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Town of Prattsburgh (population 2085)

Name of service/government operation: Steuben County Dept. Highway - Neighboring Towns

Form of sharing: Equipment and Labor sharing highway work

Services affected: Town highway department

Year started: 1980

Partners: Steuben Highway, Wheeler, Urbana, Avoca, Pulteney, Cohocton, and many more

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Road construction done in a more efficient manner. Equipment used more efficiently.

What planning process preceded the sharing? Local cooperation

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? County government, neighboring towns

Challenges: Timing, weather, and materials

Benefits: Cost savings. Time Saved

Impact on budget: Minor at this time

Impact on labor: None

Impact on service: Noticable