The FY 2018 Enacted State Budget established the County-Wide Shared Services Initiative, designed to generate property tax savings by facilitating operational collaboration between local governments.
Under this initiative, the Chief Executive Officers of each county (outside of New York City) will:
The County-Wide Shared Services Initiative continues Governor Cuomo’s commitment to reducing property taxes and incentivizing local government modernization. It builds upon the Property Tax Cap Initiative enacted in 2011, which is estimated to have saved the typical property taxpayer over $2,000, and enhances existing shared services and efforts offered by existing local government efficiency programs offered by the Department of State.
To contact the Department of State regarding this program, please utilize the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org