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Town of Chazy (population 4284)

Name of service/government operation: Town of Chazy

Form of sharing: Paving of Roads

Services affected: Highway Department

Year started: 2006

Partners: Town of Plattsburgh

Primary goal(s)/motivation(s): Help Town of Plattsburgh and Town of Chazy save money by lending men and equipment for paving roads.

What governance structures and/or agreements are required to maintain this agreement? Handshake agreement between Highway departments to help each other when paving to save cost of equipment and labor to run paving equipment.

Benefits: Huge money savings.

Impact on budget: Saves money in Highway budget

Impact on labor: No additional men to hire, just use current employees .