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Village of Springville (population 4296)

Name of service/government operation: Springville Youth Incorporated

Form of sharing: youth recreation services

Services affected: sports programs

Year started: 1948

Partners: Town of Concord, Springville Griffith Institute, Springville Center for the Arts

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): year long athletic sports program: swimming, baseball, soccer, and summer non athletic events

What planning process preceded the sharing? Intermunicipal agreements

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? annual review of programs at budget time

Challenges: recruiting volunteers

Benefits: affordable youth programs

Impact on budget: Village and Town split contribution evenly as per intermunicipal contract

Impact on labor: lowers labor cost

Impact on service: community support for services

Key contact: Tim Horner, Village Administrator