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Village of Elmsford (population 4664)

Name of service/government operation: Road Resurfacing and Reconstruction

Form of sharing: Joint Purchase

Services affected: Road Resurfacing

Year started: 2010

Partners: Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Hastings, Irvington, Tarrytown

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Cost savings and coordination.

What planning process preceded the sharing? Coordination, lead personnel, needs.

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Drafting of Joint Bid/Specification/Contract

Challenges: none

Benefits: Obtained much lower unit pricing than bidding six separate contacts. Received 2nd Place in NYCOM's 2012 Local Government Achieve Awards.

Impact on budget: Over the three years have saved over $1.5 million collectively.

Impact on service: Have been able to repave and reconstruct more street and at the same time spend less money.

Key contact: Michael Mills, Elmsford Village Administrator,