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Town of Sharon (population 1846)

Name of service/government operation: Planning Board

Form of sharing: Village/Town Joint Board

Services affected: Zoning

Year started: 2007

Partners: Village Zoning Board & Town Zoning Board

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): To make the Board more effective, not as many volunteer members are required, to make each Board more knowledgeable of the other Board.

What planning process preceded the sharing? Meetings between parties to discuss the Joint Planning Board. A Local law was approved by the Town Board to establish.