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Town of North Harmony (population 2267)

Name of service/government operation: Highway construction

Form of sharing: equipment and manpower

Year started: 1970's

Partners: Towns of Chautauqua, Busti, Ellery, Harmony, and Village of Lakewood

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Completion of work in short construction season

What planning process preceded the sharing? Discussion between highway superintendents.

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? County contract signed annually

Challenges: Scheduling

Benefits: Work completed

Impact on budget: Informal bookkeeping arrangement. They help each other as needed without regard to close tabulation of hours and manpower.

Key contact: Highway Superintendent