock Salt

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Annual purchase / contract agrrement

Challenges: Being able to keep upi with demand

Benefits: Environmental and cost savings

Impact on budget: Small increase in Village revenue

Impact on labor: minimal - automatied equipment for production

Impact on service: Increase shared service

Key contact: Sean Graham