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Village of Fayetteville (population 4373)

Name of service/government operation: Code Enforcement

Form of sharing: Municipal Agreement

Services affected: State and Local Code Enforcement/ Fire Inspections

Year started: 2008

Partners: Village of Minoa and Village of Fayetteville

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Provide Code Enforcement at a reasonable cost

What planning process preceded the sharing? Meetings and discussions with Planning Board and Board of Trustees from both Villages

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

Challenges: Having the 1 full time Code Enforcement Officer split his time between 2 villages and having little time in the office

Benefits: Lower cost, accountability

Impact on budget: increased the budget, previously the Town provided Code Enforcement at no cost except the revenue received from the permits that were issued

Impact on labor: none

Impact on service: Better service, accoutability

Key contact: Mayor