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Town of Russia (population 2587)

Name of service/government operation: oneida county

Form of sharing: piggy-back on their fuel bids

Services affected: purchasing fuel for

Year started: 1213

Partners: oneida county and town of russia

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): to purchase fuel at a better bid price than we as a small town ( 2,400) can get

What planning process preceded the sharing? a number of phone calls to oneida county and the fuel company. In the end, we just need to make sure we were allowed to do it by our procurement policy and then making sure we had complete compiles of the bid rules and bid results in our possession

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? we look at in yearly to make sure we are still getting best bargain

Challenges: none

Benefits: money savings

Impact on budget: about 1% saving on fuel

Impact on labor: none

Impact on service: none

Key contact: frances donley town supervisor email (315)826-3432