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Town of Kingston (population 889)

Name of service/government operation: Town of Ulster Highway Department

Form of sharing: Road work

Services affected: Maintenance of roads

Year started: Not sure - has been at least 10 years or more

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Use of manpower and machinery

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Shared Municipal Services Agreement

Benefits: Town of Ulster has machinery that our small town does not own.

Impact on budget: None

Impact on labor: Our Highway Dept. only has two employees, so when there is a major paving project, extra manpower is needed

Impact on service: projects are completed quicker