In New York State, municipalities have varying levels of general government services.
Communities considering improving efficiencies or making sustainable cost reductions in the area of general government may be eligible for a Local Government Efficiency grant to assist with studying the feasibility of different options or to assist with implementation of a strategy.
Resources & Publications
The Department of State and other state agencies have prepared a number of resources to help communities with improving efficiencies in general government.
The Reorganization of Local Government (PDF, 4 pages)
Legal Framework for Providing Local Government Services » (NYS Assembly)
Studies & Reports
Through the Local Government Efficiency Grant program, communities have studied general government issues.