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Town of New Albion (population 1972)

Name of service/government operation: Cattaraugus Area Youth Council

Form of sharing: Joint Share in Expenses

Services affected: Youth recreation

Year started: Program running for 25+ years

Partners: Town of New Albion, Village of Cattaraugus, Town of East Otto, Town of Otto

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Cost Savings

What planning process preceded the sharing? Discussion between governmental entities

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Annual resolution to support program, annual budget item

Challenges: Participation by area youth, fiscal stress

Benefits: Program for area children teaching swimming skills.

Impact on budget: 2013 - $3100 budgeted by each municipality

Key contact: Stacy Corbin, Director,