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Village of Chittenango (population 5081)

Name of service/government operation: Park Development

Form of sharing: grant from state along with not for profit and our Department of public works

Services affected: no services affected

Year started: around 08

Partners: State Parks, Lions Club, Trail committee, DPW, other service organizations

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): To create healthy ways to downtown, to revitalize our downtown, access to other village parks and shops.

What planning process preceded the sharing? public input, study conducted by SU, development of plans, grant submittals,

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? contract with state parks

Challenges: land owners and neighbors of the development of these trails

Benefits: show case our village, build a helathier environmnet for our community, downtown revitalization, reconnecting annexed properties into our village by creating healthy access

Impact on budget: very little

Impact on labor: when time is available they work on trails

Impact on service: none

Key contact: Village Administrator