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Town of Westville (population 1819)

Name of service/government operation: Share Highway with Franklin County and with surrounding towns

Form of sharing: Asphalt, paving machine, roller, in case of break downs other towns lend equipment

Services affected: Highway

Year started: 15

Partners: Franklin County, Constable, Bombay, Fort Covington, Malone, Chateaugay, Burke, Bellmont

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Safety of our residents

What planning process preceded the sharing? Organized by County Highway Supt and Local Higway SuptHold Harmless Agreement, Mutual aid agreement with all Fire departments

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Yearly Contracts

Challenges: None

Benefits: Increase paved highways and the safety of our residents

Impact on budget: We do not have to hire extra employees

Impact on labor: None

Impact on service: Great

Key contact: Rodrigue Lauzon (Rod)