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Revised 11/29/11


General Government Projects   TOP of Page »

Town of Adams - $200,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Adams and Town of Adams constructed a jointly-owned municipal building.

City of Albany - $299,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Albany developed the NYRx Cooperative Prescription Benefit Plan for local public sector employers to manage their self funded prescription benefit plans.
Link to site: http://www.nyrxplan.com/

Albany County - $150,000.00   Status: Complete
Albany County created an Albany County Health Consortium that includes a municipal cooperative medical benefits plan for employees.
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Albany County - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
Albany County studied the future solid waste disposal needs in the capital region and if a County or Regional Solid Waste Management Authority could address these issues.
Link to site: http://www.albanycounty.com/departments/executive/swma/default.asp
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Town of Albion - $45,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Albion will receive funds to assist with the implementation of the dissolution plan for the Village of Altmar, scheduled for 6/1/13.

Town of Alden - $25,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Alden will study the consolidation of its justice court, building inspection and code enforcement department, and fire/EMS functions with the Village of Alden.

Town of Andes - $19,575.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Andes and the Town of Bovina studied town services that may be shared or consolidated for savings and better service delivery.
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Town of Aurora - $396,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Aurora and the Village of East Aurora consolidated both administrative offices into a single village consolidated village service center with the Aurora Town Public Library.

Town of Avon - $200,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town and Village of Avon completed renovations to a new building for a joint court facility.

City of Batavia – $93,670.12   Status: Complete
The City and Town of Batavia studied consolidating service delivery and potentially merging the two municipalities into a single entity.
Link to site: http://www.cgr.org/bataviaconsolidationplan/
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Town of Brookhaven - $25,000.00   Status: 50% Complete
The Town of Brookhaven is using GIS to inventory and assess all athletic field in the Town, 18 public school districts, 8 incorporated villages and 52 unincorporated hamlets to determine how Town-wide needs may be satisfied and cost savings and revenues increased by more efficient shared use of existing facilities.

Broome County - $33,750.00   Status: Complete
Broome County studied the feasibility, efficiency and cost effectiveness of enforcement of consolidated code enforcement officers under the Unified Fire Prevention and Building Code.
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Broome County - $500,000.00   Status: Award Declined
Broome County was to convert their Health Insurance to join the New York State Health Insurance Program.

Village of Cambridge - $35,145.00   Status: Award Declined
The Village of Cambridge and Greenwich was to study the feasibility of sharing an "Administrator for Planning, Zoning, and DPW. This award was declined.

City of Canandaigua - $79,726   Status: Complete
The City of Canandaigua and the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council implemented their state and locally approved intermunicipal watershed management plan.
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Canaseraga Central School District - $3,150.00   Status: Complete
The Canaseraga, Cattaraugus-Little Valley, and Randolph Academy School Districts studied the feasibility of sharing records management service, identified where improvements were necessary, then made recommendations for the schools to share or consolidate and/or streamline service.
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Town of Chester - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Chester and the Village of Chester studied the services provided by the two municipalities and where they can combine space, service, departments, or employees.
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Village of Corinth - $25,000.00   Status: In Progress
Funds will assist the Village of Corinth to cover costs incurred by the village for the development and dissemination of information to the electors prior to the required dissolution referendum.


Development Authority of the North Country - $63,000.00   Status: Awarded
The Development Authority of the North Country will study opportunities for Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties to share GIS services.

Village of East Syracuse - $25,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Village of East Syracuse and the Town of DeWitt are studying shared services that may result in lower cost or improved efficiency.
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Town of Evans - $25,785.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Evans with the Towns of Eden, Brandt, and North Collins, the Villages of Angola, North Collins and Farnham developed the Southtown’s Community Enhancement Coalition Corporation.

Town of Fayette - $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Fayette and Seneca County explored the feasibility, cost-effectiveness, and potential efficiencies of functional consolidation of town and village administration and enforcement of Municipal Zoning and Site Planning Review at the County Level.
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Town of Franklinville - $22,500.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Franklinville and Village of Franklinville investigated the benefits of relocating the village's administrative office to the larger, more accessible Town offices.

City of Geneva – $34,776.00   Status: Complete
The Cities of Geneva and Canandaigua evaluated employee health insurance costs and benefits and developed a health insurance consortium model to contain increases in health insurance premiums.
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Village of Gouverneur - $24,750.00   Status: In Progress
The Village and Town of Gouverneur will study regional shared services and the functional consolidation of services to eliminate redundant services.

Town of Grand Island - $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Grand Island studied the cost-benefit of a shared maintenance facility that integrates the town’s Parks, Maintenance, and Transportation Department and the school district’s Maintenance and Transportation Department.

Village of Leicester - $862.00   Status: In Progress
Funds will assist the Village of Leister to offset expenses related to the required voter referendum on dissolution.

LeRoy Central School District
- $704,259.00   Status: Complete
LeRoy Central School District, the Village and Town of LeRoy and the Town of Stafford constructed athletic facilities for community and scholastic use. The project allowed for phasing of the project construction and involved improvements including additional playing fields expanding community and scholastic recreational programs.

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Livingston County - $39,120.00   Status: Complete
Livingston County studied the feasibility and cost saving potential of alternative methods of providing health insurance for municipal and county employees.
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Village of Lyons - $26,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Lyons, Town of Lyons and the Lyons School District studied the functional consolidation of services among the village, town and school district.
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City of Mechanicville - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
The City of Mechanicville completed its city charter revision study in June 2010.
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City of Middletown - $26,000.00   Status: Award Declined
The City of Middletown studied ways consolidate municipal employee and retiree health benefits plans with Wawayanda and Otisville.

Monroe County - $212,000.00   Status: Complete
Monroe County has instituted an Incentive Program to Reduce County Health Care Costs by educating employees about health care services and their costs. Employees are receiving incentives to enroll in alternative health insurance plans; the program was implemented through the collective bargaining process.

Montgomery County – $52,164.00   Status: In Progress
Montgomery County and the City of Amsterdam are providing health insurance services through the Montgomery County Health Insurance Trust eliminating duplication of services.

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Nassau County - $89,112.00   Status: Complete
Nassau County and the City of Long Beach developed a real-time web-based municipal GIS data sharing portal through sharing assessment data in the Nassau County Land Records Viewer.

City of Newburgh - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Newburgh analyzed its governance system and structure beginning with its foundation - the City Charter.
Link to site: http://www.cityofnewburgh-ny.gov/charter/resources.htm
Report »
Charter Report »

City of New Rochelle
- $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of New Rochelle and School District of New Rochelle studied cost efficiencies and service improvements through joint implementation of technology services city and district wide including capital and operational outlays for technology services, procurement policies and practices and outline various models for the improved provision of technology services.
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Town of Newstead - $400,000.00   Status: Complete
The town hall was expanded to consolidate town and village courts, and essential municipal services such as code enforcement, archives and records storage.

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Niagara County - $275.321.00   Status: Complete
Niagara and Erie Counties launched Niagara's Geographic Information System (GIS) implementation project and a share a GIS network with capacity to connect the counties to E911 backup centers.

Niagara County – $209,364.08   Status: Complete
Niagara County and Erie County expanded their shared GIS services by offering GIS and parcel lookup tools for municipalities and the public to search assessment data on line.

City of Niagara Falls - $77,060.00   Status: Complete
The City of Niagara Falls and the Town share assessment services of the Niagara Falls assessor.

Town of North Elba - $54,724.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba studied how to consolidate two Highway Departments and the Village Water Department; consolidated the 2 Parks Departments; and restructure financing of shared services, align fiscal years, create a central purchasing office and equalize water and sewer rates.
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Town of North Hempstead – $48,300.00   Status: Complete
The Town of North Hempstead installed ‘Great Net’, a web-based intranet platform that links all villages on the Great Neck Peninsula, the Town of North Hempstead, special districts, fire districts, OEM. The public intranet site carries a peninsula wide calendar, health or safety warnings, school closings. The local government intranet site serves village officials and special district officers in real time.

Village of Norwood - $50,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Village of Norwood is developing a plan of the potential dissolution of the village dissolution and other options for service delivery consolidation.

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Village of Norwood - $50,000.00   Status: Awarded
The Village of Norwood will assess the cost savings and service impacts associated with restructuring the delivery of Village services.

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Village of Perry - $22,500.00   Status: Complete
The Village and Town of Perry studied the consolidation of highway services, clerk’s offices and planning and zoning departments to reduce operating costs while maintaining public services.
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Town of Ramapo - $45,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Ramapo will plan for the consolidation of three separate fire districts into a new independent Joint Town - Village Fire District.  (Also listed under "Public Safety")

Rochester City School District
- $84,000.00   Status: Complete
The Rochester City School District, Monroe County, and the City of Rochester studied the benefits of forming a health insurance consortium.
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Town of Seneca Falls - $50,000.00   Status: In Progress
Pursuant to the Village of Seneca Falls Dissolution Plan, the Town of Seneca Falls has expanded the previous village police department to encompass the entire town.  These funds will assist with this implementation effort.  (Also listed under "Public Safety")


St. Lawrence County
- $80,000.00   Status: In Progress
St. Lawrence County is conducting a feasibility study for developing a Mutual Health Insurance Program for the county and all municipal employees.

St. Lawrence County - $27,000.00   Status: Complete
St. Lawrence County, will analyze the existing Justice Court structure for the Towns of Edwards, Hermon, Russell and Clare including the functional consolidation of these Courts.
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Schuyler County - $100,000.00   Status: Complete
Schuyler County worked with the Towns of Dix, Hector, Watkins Glen and the Watkins Glen School District to create central repository for records management and retention.

Sherrill Central School District – $79,984.80   Status: Complete
The Verona-Verona-Sherrill Central School District, the Towns of Vernon and Verona and the City of Sherrill studied the feasibility of forming a health consortium to maximize benefits to the municipalities, employees and, taxpayers.

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Steuben County - $335,520.00   Status: 85% Complete
Steuben County is consolidating and upgrading IT support and maintenance services over a 3 year phased timeframe for the City of Corning, the Town and Village of Bath and the County.

Taconic Hills Central School District - $47,990.00   Status: Complete
The Taconic Hills Central School District and the neighboring Towns of Ancram, Copake and Hillsdale in Columbia County have agreed to maintain school district grounds and sports fields as well as public spaces and parks in the three municipalities.

Village of Tarrytown - $130,410.00   Status: Complete
The Villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow and the Tarrytown public schools studied the conditions in each community’s parks and recreation departments to identify cost savings, increased revenue and efficiencies realized through shared services.
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Tompkins County - $266,030.00   Status: Complete
Tompkins County along with 13 local governments, established a health care consortium to develop a comprehensive employee health insurance program.
Link to site: http://www.tompkins-co.org/pubinfo/health/
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Tonawanda City School District - $90,000.00   Status: Complete
The Tonawanda City School District and the City of Tonawanda explored the potential cost savings associated with shared maintenance, purchasing and technology services.

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Town of Trenton - $54,000.00   Status: Complete
The Towns of Trenton, Floyd and Remsen studied a Community Recreational Center and created an Implementation Plan.
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Ulster County – $260,820.00   Status: Complete
Ulster County studied all levels of Ulster County local governments to reduce duplicate layers of government county-wide. Shared Service Study and Implementation Plan will focus on shared highway services and potential consolidation of court programs. The implementation plan will identify areas where combining either; space, service, departments, or employees would result in cost savings and/or an increase in the quality and quantity of service delivery.
Link to site: http://www.co.ulster.ny.us/smsi.html
Final Intergovernmental Summary Report »  |  Final Action Plan »  |  Final Economic Study »  |  Final Judicial Study » |
Final Highway Study »


Ulster County – $54,000.00   Status: Awarded
Ulster County and the City of Kingston will implement the Ulster County/City of Kingston Tourism Shared Services Plan.

Town of Union - $190,431.00   Status: Complete
Town of Union and Village of Johnson City consolidated zoning and code enforcement departments.
Link to site: http://www.townofunion.com/depts_services_plan_unified_zoning.html

Town of Westport – $579,600.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Westport was to construct a building housing municipal offices and a Department of Public Works, Fire District and School District storage and maintenance facility with a fuel pumping station. This project failed to advance after voters turned down a bond referendum.


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Village of Albion - $65,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Albion, with the Towns of Albion and Gaines, studied merging the three municipalities into a single entity.
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Town of Albion - $45,000.00   
Status: Awarded
The Town of Albion received funds for professional services related to the actions required prior to the dissolution of the Village of Altmar on June 1, 2013.

Village of Alden - $50,000.00   Status: Award Declined
The Village of Alden was to study Village dissolution.

Village of Allegany
- $52,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Allegany studied village dissolution.
Report »  |  Presentation »

Village of Altmar - $45,000   Status: Complete
The Village of Altmar will create a village dissolution plan.
Link to site: http://www.cgr.org/altmar

City of Batavia - $49,500.00   Status: In Progress
The City and town of Batavia will prepare a new City Charter that incorporates the area in the Town of Batavia and will implement the plan for the consolidation of the two municipalities. (Also listed under "City & County Charter Restructure")

Village of Candor - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Candor studied Village dissolution.
Link to site: http://www.cgr.org/candor/
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Village of Chaumont -
$45,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Chaumont will study Village dissolution.
Report »

Village of Cherry Valley
- $22,700.00   Status: Award Declined
The Village and Town of Cherry Valley was to study village dissolution and consolidation of services with the town. This award was declined.

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Village of Cobleskill - $36,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Cobleskill studied of the Benefits for the Consolidation of Services and Jurisdictions.
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Village of Corinth - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Corinth, with the town of Corinth, studied village dissolution.
Link to site: http://www.cgr.org/corinth/index.aspx
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Village of Corinth
- $25,000.00   Status: Awarded
The Village of Corinth will develop and disseminate information to the electors prior to the village dissolution referendum.

Village of Dansville
- $49,500.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Dansville, with the Town of North Dansville, conducted a dissolution/coterminous feasibility study.
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Village of Depew - $50,000.00   Status: Award Declined
The Village of Depew was to study Village dissolution.

Village of East Aurora -
$50,000.00   Status:
Award Declined
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The Village of East Aurora was to study Village dissolution.

Village of Edwards
- $45,000.00   Status: Complete
Link to site: http://www.cgr.org/edwards
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Village of Hoosick Falls - $48,910   Status: In Progress
The Village of Hoosick Falls will study village dissolution and alternatives to dissolution.
http://www.cgr.org/hoosick/index.aspx

Village of Hudson Falls
- $49,500.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Hudson Falls will study village dissolution or consolidation of services.
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Village of Johnson City – $193,200.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Johnson City studied village dissolution.
Project Website »  |  Report »  |  Report Addendum »  |  Addendum Response »

Village of Keeseville - $45,000   Status: In Progress
The Village of Keeseville will study village dissolution.
Project Website »

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Village of Lake George - $44,999.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Lake George studied village dissolution.
Project Website »  |  Report »

Village of Lancaster - $50,000.00   Status: Award Declined
The Village of Lancaster was to study Village dissolution.

Village of Leicester
- $862.00   Status: Awarded
The Village of Leicester received funds to reimburse the village for expenses from a referendum on village of dissolution on December 20, 2011.

Village of Lewiston
– $79,115.40   Status: Complete
The Village of Lewiston, with the Town of Lewiston, studied village dissolution.

Town of Liberty - $100,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town and Village of Liberty studied shared services, consolidation, merger and village dissolution.
Case Study »  |  Report »

Village of Lyndonville - $34,010.93   Status: Complete
The Village of Lyndonville, with the Town of Yates, studied village dissolution.

Village of Macedon - $22,500.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Macedon, with the Town of Macedon, studied village dissolution. A dissolution petition was submitted by a group of Village residents.
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Village of Malone - $49,500   Status: In Progress
The Village of Malone will study village dissolution.

Village of Mannsville - $45,000   Status: In Progress
The Village of Mannsville will study village dissolution.
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Village of Medina - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Medina, with the support of the Town of Shelby and the Town of Ridgeway, studied village dissolution.
Link to site: http://www.cgr.org/medina-ridgeway-shelby/
Report »

Town of New Paltz - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
The Town and Village of New Paltz studied merger, consolidation, dissolution and shared services. Opportunities to improve governmental efficiency and lower taxes were priorities.
Project Website »
Study »
Final Report »

Village of North Collins - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
The Village of North Collins studied village dissolution.
Final Report »

Town of Ossining - $45,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Ossining and the Village of Ossining will determine the most efficient and cost-effective municipal structure.
Link to site: http://www.cgr.org/reports/12_R-1683_EvaluationofPotentialGovStructures.pdf


Village of Perrysburg
- $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Perrysburg studied village dissolution.
Project Website »  |  Report »

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Village of Pike - $83,700   Status: Complete
The Village of Pike, with the Town of Pike and the Pike Fire District, studied the Dissolution of the Village of Pike. The municipalities analyzed the economic impacts and the efficiencies created by Village dissolution.
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Village of Port Henry - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Port Henry studied village dissolution.
Project Website
Report »

Village of Potsdam - $49,950.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Potsdam will study Village dissolution.
Link to Video » (Village Dissolution Public Hearing on YouTube)

Town of Ridgeway - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Ridgeway, with the support of the Town of Shelby and the Village of Medina, studied the feasibility of town merger and/or the consolidation services.
Link to site: http://www.cgr.org/medina-ridgeway-shelby/
Report »

Town of Rye - $50,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Rye will to conduct a dissolution feasibility study for Rye Town and alternatives for its subordinate villages, (the "Rye Neck" portion of the Mamaroneck, Port Chester and Rye Brook.) 
Link to site: http://www.cgr.org/ryetown/

Village of Saranac Lake
– $152,145.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Saranac Lake is studying the creation of a coterminous town-village government resulting in long term savings to taxpayers and improved service delivery in the Town of Harrietstown and the Village of Saranac Lake.
Study »
Report»

Village of Schuylerville - $34,650.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Schuylerville studied village dissolution.

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Village of Schuylerville- $15,129.00   Status: Complete
Supplemental funds for the Village of Schuylerville to study Village dissolution.

Village of Seneca Falls - $58,500.00   Status: Complete
The Village and Town of Seneca Falls studied a shared administrative facility as well as additional shared services and the possibility of dissolution.
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Village of Seneca Falls - $49,999.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Seneca Falls completed a village dissolution plan. The Village of Seneca Falls dissolved on December 31, 2011.
Project Website»
Report »

Town of Seneca Falls - $406,500   Status: In Progress
The Village and Town of Seneca Falls are implementing the recommendations developed in the Village of Seneca Falls Dissolution Plan.  The Village will dissolve on December 31, 2011.

Village of Speculator
– $28,690.20   Status: Complete
The Village of Speculator studied village dissolution. A dissolution petition was submitted by a group of Village residents.
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Village of Victor - $45,000   Status: In Progress
The Village of Victor will study village dissolution.

Village of Victory - $50,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Village of Victory will study Village dissolution.
Project Website »

Village of Waddington - $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Waddington will study village dissolution.
Final Dissolution Plan »  |  Final Report »


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City of Batavia - $49,500.00   Status: In Progress
The City and town of Batavia will prepare a new City Charter that incorporates the area in the Town of Batavia and will implement the plan for the consolidation of the two municipalities. (Also listed under "Government Consolidation & Dissolution")
Project Website »

City of Cohoes - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Cohoes and the City of Watervliet studied Cooperation and/or Consolidation of fire and emergency medical services in both communities. (Also listed under "Public Safety")
Project Website »  |  Report »

City of Newburgh -
$45,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Newburgh analyzed its governance system and structure beginning with its foundation - the City Charter.
Link to site: http://www.cityofnewburgh-ny.gov/charter-review-commission
Report »
Charter Report »


City of Watervliet
- $50,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Watervliet and the Town of Guilderland studied Water Supply and Water Treatment Services for both communities.
Report »
Appendix B »
(Also listed under "Municipal Utilities")


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Addison Central School District - $23,400.00   Status: Complete
The Addison CSD, with the Village and Town of Addison, performed a shared services study for future long term planning.
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Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga BOCES - $25,000.00   Status: 50% Complete
The Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga BOCES will plan for the formation of a coalition of school districts/BOCES to purchase prescription drugs.

Arkport Central School - $100,000.00   Status: Award Declined
Arkport Central School proposed razing the existing school bus garage and building a new facility that would serve the needs of the Arkport CSD, the Village of Arkport, the Town of Hornellsville, the NYSP, the Steuben County Sheriff's Office and several other agencies from Steuben County. This project was defeated by vote.

Barker Central School District - $36,000.00   Status: Complete
The Barker and Lyndonville Central School Districts conducted a study to explore the merger of the two school districts.
Report »  |  Report Attachments »

Brocton Central School District – $36,000.00   Status: Complete
Brocton CSD, in collaboration with 3 partner school districts, studied a Consolidated Business Office.
Report »  |  Presentation »

Brocton Central School District - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
Brocton Central School District and Fredonia Central School District studied the centralization of the two districts.
Report »

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Capital Region BOCES
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$434,170.00   Status: Awarded
The Capital Region BOCES will establish a Municipal Prescription Drug Purchasing Coalition.

Center Moriches School District
- $54,000.00   Status: Complete
Center Moriches and East Moriches School Districts studied the possible consolidation of the two school districts.
Link to site: http://www.centermoriches.k12.ny.us/
Report »
Addendum »

Chenango Forks Central School District - $45,000.00   Status: Awarded
The Chenango Forks and Chenango Valley School Districts will study reorganization.

Connetquot Central School District - $45,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Connetquot Central School District is studying shared services and the potential for using BOCES Regional Transportation Program to meet district private, parochial and special needs transportation. An additional study will assess the use of alternate fueled vehicles and building an onsite shared facility.

Corning Painted Post Area School District - $22,500.00   Status: Complete
The Corning-Painted Post School District and the City of Corning studied consolidation of two individual fleet maintenance facilities into a single facility.
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Corning-Painted Post Areas School District - $72,000.00   Status: Complete
The Corning-Painted Post School District and the Village of Painted Post consolidated their gasoline fueling facilities into a single facility.

Erie1 BOCES -
$570,547.00    Status: Awarded
The Centralized Computer Power and Computer Life Cycle Management Project will control the school district and BOCES computers from the Erie 1 BOCES Data Center by automatically turning off the school district computers when they are not in use.

Erie2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
- $182,895.00   Status: Complete
The Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, and six component school districts, established a centralized business operation, which includes accounts payable, payroll and claims auditing services.

Glens Falls City School District - $37,800.00   Status: In Progress
The Glens Falls City School District and Glens Falls Common School District will study the feasibility of merging the two school districts.
Report »

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Hamilton Central School District - $35,000   Status: In Progress
The Hamilton and Morrisville-Eaton Central Schools will study reorganization to merge the districts.

Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES – $38,640.00   Status: Complete
HFM BOCES created a central business office for the Canajoharie, Mayfield, Piseco, and Wells school districts.

Ilion School District - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
Ilion and Mohawk Central School District reorganization study.
Link to Ilion CS Site »  |  Link to Herkimer CS Site »  |  Link to Mohawk CS Site »  |  Link to Frankfort-Schuyler CS »
Report »

Lindenhurst Union Free School District
- $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The school districts of Suffolk County studied pooling its buying power for health and prescription benefits for employees and retirees within the 69 school districts of Suffolk, including cost analysis of current health insurance plans and the implications of a county-wide self-iinsurance plan.
Report »

Lowville Academy & Central School District – $34,776.00   Status: Complete
Lowville Academy and Central School, with the Village of Lowville, the Town of Lowville, in consultation with the NYS Department of Transportation, studied a shared garage and maintenance facility.
Executive Summary »  |  Report »  |  Presentation »

Mayfield Central School District - $35,000   Status: Complete
The Mayfield and Northville Central Schools will study reorganization to merge the districts.
Report »

Nassau BOCES - $1,000,000.00   Status: 50% Complete
The Nassau BOCES, with direct support from Nassau County, is creating a shared services platform for non-instructional functions: purchasing; information technology and telecommunications; out-of-district transportation; and internal audit. The project includes at least 35 of the county's 56 independent school districts.
Link to Site: http://www.nassausharedservicesgrant.org/ (Note: A video of the project's presentation is available from this site)
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North Colonie School District - $43,668.00   Status: Complete
The North Colonie School District studied the annexation of the Maplewood-Colonie Common School District.
Report »

Nyack Union Free School District - $27,000.00   Status: 20% Complete
A coalition of Rockland County School Districts, Nanuet UFSD, Nyack UFSD, Pearl River UFSD, and the South Orangetown CSD, are studying consolidation of their pupil transportation services.
Report »

Pavilion Central School District - $35,000   Status: Complete
The Pavilion and Wyoming Central Schools studied reorganization to merge the districts.

Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES - $30,500.00   Status: In Progress
The Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES is studying the potential for sharing mandated out-of-district transportation among the 18 school districts of the Putnam/Northern Westchester region.

Rensselaer City School District - $172,500   Status: In Progress
The Rensselaer City School District with eight additional districts will implement shared of out-of-district student transportation services and centralized purchase of materials and equipment.
Study »

Romulus Central Schools - $45,000.00 Status: Awarded
The Romulus and South Seneca Central School Districts will study reorganization.

Schenectady City School District
- $37,761.00       Status: Awarded
The Schenectady City School District will determine the most effective way to share or centralize business office functions between Schenectady County’s school districts.

Schodack School District - $49,500.00   Status: Complete
Schodack and Ichabod Crane School District reorganization studied and an examination of opportunities for shared services.
Link to site: http://www.ichabodcrane.org/icICCSchodackFeasibilityStudy.html
Report »
Data Sets»

Scio Central School
- $37,000.00   Status: Complete
Scio and Wellsville Central Schools studied school centralization.
Report »  |  Report Exhibits I-IX »

St. Johnsville School District - $35,000.00   Status: Complete
St. Johnsville and Oppenheim-Ephratah Central School District reorganization study.
Report »

Stamford School District
- $32,940.00   Status: Complete
Stamford and Jefferson School District reorganization study.
Summary »
Report »

Stockbridge Valley Central School District - $35,000   Status: In Progress
The Stockbridge Valley and Madison Central Schools will study reorganization to merge the districts
Feasibility Study Findings »

Sullivan County BOCES - $50,000.00   Status: Complete
The Sullivan County BOCES explored the feasibility of achieving efficiencies and reduced costs through central business office services and cross training staff.
Report »

Ticonderoga Central School District - $45,000.00    Status: Awarded
The Ticonderoga and Crown Point Central School Districts will study reorganization.
Report »

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES - $28,000.00   Status: Complete
Tompkins-Seneca Tioga-BOCES and the school districts of Lansing, Dryden, Groton, Ithaca, and South Seneca studied business office practices and the centralization of their business operations.
Report »

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES - $163,375.00   Status: Complete
The Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES is hosting the Centralized Business Operations (CBO) for 4 component school districts – Dryden, Ithaca, Lansing, and South Seneca.
Report »

Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES and the 11 School Districts within Wayne County, faced with declining enrollment and a corresponding reduction in educational choices, completed a study of what would be required to restructure curriculums and operations into a regional high school format. 
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Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES - $50,000.00   Status: 90% Complete
The Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES will study and provide planning recommendations on the feasibility of a regional high school(s) in Ontario County.

Webster School District - $160,599.00   Status: Complete
The Webster School District reconstructed an existing shared fuel facility with the Village of Webster and the North East Fire District.

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Wells Central School District - $35,000   Status: Complete
The Wells and Lake Pleasant Central Schools will study reorganization to merge the districts.


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Town of Alden - $193,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Alden with the Town of Marilla developed the Alden-Marilla Regional Water Supply Project.

City of Auburn - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Auburn, Towns of Fleming, Sennett, Owasco, Aurelius and Throop, and the Cayuga County Water & Sewer Authority are addressing both short-term and long-term water and sewer needs.
Report »

City of Auburn - $710,000.00   Status: Terminated
The City of Auburn, Towns of Fleming, Sennett, Owasco, Aurelius and Throop, as well as the Cayuga County Water & Sewer Authority, will implement a regional water and sewer agency structure.
Study (pdf)
Cost of Services (pdf)
Capital Improvement Plan (pdf)

Village of Blasdell - $400,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Blasdell consolidated 8 individual water districts and transferred ownership of its water system to the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA).

Buffalo Sewer Authority - $414,615.42   Status: 27% Complete
The Buffalo Sewer Authority will use excess capacity to process residual solids from the Town of Amherst’s wastewater treatment facility. Amherst will decommission a portion of their facility to eliminate approximately $1.8 million in annual operating costs.

Town of Cape Vincent - $400,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town and Village of Cape Vincent jointly purchased a water storage tank.

Village of Champlain - $270,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Champlain with the Town of Champlain and the Village of Rouses Point are developing a public drinking water and sewer infrastructure management plan.

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City of Cohoes - $473,293.00   Status: Complete
The Cities of Cohoes, Watervliet, Rensselaer and Troy and the Village of Green Island, continue the development of the Albany Pool Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plan and public participation program.
Project Website »

Village of Dobbs Ferry
- $50,000.00   Status: Awarded
The Villages of Dobbs Ferry and Hastings will study the consolidation of their public works departments.

Town of Eastchester - $63,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Eastchester and the Villages of Bronxville and Tuckahoe purchased sanitary sewer televising equipment to identify and address problem areas, to maintain the sanitary sewer system in a cost effective manner.

Town of East Greenbush - $400,000.00   Status: 50% Complete
The Town of East Greenbush is building a sewer line connecting the East Greenbush plant to the County Sewer District at a capital cost nearly $3 million less than an expansion of their existing plant.

Town of Eden - $571,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Eden and six municipalities (4 towns, 2 villages) and the NYS Dept of Corrections facility in Collins, continued an ongoing effort to resolve the region's water supply issues in a cooperative and economical manner.

Village of Elbridge - $600,000.00   Status: 90% Complete
The Village of Elbridge, Village of Jordan and Town of Elbridge will consolidate public water services through the construction of a consolidated water treatment facility and a new water treatment line.

Village of Ellisburg – $386,400.00   Status: Complete
The Village and Town of Ellisburg contracted with the Town of Ellisburg’s existing water department to share operations and maintenance of the tank and distribution system, eliminating the need to create a Village water department.

Erie County - $65,466.00   Status: Complete
Erie County is expanding an existing utility aggregation program that combines electric, natural gas and fuel oil accounts from participating municipalities into pools and procures these commodities through bulk competitive purchases.

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Erie County - $400,000.00   Status: Complete
Erie County, with the City of Lackawanna, studied the redirection of wastewater flows from the Erie County Sewer District (ECSD) Number 6 Lackawanna Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to the Buffalo Sewer Authority for treatment.

Erie County - $135,000.00   Status: Complete
Erie County, with the Towns of West Seneca, Cheektowaga, Amherst and Clarence, and the Villages of Sloan, Williamsville and Lancaster, completed a Sanitary Sewer Rate Comparison Analysis and Merger Feasibility Study.
Report »

Erie County Department of Environment & Planning Division of Sewerage - $50,000.00   Status: Complete
Erie County, with the Towns of Amherst, Clarence and the Village of Williamsville, studied the merger of sanitary sewer services.

Town of Evans - $400,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Evans was entering into a lease-management agreement with the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) for the operation and maintenance of the Town’s water system.

Village of Farmingdale - $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Farmingdale and the South Farmingdale Water District studied a range of potential service sharing and functional consolidation approaches for the successful operation of the water supply systems.
Report »

Town of Fishkill - $200,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Fishkill, with Dutchess County and the Town of East Fishkill, constructed an artificial wetland treatment system for their joint landfill.

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Town of Glenville - $579,600.00   Status: Complete
The Towns of Glenville and Clifton Park provided sanitary sewer service to a public elementary school and unserved residents in both communities, improve local water quality, and replace antiquated sewer systems.

Great Neck Water Pollution Control District - $400,000   Status: In Progress
The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District and the Village of Great Neck will functionally consolidate their sewage collection and treatment systems allowing residents of both the District and Village to realize substantial operating savings due to the economies of scale and reduction of duplicative services.

Town of Hamburg - $400,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Hamburg consolidated 38 individual water districts and transferred ownership of its water system to the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA).

Town of Hanover - $48,600.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Hanover and the Village of Silver Creek studied the abandonment of Village of Silver Creek's wastewater treatment plant and process upgrades necessary to accommodate the Village's of Silver Creek’s wastewater at Hanover's wastewater treatment plant.

Village of Herrings – $386,400.00   Status: In Progress
The Village of Herrings with the Village of Deferiet will operate a water supply and distribution system.

Town of Hume - $18,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Hume and the Town of Caneadea studied the connection of sewer infrastructure, consolidation of operations and decommissioning of the Town of Hume Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Report »

Village of Kinderhook – $355,336.34   Status: 0% Complete
The Village of Kinderhook will connect to the Village of Valatie's wastewater treatment system, including the construction of a wastewater collection system within the Village of Kinderhook, a sewer pump station and forcemain to Valatie and improvements at the Valatie Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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Village of Lakewood - $99,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Lakewood worked with the City of Jamestown and the Towns of Ellicott and Busti to examine the financial and engineering feasibility of creating a municipal electric system.

Lewis County - $45,000.00   Status: 75% Complete
Lewis County is studying the feasibility of establishing a water and sewer authority to provide shared services and potential budgetary savings for several small systems in the County.

City of Lockport - $400,000.00   Status: 94% Complete
The City of Lockport with the City of North Tonawanda are developing the Tri-City Regional Water and Wastewater Optimization/Consolidation Project.

City of Lockport - $640,000   Status: In Progress
The Cities of Lockport and North Tonawanda will consolidate public water treatment and supply.

Village of Manlius - $311,939.10   Status: Complete
The Village and Town of Manlius rehabilitated and increased the capacity of the Westfield Trunk Sewer line to implement a functional consolidation of its existing shared sewer services.  The line has been transferred from the village to the Onondaga County Sanitary District.
Transfer Agreement »

Village of Marcellus - $600,000.00      Status: Awarded
The Town and Village of Marcellus, and the Marcellus Central School District will consolidate sewer services.
NYS DEC Approval Letter »
Flow Management Plan »
SEQRA Resolution & Short Environmental Assessment Form »

Town of Marion
- $49,500.00      
Status: Awarded
The Towns of Marion and Walworth will study conveying wastewater collected within the existing Marion sewer district to Walworth for treatment and disposal.

City of Mechanicville – $339,935.40   Status: Complete
The City of Mechanicville and Village of Stillwater evaluated consolidation of their municipal water supply and distribution systems.

Village of Millbrook - $600,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Village of Millbrook and the Town of Washington will share a joint water and sewer system.

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Nassau County - $600,000.00   Status: Complete
Nassau County consolidated the Lawrence and Cedarhurst facilities with Bay Park Wastewater facilities.

Town of Nichols – $43,470.00   Status: Complete
The Town and Village of Nichols and the Town and Village of Owego identified opportunities for efficiencies and cost savings through shared services and/or consolidation of their respective wastewater treatment plants.
Report »

Orange County – $357,323.40   Status: 85% Complete
Orange County is studying inter-municipal water supply and investigate ground water supply and distribution.
Link to site: http://waterauthority.orangecountygov.com/
Report »

Orange County - $49,500.00   Status: In Progress
Orange County will study consolidation of the Orange County Sewer District #1 and five tributary municipalities into a single entity.

Orange County Water Authority - $450,000   Status: In Progress
The Orange County Water Authority will implement the recommendation of the 2010 NE Orange County Water Supply Feasibility Study to develop a regional water supply.
Report »

Village of Patchogue - $355,500.00   Status: In Progress
The Villages of Patchogue and Bellport are consolidating their stormwater management services and their aerial maintenance services.

Town of Plattsburgh - $290,250.00   Status: Complete
The Town and City of Plattsburgh implemented a sharing plan for the City of Plattsburgh's wastewater treatment facility.

Town of Plattsburgh - $371,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Plattsburgh will consolidate the Town of Schuyler Falls' Morrisonville Water District into the Town of Plattsburgh Consolidated Water District.

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City of Port Jervis – $386,400.00   Status: Complete
The Cities of Port Jervis and Middletown entered into an inter-municipal agreement for the joint acquisition and shared use of a combination sewer jet/catch basin cleaner and trailer mounted camera/rover.

Village of Prospect - $26,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Prospect will look at a regional approach to its water system operations.
Report »
Addendum »
Closeout Submission »

City of Rensselaer – $386,400.00   Status: Complete
The City of Rensselaer and the Town of East Greenbush constructed a new ten million gallon water tank to replace an existing water tank.

Town of Richland – $386,400.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Richland Water District No. 2, Section 1 and the Village of Pulaski Water System installed approximately 3,000 feet of 8-inch water main for an Emergency Interconnection and a Central Water Works Facility.

Town of Ripley - $92,259.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Ripley, with the Villages of Sherman, Westfield, and Cherry Creek, the North Chautauqua Lake Sewer District and the Portland/Pomfret/Dunkirk Sewer District, acquired a sewer vacuum/pump and jet cleaning equipment.

Village of Scottsville - $400,000.00      Status: Awarded
The Village of Scottsville and Town of Wheatland Northeast Sewer District will construct a regional sanitary sewer pump station and force main to replace the existing Village of Scottsville Waste Water Treatment Plant.

Village of Skaneateles - $400,000   Status: In Progress
The Village of Skaneateles is consolidating their drinking water services with the Town of Skaneateles.

Village of Sleepy Hollow - $26,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Villages of Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown and Briarcliff Manor will study consolidating the three water departments into a single entity.

Town of Ticonderoga - $127,800.00   Status: Complete
The Towns of Ticonderoga and Putnam constructed a sewer system along Black Point Road, to protect the lake from the failing septic systems serving homes along the lake. This sewer connected to about 260 properties to the Town of Ticonderoga's treatment plant.

Town of Ticonderoga - $400,000.00   Status: Complete
The Towns of Ticonderoga and Putnam, constructed a sewer system that conveys wastewater from failing septic systems to the Town of Ticonderoga's collection system and treatment plant.

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Tompkins County – $82,245.24   Status: Complete
Tompkins County and its 16 municipalities, documented and evaluated existing water and sewer infrastructure countywide, and prepare conceptual water and sewer plans with a focus on the rural centers.
Report »

City of Tonawanda - $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The Tonawanda City School District and the City of Tonawanda explored the potential cost savings associated with shared maintenance, purchasing and technology services.

Town of Tonawanda - $79,830.00     
Status: Awarded
The Town of Tonawanda, Erie County Water Authority (ECWA), and the Buffalo Water Board will study the possible closure of the Tonawanda WTP and purchase bulk water from the ECWA and/or Buffalo Water Board.

City of Troy - $200,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Troy used data collection, analysis, project planning, and facilitation need to put in place a six-municipality cost-sharing agreement to create an intermunicipal Long Term Control Plan for the communities' Combined Sewerage Overflow.
Project Website »

Town of Ulysses - $45,540.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Ulysses, with Towns of Caroline and Newfield, established a shared full-time staff position to enforce state and local stormwater regulations.

City of Watertown – $86,940.00   Status: Complete
The City of Watertown and the Town of Watertown are evaluating the greater Watertown water distribution system and study different options to control potentially harmful disinfection byproducts that are formed during the water treatment process.

City of Watervliet - $50,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Watervliet and the Town of Guilderland studied Water Supply and Water Treatment Services for both communities.
Report »
Appendix B »

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Wayne County Water and Sewer Authority - $50,000.00   Status: Complete
The Water and Sewer Authority with the Towns of Lyons, Galen Savannah, Butler and Rose, the Villages of Newark, Lyons and Clyde and the Wayne County Industrial Development Agency (WCIDA) prepared a long-range water supply plan for the southeastern area of Wayne County.
Report »

Town of Webb - $11,632.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Webb merged the Thendara Water District and the Old Forge Water District.

Town of Windsor - $165,000.00   Status: Complete
The Towns of Windsor and Kirkwood consolidated three existing sewage treatment facilities into one facility.

Wyoming County - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The County-wide water feasibility study allowed the Wyoming County and its 15 public water purveyors to explore and develop a cooperative, economical approach to service delivery.

Wyoming County - $212,000.00     
Status: Awarded
Wyoming County will establish the Wyoming County Water Resources Agency responsible for the various public water systems throughout the County.

Town of York - $22,500.00   Status: Award Declined
The Towns of York and Leicester and the Village of Leicester will undertake a feasibility study to identify cost savings and productivity enhancement that would result from consolidating the three water and sewer systems or consolidating into the Livingston County Water and Sewer Authority. They will also study consolidating their planning and zoning functions service.


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Albany County - $50,000.00   Status: Complete
County of Albany studied the consolidating the number of Public Safety Answering Points (E911), currently there are 6 primary and 4 secondary locations comprising 42 Call taker positions.
Report »

City of Batavia – $259,274.40   Status: Complete
The City of Batavia and Genesee County merged the Batavia police information system and dispatch operations into a county-wide unified dispatch and information system.

Town of Brookhaven - $45,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Brookhaven will study the dissolution of the Gordon Heights Fire District.
Report »

Broome County
- $50,000.00   Status: Complete
Broome County, with the City of Binghamton, the Village of Johnson City, and the Towns of Vestal and Union assessed the feasibility of consolidation of several municipal police forces.
Link to site: www.gobroomecounty.com/planning/pubs
Report »

Chemung County – $173,880.00   Status: Complete
Chemung County compiled information about existing firefighting services: levels of service, costs, needs, and developed recommendations for future improvements to be achieved through intermunicipal service sharing agreements.
Report »

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Town of Chester - $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town and Village of Chester studied the consolidation of police services.
Report »

Town of Chester - $210,778.00           Status: Awarded
The Town and Village of Chester will consolidate the Chester Police Departments.

Town of Clarkstown -
$50,000   Status: Award Declined
The Towns of Clarkstown, Haverstraw, Orangetown and Stony Point will analyze the potential benefits and cost savings from the consolidation of services of the municipal police departments.

Town of Cohocton - $23,274.00   Status: Complete
The Towns of Wayland and Cohocton, the Villages of Wayland and Cohocton, and the Atlanta-North Cohocton Fire District studied the feasibility of consolidating the operations of three ambulance and EMS services.
Report »

City of Cohoes - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Cohoes and the City of Watervliet studied Cooperation and/or Consolidation of fire and emergency medical services in both communities. (Also listed under "City & County Charter Restructure")
Project Website »  |  Report »

Village of Dryden - $25,000.00   
Status: Awarded
The Village of Dryden will study the feasibility and cost effectiveness of reducing or dissolving its Village Police.

Village of East Hills - $99,000.00   Status: Award Declined
The Villages of East Hills, Roslyn Estates and Roslyn Harbor in Nassau County are studying consolidating two overlapping volunteer fire departments. Town of Hamburg The Town of Hamburg, with the Towns of Hamburg, Boston, Colden and Eden and the Villages of Blasdell and Hamburg, upgraded dispatch infrastructure to achieve the benefits of efficiency, economy and improved performance.

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Village of East Syracuse - $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of East Syracuse and Town of DeWitt are conducting an economic analysis and feasibility study to determine the best way to provide police services within the town and village.

Town of Evans – $125,772.23   Status: Complete
The Town of Evans and the Village of Angola consolidated Police Departments.

Fairview Fire District - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
Fairview Fire District studied the potential consolidation, merger, or cooperative agreement with one or more of our adjacent fire districts.
Project Website »
Report »

Village of Fayetteville - $20,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Villages of Fayetteville and Manlius will evaluate unifying under a single consolidated fire district. Included in this analysis will be the Village of Manlius Fire Department, the Village of Fayetteville Fire Department, the Fayetteville Fire Protection District of the Town of Manlius, the Manlius Fire Protection District of the Town of Manlius and the Town of Pompey Fire Protection District #1.
Report »

City of Glens Falls - $239,819.00         Status: Awarded
The City of Glens Falls Communication Center will consolidate public safety and emergency communications with the Warren County Communication Center.

Town of Greenburgh – $75,855.15   Status: Complete
The Town of Greenburgh studied the village and town police departments and identify the services that could be provided more efficiently and economically through a sharing and/or consolidation of services, including recommendations on a course of action to implement the preferred alternative.
Project Website »  |  Report »

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Greene County - $24,750.00   Status: Award Declined
Greene County, with the towns of Ashland, Jewett, Lexington, Prattsville and Windham, is studying alternatives for improving ambulance service.

Hamlin Fire District - $34,200.00   Status: Complete
The Hamlin, Morton and Walker Fire Districts studied consolidating into one Fire District.
Report »

Hamlin Fire District -  $321,595.00       Status: Awarded
The Hamlin, Morton, and Walker Fire Districts will consolidate.

Village of Harriman - $317,250   Status: In Progress
The Village of Harriman with the Town of Monroe and the Village of Monroe will create a consolidated Fire District in the Town of Monroe and a portion of the Town of Woodbury.

Village of Hudson Falls - $45,000   Status: In Progress
The Village of Hudson Falls will detail options for developing sustainable reductions in the cost of police services.

City of Jamestown - $400,000.00   Status: In Progress
The City of Jamestown will consolidate its police department with the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office.

Jefferson County - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
Jefferson County created a plan that aligned fragmented and unsustainable pre-hospital emergency medical resources under a single, high-functioning county-wide cooperative system.

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Jefferson County- $405,000   Status: In Progress
Jefferson County will align fragmented and unsustainable pre-hospital emergency medical resources under a single, high-functioning county-wide cooperative system that eliminates unnecessary and duplicative services.

Village of LeRoy - $272,882.70   Status: Complete
The Village of LeRoy consolidated its police information systems and dispatch operations into those of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office.

Massapequa Union Free School District - $381,713.00   Status: Project Suspended
The Massapequa Union Free School District and the Nassau County Police Department shared an existing, unoccupied school building in order to initiate alternative school options for "at risk" students, while providing an appropriate professional environment to house the Nassau County Police Academy, the Police Activity League Unit, the Juvenile Aid Bureau and Asset Forfeiture Bureau.

Monroe County - $300,000.00   Status: Complete
Monroe County incorporated technology to prioritize connectivity points for mobile data transmission, replacing the proprietary radio and modems for participating police agencies.

Town of Newcomb - $90,000.00   Status: Complete
The Newcomb Central School and the Town of Newcomb developed, implemented and are maintaining a joint municipal emergency program utilizing the Newcomb School as a primary shelter and support facility.

Niagara County - $400,000.00           Status: Awarded
The North Tonawanda Police Dispatch Service will consolidate with the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Service.

North Greenbush Fire District – $23,256.45   Status: Complete
The Defreestville Fire Protection District and the North Greenbush Fire District #1 consolidated to encompass the entire town.
Report »

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Town of North Hempstead - $180,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of North Hempstead and the Village of Great Neck Plaza studied consolidation of ambulance/EMS services that exist within the seven town-run fire districts.
Baseline Report »  |  Options Report »  |  Final Report »

Oneida County- $600,000   Status: Complete
Oneida County will consolidate the existing three Public Service Answering Points (PSAP) in the City of Utica, Town of New Hartford and Oneida County 911 Call Center into a single PSAP within the County.

Onondaga County - $100,000.00   Status: Complete
The Onondaga County and the City of Syracuse developed the Central NY Law Enforcement Analysis and Database System (CNYLEADS), an incident management system for law enforcement which allows the sharing of information between all law enforcement agencies in Onondaga County.

Orange County - $50,000.00   Status: Complete
Orange County studied a collaborative regional approach to jailing in the Hudson Valley to avoid looming capital costs and gain greater efficiency in the use of counties' resources.
Report on site»
Report »
Sub-report »

Otsego County – $304,290.00   Status: Complete
Otsego County consolidated the various communications systems separately maintained while upgrading the existing 30 year old emergency services telecommunications system and to provide new levels of interoperability to emergency first responders throughout the county.

Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES - $216,651.78   Status: Complete
Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES, and ten participating school districts, provide data backup, electronic communication archiving and disaster recovery.

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Village of Owego - $28,350.00   Status: Award Declined
The Village and the Town of Owego were to study the consolidation of the Village of Owego and Town of Owego Fire Departments. The grant award was declined.

Town of Philipstown - $8,550.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Philipstown will study the emergency service agencies to develop improvement strategies.
Report »

Town of Ramapo - $45,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Ramapo will plan for the consolidation of three separate fire districts into a new independent Joint Town - Village Fire District.  (Also listed under " Government Reorganization")


Town of Saugerties
- $37,800.00   Status: Complete
The Town and Village of Saugerties studied the benefits of merging Town and Village of Saugerties departments of public works and police departments.
Report »

Town of Saugerties - $400,000.00   Status: 50% Complete
The Town and Village of Saugerties are consolidating their respective police departments, into a single Town Police Department.

City of Schenectady - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
The City of Schenectady developed a plan that includes a comprehensive analysis of the financial, legal and organizational benefits to options for the cost reduction and managerial improvement for the City of Schenectady Police Department.
Report »

Schenectady County - $99,000.00   Status: Complete
Schenectady County studied a centralized emergency dispatch system to serve the municipalities under its jurisdiction.

Schenectady County
- $1,000,000.00   Status: 5% Complete
Schenectady County will consolidate emergency dispatch system through the creation of a Unified Communications Center, as recommended by the 2006 NYS-funded feasibility study.
Project Website »  |  Report »
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Town of Seneca Falls - $50,000.00   
Status: In Progress
Pursuant to the Village of Seneca Falls Dissolution Plan, the Town of Seneca Falls has expanded the previous village police department to encompass the entire town.  These funds will assist with this implementation effort.  (Also listed under "Government Reorganization")


Town of Seneca Falls - $50,000.00     Status: Awarded
Funds helped the Town of Seneca Falls expand their Police Department after the dissolution of the Village of Seneca Falls on December 31, 2011.

Steuben County - $45,000.00   Status: Complete
Steuben, Allegany, and Schuyler counties investigated the potential consolidation and/or sharing of 911 services between the municipalities.
Report »

Town of Van Buren - $13,470.30   Status: Complete
The Town of Van Buren, with the Village of Baldwinsville, and Lakeside Fire District, studied the operational, administrative and financial efficiency of the fire and EMS system within the community and other regional linkages.
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Warren County - $400,000.00   Status: Complete
Warren County, with Washington County, are constructing the Warren/Washington Emergency Training Center to provide a jointly operated inter-municipal facility to provide training services to both counties.

Village of Watkins Glen - $49,500.00   Status: Awarded
The Village of Watkins Glen and Schuyler County will study the feasibility of consolidating police services between the Village and the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office.

West Brighton Fire District - $22,500.00   Status: Complete
The Brighton Fire District and the West Brighton Fire Protection District studied merging or consolidation of the districts.
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Village of West Carthage – $52,164.00   Status: Complete
The Village of West Carthage, with the Village of Carthage, studied opportunities for cost sharing benefits and enhanced service provision in forming a full-time shared police department.
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Village of Whitesboro - $50,000   Status: Award Declined
The Town of Whitestown and the Villages of New York Mills, Oriskany, Whitesboro and Yorkville will develop and an implementation plan for the consolidation of police forces.

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Yates County - $46,800.00   Status: Complete
Yates County and the Village of Penn Yan studied coordinated police and court services.
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Albany County - $67,500.00       Status: Awarded
Albany County will evaluate the consolidation of certain highway services, delivered by the participating municipalities and the County, into an integrated and coordinated service delivery system.

Alexander Central School District - $15,000.00   Status: Complete
The Alexander CSD and the Village and the Town of Alexander assessed the feasibility of shared services, such as, a shared fuel depot, a shared vehicle maintenance facility, shared equipment.
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Town of Aurora
- $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of East Aurora and Town of Aurora studied the consolidation of the Village Department of Public Works and the Town's Highway Department.

Town of Bangor - $199,355.00   Status: Complete
The Towns of Bangor, Moria and Fort Covington purchased a new road zipper to replace an antiquated paving machine.

Village of Bath
– $276,276.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Bath constructed a new 9600 square foot deicing salt/sand storage facility with the Town of Bath, the Town of Savona and the Bath Central School District.

Town of Boston – $217,350.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Boston, with the Towns of Collins, Colden, Concord, and Eden jointly purchased a street sweeper, and hydro-seeder to be used for standard highway operations.

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Town of Brookhaven - $315,295.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Brookhaven and the Middle Country Central School District developed a Shared Clean Fuels Transportation Program, advancing the use of clean burning, compressed natural gas (CNG) school buses on Long Island.

City of Canandaigua
- $22,500.00   Status: Complete
The City of Canandaigua and Ontario County studied consolidating and/or sharing services of a Central Garage operation between the two municipalities.
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Cayuga County – $244,969.87   Status: Complete
Cayuga County and Town of Sempronius constructed a shared salt storage facility and to undertake shared delivery of highway services in southern Cayuga County.

Chautauqua County
- $291,960.00   Status: Complete
Chautauqua County in partnership with Town of Ellicott, purchased a self-propelled chip spreader and roller to provide new highway surface treatment options for the County and Town.

Chautauqua County
– $173,880.00   Status: Complete
Chautauqua County pursued a comprehensive review of all County, Town, City and Village roads throughout the County to determine how the existing highways are repaired and maintained, and what model would accomplish this work in the most effective manner possible.
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Chemung County – $304,290.00   Status: Complete
Consultants provided organizational, coordinative, and technical support to the Chemung County Highway Advisory Board during the Board's examination of opportunities for increased sharing of highway services. The board also looked into alternative methods of service delivery including consolidation.
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Chemung County - $200,000   Status: In Progress
Chemung County will conduct a labor force utilization analysis and a comprehensive asset management and conditions assessment and draft a consolidation agreement in order to begin the implementation of partial consolidation of highway maintenance services throughout Chemung County.

Town of Chenango - $432,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Chenango and Broome County constructed an environmentally safe salt storage facility that will house snow/ice/winter salt supplied.

Town of Clarkson
– $173,536.10   Status: Complete
The Towns of Clarkson, Hamlin, Parma and Sweden, purchased a Johnston Allianz VT-650 Vacuum Street Sweeper.

Clyde-Savannah Central School District - $117,803.70   Status: Complete
To improve the efficiency of the village and school district maintenance staff the school district purchased a street sweeper, leaf vacuum and diesel front mower with a material collection system, snow blower and rotary broom.

Town of Cobleskill
- $300,000.00   Status: Complete
The Town and Village of Cobleskill designed and constructing a salt storage facility to be used jointly by both municipalities. It is anticipated that this project will ultimately lead to a fully merged Highway Department serving both jurisdictions.
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Town of Cuba
– $234,781.19   Status: Complete
The Town of Cuba, the Village of Cuba and Allegany County, constructed a shared salt storage facility to house the de-icing materials necessary to treat Town, County and Village roads in Cuba.

Village of Deposit - $60,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village and the Town of Deposit conducted a study to explore the feasibility of a joint highway garage and assess the possible cost savings of the consolidation of the Village and Town highway departments.
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Town of East Bloomfield
– $336,204.71   Status: Complete
The Town of East Bloomfield purchased: a mowing machine, a one ton dump truck with snow plow, bucket truck and motor grader to be used by multiple municipalities.

Village of Fair Haven - $202,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Fair Haven and the Town of Sterling purchased an excavator to undertake complex public works projects.

Village of Farnham
- $25,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Farnham and the Town of Brant were to study consolidation of the Village Department of Public Works and the Town Highway Department. This award was declined.

Village of Fort Edward - $369,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village and the Town of Fort Edward completed a shared highway facility project to expand the Town's highway garage to accommodate the Village's vehicles and equipment, assisting these municipalities towards the merger of public works functions into a single municipal highway department.

Village of Fort Edward - $23,000.00   Status: Complete
The Village and Town of Fort Edward studied the merger of the public works departments to achieve long-term cost savings and service improvements.

Franklin County – $260,820.00   Status: Complete
Franklin County and other municipalities purchased an asphalt paver.

Harrisville School District - $44,836.00   Status: Complete
The Harrisville Central School and Village of Harrisville created a single vehicle fueling station with a computer controlled fuel system.

Herkimer County – $121,716.00   Status: Complete
Herkimer County completed a detailed inventory of facilities, equipment, machinery and manpower of the 31 highway departments, to investigate the possibility of creating satellite districts that will serve all municipalities instead of the 30 current facilities.
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Holley Central School District - $32,385.15   Status: Complete
The Holley-Central School District, the Town of Murray, and the Village of Holley studied a shared transportation facility, including a needs assessment, analysis of the results of sharing a new facility, along with a preliminary design for a new facility.

Village of Holley - $24,975.00   Status: Complete
The Village and Town examined the benefits of consolidating the highway and public works employees, equipment, buildings and other services.

Town of Lake Pleasant - $709,136.00   Status: 90% Complete
The Towns of Lake Pleasant and Arietta, the Village of Speculator, and Hamilton County will share two fueling stations under the management of the County.

Town of Leicester – $278,100.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Leicester and the four neighboring Towns of Avon, Caledonia, Mount Morris and York, purchased specialized highway equipment.

Lewis County
- $638,059.14   Status: In Progress
The Lewis and Jefferson County Joint Infrastructure Management Initiative (JIMI) will develop an asset management tool for local officials to better manage roads and highways, and water and wastewater infrastructure in 15 rural municipalities in Lewis and Jefferson Counties.

Livingston County - $78,080.00   Status: Complete
Livingston County and the 17 towns in the County purchased and jointly use recycling and milling equipment to repair county and town highways.

Lyons Central School District – $101,719.80   Status: Complete
The Lyons Central School District, the Town and Village of Lyons expanded their joint fuel/maintenance facility by adding a 60' by 144' storage barn for weather sensitive equipment and materials that are currently left outside.
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Monroe County – $185,955.00   Status: Complete
Monroe County and 17 towns purchased a self-propelled road widener machine and a rubber tired roller to repair and improve the maintenance of road shoulders.

Town of Montague - $75,438.00   Status: Complete
The Towns of Montague, Harrisburg and Pinckney purchased a tractor with a boom mower, a rotary mower, and a front mount broom attachment for the mutual benefit of the town highway departments.

Montgomery County - $35,000   Status: In Progress
Montgomery County will conduct an efficiency analysis to develop options to reduce county and local municipal expenditures on highway maintenance and repair.

Town of Morristown
- $54,000.00   Status: Complete
A study considered: cooperation on maintenance of vehicles, roads, and public works, including whether and where to build a common fuel depot; consolidation of vehicle maintenance and staff into a single facility; consolidated purchasing; merger of the Town's Highway Dept. and the Village's Dept of Public Works.
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Village of Mount Morris
– $66,627.92   Status: Complete
The Village and Town of Mount Morris purchased two vehicle hoists to share for vehicle maintenance, the Village will also consolidate their fueling facilities and install an automated fuel control device at the site of the current Town Highway Department fueling facility.

Town of New Albion – $242,132.73   Status: Complete
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The Town of New Albion and Village of Cattaraugus sharing a salt/sand storage facility.

Town of New Paltz - $373,950.00   Status: Complete
The Town of New Paltz and the Town of Lloyd acquired equipment, and services to raise the overall quality of the towns’ highway systems.

Village of Newark
– $134,291.39   Status: Complete
The Village of Newark, Town of Arcadia and the Newark Central School District purchased and share an aerial lift truck and a soil screener.

Town of Newstead – $386,400.00   Status: 90% Complete
The Town of Newstead and Village of Akron implemented the study recommendation and constructed a shared highway facility.

Town of Newstead - $103,545.00   Status: Complete
A study determined the feasibility of constructing a shared village/town highway garage and the possible consolidation of the Village of Akron Public Works Dept and the Town of Newstead Highway Dept.

Town of North Castle – $372,967.77   Status: Award Declined
The Town of North Castle, with the Byram Hills Central School District, purchased an automated vehicle wash bay.

Oneida County – $260,820.00   Status: Complete
Oneida County with the 43 communities that are part of the Oneida County Public Works Shared Services Program purchased a piece of specialized highway equipment that will be shared.

Orleans County – $43,470.00   Status: Complete
Orleans County purchased a brush cutting attachment that will enable the County to help ten towns to remove debris and growth in waterways.

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Village of Ossining – $28,690.20   Status: Complete
The Village and Town of Ossining, with the Miachaelian Institute of Pace University, studied shared services and cooperative agreements to improve their efficacy and suggested opportunities for new shared services and cooperation.
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Village of Ossining - $26,000.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Ossining, and the Villages of Ossining and Briarcliff Manor are studying the area of public works and highway, up to and including full consolidation of two or three departments.
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Town of Palmyra – $449,792.78   Status: Complete
The Towns of Palmyra, Macedon and Walworth and the Village of Palmyra purchased and share an aerial lift truck, a vacuum truck and a wheeled excavator.

Town of Pawling – $52,164.00   Status: In Progress
The Town of Pawling is studying the fleet maintenance needs of three jurisdictions as well as functional specifications and building schema for the development of Shared Vehicle Maintenance Facility.

Town of Peru - $63,000.00   Status: Complete
The Towns of Peru, Black Brook, Ausable and Jay purchased a road widener to improve service delivery, road safety and the efficiency of municipal road crews.

Town of Portville - $336,024.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Portville, the Village of Portville, the Portville CSD, the Portville and West Mills Fire districts consolidated all individual fuel depot services in one location on property owned by Portville.

Town of Rose - $287,857.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Rose with the Towns of Huron, Lyons and Galan, purchased an excavating machine and an asphalt compactor, to maintain and resurface the local roads.

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Town of Russia – $579,600.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Russia constructed a new 11,200 SF highway garage and 9,600 SF salt storage facility on property owned by the Town of Russia.

St. Lawrence County - $26,000.00   Status: In Progress
St. Lawrence County, the Village and Town of Canton and other stakeholders will conduct a study to determine the potential costs and benefits associated with a shared highway facility near the Village of Canton.
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City of Schenectady - $337,500.00   Status: Complete
The City is working with the highway departments in the City of Schenectady, Towns of Niskayuna, Princetown, Glenville and Duanesburg, and the Village of Scotia constructed a new jointly-used municipal salt storage facility in the eastern portion the county.

Schenectady County - $50,000.00   Status: In Progress
Schenectady County will develop a plan that will analyze the benefits to county-wide shared services within the realm of Public Works.
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Schoharie County
- $50,000.00   Status: Complete
Schoharie County and the Town of Blenheim explored options available to its residents for providing quality but cost effective highway services.
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Schuyler County – $483,000.00   Status: Complete
Schuyler County, in partnership with the Watkins Glen School District, the Town of Dix and the Village of Watkins Glen constructed a shared public works facility.

Seneca County - $29,000.00   Status: Complete
Seneca County and some of its municipalities and School Districts studied the feasibility of combining vehicle maintenance facilities into a single, countywide service.
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Town of Shelter Island – $213,003.00   Status: Complete
The Town of Shelter Island, the Village of Dering Harbor and the Shelter Island School District are replaced and relocated the aging fueling facility to the town's new Highway barn and began a shared fueling purchasing arrangement.

Town of Sherman – $288,206.10   Status: Complete
The Town and Village of Sherman built a new highway building to be shared by both municipalities.

Village of Silver Creek – $96,600.00   Status: Complete
The Village of Silver Creek and Silver Creek Central School District entered into an agreement for clearing snow and applying deicing materials to roadways, access roads, and parking facilities located within the Village and constructed a pre-engineered salt storage facility on Village property.

Town of Southampton – $360,000.00   Status: Complete
A study for the Coordinated Rail and Bus Network on the East End of Long Island.
Link to site: http://www.eastendtransportation.org/
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Steuben County
- $292,368.00   Status: Complete
Steuben, Schuyler and Yates Counties co-own and operate a paint striping truck and accessory equipment for pavement striping for the 981 centerline miles of highway maintained by the three counties.

Tioga County – $115,920.00   Status: Award Declined
Tioga County with ten Towns and Villages were to study areas of additional cooperation or consolidation of Highway services, throughout Tioga County. This grant award was declined.

Ulster County - $481,012.00   Status: 40% Complete
Ulster County, with the 7 participating municipalities, is consolidating the deployment of 241 highway vehicles equipped with an Automatic Vehicle Locator unit receiving signals from the Global Positioning Satellite system (GPS). This may lead to breaking barriers to allow future consolidation.
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Town of Wappinger - $22,500.00   Status: Award Declined
The Town of Wappinger and the Village of Wappinger Falls are constructing a shared highway garage.

Washington County - $50,000.00   Status: Complete
Washington County is designing snow plow routes among the participating local governments in the county to reduce costs and resource demands, while maintaining or improving upon existing levels of service.
Note: Initial findings determined that maintenance needs were incompatible. The grantee terminated the project.


Town of Wheatfield - $157,356.00   Status: Complete The Towns of Wheatfield, Pendleton and Lewiston and the Village of Youngstown purchased a new street sweeper.

Wyoming County - $100,800.00   Status: Complete
Wyoming County and its 16 constituent Towns purchased a tractor with an over-the-rail mower is necessary to implement this project.

Village of Youngstown – $41,426.91   Status: Complete
The Village of Youngstown with the Town of Porter studied consolidated service delivery and potentially merging the Village's Department of Public Works and the Town's Highway Department.

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