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Town of Milan (population 2370)

Name of service/government operation: Towns of Milan and REd HOOk

Form of sharing: purchase of wood chipper for shared use. agreement to plow ajoining roads

Services affected: highway

Year started: 2013

Partners: towns of milan and red hook

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): save money

What planning process preceded the sharing? 3 or 4 meetings between the town supervisors

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? written signed agreement between the 2 towns

Challenges: lawyer reviews

Benefits: budget savings

Impact on budget: minor

Impact on labor: minor

Impact on service: minor

Key contact: william gallagher milan town supervisor