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Town of New Albion (population 1972)

Name of service/government operation: Sand Salt Storage Building

Form of sharing: Joint Purchase

Services affected: Highway Department for Town of New Albion, Dept. of Public Works for Village of Cattaraugus

Year started: 2008

Partners: Village of Cattaraugus

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Save money, shared storage site

What planning process preceded the sharing? Discussions between Town and Village, Grant Proposal and Agreements between Town and Village

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Agreement renewed annually allowing use of site by both municipalities.

Challenges: Cost

Benefits: One site

Key contact: Gerald Cobo, Highway Supervisor, Town of New Albion (716) 257-3331; Jason Opferbeck, DPW Superintendent, Village of Cattaraugus (716) 257-5114