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Town of Middlesex (population 1495)

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

Form of sharing: Joint ownership of roller and broom

Services affected: Highwy

Year started: 10 years ago

Partners: Town of Potter

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Tax savings for purchase of expensive equipment

What planning process preceded the sharing? Operational agreements

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Joint Municipal agreement

Challenges: Occasional conflict for time of use

Benefits: Tax savings

Impact on budget: Reduced expenses

Impact on labor: None

Impact on service: None

Key contact: Robert Multer