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Town of Rushford (population 1150)

Name of service/government operation: Town of Rushford

Form of sharing: Assessor and Building Inspector/code enforcement

Services affected: Assessing and building dept.

Year started: 1995

Partners: Rushford, Caneadea, Hume, Centerville, New Hudson, Angelica, West Almond, Birdsall, Village of Angelicaa

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Cost savings, consistency,

What planning process preceded the sharing? Meeting amoung supervisors

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Town Boards agreement

Challenges: Really none

Benefits: Cost savings, consistency, better service, full time verses part time

Impact on budget: savings

Impact on labor: None

Impact on service: Much better