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Revised 12/1/11


General Government

Broome County: A Retrospective Assessment of the Partnership Council Recommendations of 1991
Binghamton University, College of Community and Public Affairs
Examines the impetus for the creation of the Broome County Partnership Council, its recommendations of 1999, and what actions if any have been taken on those recommendations.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


City of Canandaigua
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe City of Canandaigua and the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council implemented their state and locally approved intermunicipal watershed management plan.
Report » (PDF)



Canaseraga Central School District

Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Canaseraga, Cattaraugus-Little Valley, and Randolph Academy School Districts are studying the feasibility of sharing records management service, identify where improvements are necessary, then make recommendations for the schools to share or consolidate services and streamline service.
Report »


Town of Chester
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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.
Report »



Town of Lancaster and Villages of Lancaster and Depew
University at Buffalo, Regional Institute
Outline the range of municipal cooperative arrangements between three governments in Erie County from approximately the mid-1990’s to the present and profiles the consolidation of the police departments of the Village of Lancaster and the Town of Lancaster that was accomplished in 2003.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Livingston County
Funded by Local Government ServicesLivingston County is studying the feasibility and cost saving potential alternative cost saving methods of providing health insurance for municipal and county employees.
Report »


City of Mechanicville
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe City of Mechanicville is studying a city charter revision to allow shared services agreements.
Report »



Morristown Shared Services Case Study
SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam Institute for Applied Research
Funded by Local Government ServicesThis study examines what services could be shared between the Town and Village of Morristown and the local school system.  This study outlines the application process and project planning that resulted in receiving $54,000 to study the problems of small municipalities trying to deliver services to taxpayers in the most economical ways.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


City of New Rochelle
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe City of New Rochelle and School District of New Rochelle are studying 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. Report »


Town of North Elba
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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. Report »



North Elba – Lake Placid Consolidation Study
SUNY Plattsburgh
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe town of North Elba and the Village of Lake Placid currently share the cost of fire protection, building department staff, the assessor’s office and have developed a joint land use code overseen by a joint review board. Lake Placid’s new mayor had hoped to continue this process by developing a Shared Services Memorandum of Understanding in 2006.  The proposed MOU recognized that their actions affect “one community” and outlined some of the potential areas on which to focus cooperative efforts and where costs might be equalized for town and village residents such as possible consolidation of highway departments.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Northern Dutchess Alliance Case Study
University at Albany, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
This case study examines the origins and development of the Northern Dutchess Alliance, a voluntary, multi-sectoral coalition of governments, community organizations, and business interests in Dutchess County
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Town of Portland and Village of Brocton
SUNY College at Fredonia Rural Services Institute
An analysis of municipal services in the Town of Portland and Village of Brocton in to determine if any opportunities exist for delivering current services in a more cost efficient manner without jeopardizing effectiveness of these services.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Town and Village of Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck School District – Cooperative Services
University at Albany, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Examines two separate initiatives in which municipalities in the Town and village of Rhinebeck, NY sought to identify and implement cooperative cost savings strategies by improving coordination among the jurisdictions.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Rochester City School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Rochester City School District, Monroe County, and the City of Rochester are studying the benefits of the Rochester Consortium on Insurance.
Report »



Shelby - Ridgeway Town Court Merger Case Study
SUNY Fredonia, Center for Rural Regional Development and Governance
This study examines the consolidation of the Town of Shelby and the Town of Ridgeway courts, as permitted by the Uniform Justice Court Act, Section 106-A.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


South Jefferson Joint Recreation Program Case Study
SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam Institute for Applied Research
Follows the development of a joint summer youth program between a school district and several towns and villages in southern Jefferson County.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Tompkins County
Funded by Local Government ServicesTompkins County with the 16 additional members of the Tompkins County Council of Government, will establish a health care consortium to develop a comprehensive employee health insurance program.
Report »


Town of Trenton
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Towns of Trenton, Floyd and Remsen studied a Community Recreational Center and created an Implementation Plan.
Report »



Ulster County
Funded by Local Government ServicesUlster County is studying 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 »


Government Reorganization   TOP of Page »

Village of Albion
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Albion, with the Towns of Albion and Gaines, studied merging the three municipalities into a single entity.
Report »



Village of Allegany
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Allegany studied village dissolution.
Report »
Presentation »



Village of Candor
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Candor will study Village dissolution.
Report »



Village of Cobleskill
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Cobleskill studied of the Benefits for the Consolidation of Services and Jurisdictions.
Report »



Village of Corinth
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Corinth, with the town of Corinth, are studying village dissolution.
Report »



Village of Dansville
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Dansville, with the Town of North Dansville, are conducting a dissolution/coterminous feasibility study.
Report »



Village of Edwards
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Edwards is studying village dissolution.
Report »



Village of Hudson Falls
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Hudson Falls will study village dissolution or consolidation of services.
Report »



Village of Johnson City
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Johnson City studied village dissolution.
Report »  |  Report Addendum »  |  Addendum Response »


Village of Lake George
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Lake George studied village dissolution.
Report »



Town and Village of Liberty Consolidation Study
Pattern for Progress, SUNY New Paltz
Funded by Local Government ServicesA study of the potential consolidation of services between the Town and Village of Liberty in Sullivan County, NY.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)  |   Report » (PDF)



Village of Macedon
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Macedon, with the Town of Macedon, studied village dissolution. A dissolution petition was submitted by a group of Village residents.
Report »


Town of Moriah Fire Departments
SUNY Plattsburgh
The Town of Moriah is located in the eastern part of Essex County, New York. The town has a population of around 5,000 people, spread out across four hamlets located between two and five miles. The town is served by three fire volunteer fire companies, Moriah, Mineville-Witherbee and Port Henry. With more than 16 percent of the town budget devoted to fire protection services, Moriah’s town supervisor in 2006 invited the mayor of the Village of Port Henry, its village board of trustees, and officials of the three fire companies to participate in a study of consolidating fire services within the town.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Morristown Shared Services Case Study
SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam Institute for Applied Research
Funded by Local Government ServicesThis study examines what services could be shared between the Town and Village of Morristown and the local school system.  This study outlines the application process and project planning that resulted in receiving $54,000 to study the problems of small municipalities trying to deliver services to taxpayers in the most economical ways.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Town of New Paltz
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Town and Village of New Paltz are studying merger, consolidation, dissolution and shared services, opportunities to improve governmental efficiency and lower taxes are priorities.
Project Website »
Study Report »


North Elba – Lake Placid Consolidation Study
SUNY Plattsburgh
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe town of North Elba and the Village of Lake Placid currently share the cost of fire protection, building department staff, the assessor’s office and have developed a joint land use code overseen by a joint review board. Lake Placid’s new mayor had hoped to continue this process by developing a Shared Services Memorandum of Understanding in 2006.  The proposed MOU recognized that their actions affect “one community” and outlined some of the potential areas on which to focus cooperative efforts and where costs might be equalized for town and village residents such as possible consolidation of highway departments.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Village of Perrysburg
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Perrysburg is studying village dissolution.
Report »



Village of Pike
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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.
Report »



Village of Potsdam
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Potsdam will study Village dissolution.
Report »



Village of Seneca Falls
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village and Town of Seneca Falls studied village dissolution.
Report »



Village of Speculator
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Speculator studied village dissolution. A dissolution petition was submitted by a group of Village residents.
Report »



Village of Waddington
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Waddington will study village dissolution.
Final Dissolution Plan »  |  Final Report »


City and County Charter Revision   TOP of Page »

City of Batavia
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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.
Project Website »

City of Cohoes
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe City of Cohoes and the City of Watervliet are studying Cooperation and/or Consolidation of fire and emergency medical services in both communities.
Project Website »  |  Report »


City of Newburgh

Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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

Funded by Local Government ServicesThe City of Watervliet and the Town of Guilderland studied Water Supply and Water Treatment Services for both communities.
Report » | Appendix B »




Education   TOP of Page »

Addison Central School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Addison CSD, with the Village and Town of Addison, are performing a shared services study for future long term planning.
Report »


Arkport Central School District Bus Garage Shared Facility
Binghamton University, College of Community and Public Affairs
Funded by Local Government ServicesSummarizes efforts to build a new bus garage facility with town and village cooperation that would serve the needs of multiple town, village, county and state government service providers.
Case Study » (PDF)


Barker Central School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Barker and Lyndonville Central School Districts will conduct a study to explore the merger of the two school districts.
Report »
Report Attachments »


Brocton Central School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesBrocton CSD, in collaboration with 3 partner school districts, studied a Consolidated Business Office.
Report »  |  Presentation »


Center Moriches School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesCenter Moriches and East Moriches School Districts studied the possible consolidation of the two school districts.
Report »


Indian River School District Shared Fuel Facility Case Study
SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam Institute for Applied Research
This is an example of a shared service project in operation since 1999 which has exceeded the expectations of all parties.  After receiving a $16,000 grant from the NYS Education Department to conduct a feasibility study of shared services options, Indian River Schools built a new transportation center complete with fuel depot. This facility is shared by the school district and the town of Philadelphia who in turn shares its part with other entities such as local fire and rescue units, Department of Transportation, and NY State Troopers. The school provides a state of the art maintenance facility and fuel depot and the town provides in-kind services to the school district.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Lowville Academy & Central School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesLowville Academy and Central School, with the Village of Lowville, the Town of Lowville, in consultation with the NYS Department of Transportation, is studying a shared garage and maintenance facility.
Executive Summary »  |  Report »  |  Presentation »


Mohawk/North Country Technology Literacy Consortium Case Study
SUNY Plattsburgh, Technical Assistance Center
This study discusses the formation of the consortium and their efforts to train teachers and develop technology education in upstate New York schools.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


North Colonie School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe North Colonie School District studied the annexation of the Maplewood-Colonie Common School District.
Report »



Nyack Union Free School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesA 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 »


Rensselaer City School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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 »


Town and Village of Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck School District – Cooperative Services
University at Albany, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Examines two separate initiatives in which municipalities in the Town and village of Rhinebeck, NY sought to identify and implement cooperative cost savings strategies by improving coordination among the jurisdictions.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Scio Central School
Funded by Local Government ServicesScio and Wellsville Central Schools are studying school centralization.
Report »
Report Exhibits I-IX »


St. Johnsville School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesSt. Johnsville and Oppenheim-Ephratah Central School District reorganization study.
Report »



Sullivan County BOCES
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Sullivan County BOCES is exploring the feasibility of achieving efficiencies and reduced costs through central business office services and cross training staff.
Report »



Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES and the 11 School Districts within Wayne County are studying the concept of Regional High Schools in Wayne County.
Report »


Municipal Utilities   TOP of Page »

City of Auburn
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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 »


Village of Farmingdale
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village of Farmingdale and the South Farmingdale Water District are studying a range of potential service sharing and functional consolidation approaches for the successful operation of the water supply systems.
Report »


Town of Hume
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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 »



Long Island Sound Watershed Intermunicipal Council
Pace University
Twelve municipalities on the Sound Shore of Westchester County have joined together to coordinate storm water management on a regional basis and to comply with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) regulations.  This case study examines the formation and goals of the Long Island Sound Watershed Intermunicipal Council (“LISWIC”) formed by those communities.  LISWIC’s activities to address illegal connections to the sanitary sewer systems in its municipalities; and to investigate the creation of a regional storm water utility district, are also detailed.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Southwest Erie County Regional Water Project
University at Buffalo, Regional Institute
The Southwest Erie County Regional Water Project is a collaborative initiative among the Towns of Eden, Brant, North Collins and Collins, and the Villages of Angola and North Collins, to address their immediate and long-term water supply needs. The project is an outgrowth of the broader Southtowns Water Consortium, which was initiated by Erie County and the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) in 2001 with the participation of 22 Southtowns communities. The broader consortium also spawned similar efforts for municipalities in the Southeast and Southcentral portions of Erie County. This case study focuses on the Southwest Erie County effort.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Tompkins County
Funded by Local Government ServicesTompkins County and its 16 municipalities, are documenting and evaluating existing water and sewer infrastructure countywide, and prepare conceptual water and sewer plans with a focus on the rural centers.
Report »


Wayne County Water and Sewer Authority - $50,000.00
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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) are preparing a long-range water supply plan for the southeastern area of Wayne County.
Report »


Public Safety   TOP of Page »

Broome County Police Services Consolidation Case Study
Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Funded by Local Government ServicesThis case study is about consolidation and is one way to understand what activities have been pursued; the (study’s) successes, failures, and insights into what may improve future efforts for the County to consolidate. This study provides background information on the community and documents the progress made in attempting to consolidate as of the study’s publication date.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


The Capital District Youth Center
Rockefeller Institute of Government
Summarizes a four county effort to build a juvenile detention facility following the closure of the areas only state facility.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Chautauqua County/City of Jamestown Consolidation Case Study
SUNY Fredonia
Funded by Local Government ServicesThis case study examines the consolidation of the emergency dispatch operations that were located within the city of Jamestown Police Department and the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department in the village of Mayville. This analysis will describe the elements in the process that contributed to the success of the consolidation.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Chemung County
Funded by Local Government ServicesChemung County is studying comprehensive information about existing firefighting levels of service, costs, needs and recommendations for future improvements to be achieved through intermunicipal service sharing agreements.
Report »


Town of Chester
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Town and Village of Chester are studying the consolidation of police services.
Report »



Town of Cohocton
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Towns of Wayland and Cohocton, the Villages of Wayland and Cohocton, and the Atlanta-North Cohocton Fire District are studying consolidating the operations of three ambulance and EMS services.
Report »


City of Cohoes
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe City of Cohoes and the City of Watervliet are studying Cooperation and/or Consolidation of fire and emergency medical services in both communities.
Report »


Village of Fayetteville
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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 »


Town of Greenburgh
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Town of Greenburgh is studying 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 »


Lancaster Shared Services Case Study
University at Buffalo
This case study outlines the range of municipal cooperative arrangements between three governments in Erie County from approximately the mid‐1990’s to 2007 and profiles the consolidation of the police departments of the Village of Lancaster and the Town of Lancaster that was accomplished in 2003.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


North Greenbush Fire District
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Defreestville Fire Protection District and the North Greenbush Fire District #1 consolidated to encompass the entire town.
Report »


Town of North Hempstead
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Town of North Hempstead and the Village of Great Neck Plaza are studying consolidation of ambulance/EMS services that exist within the seven town-run fire districts.
Baseline Report »  |  Final Report »


Orange County
Funded by Local Government ServicesOrange County is studying 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 »


Town of Philipstown
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Town of Philipstown will study the emergency service agencies to develop improvement strategies.
Report »



Town of Saugerties
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Town and Village of Saugerties studied the benefits of merging Town and Village of Saugerties departments of public works and police departments.
Report »



Schenectady County
Funded by Local Government ServicesSchenectady County is studying a centralized emergency dispatch system to serve the municipalities under its jurisdiction.
Report »



Schenectady County
Funded by Local Government ServicesSchenectady County will consolidate emergency dispatch system through the creation of a Unified Communications Center, as recommended by the 2006 NYS-funded feasibility study.
Report »



Town of Van Buren
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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.
Report »  |  Maps »


Town of Waterford Police Department Dissolution
University at Albany, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Examines a proposal to dissolve the Town of Waterford Police Department and contract for public safety services with the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |   Case Study » (PDF)


Village of West Carthage
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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.
Report »


Yates County
Funded by Local Government ServicesYates County and the Village of Penn Yan studied coordinated police and court services.
Report »



Transportation   TOP of Page »


Alexander Central School District
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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.
Report »


Arkport Central School District Bus Garage Shared Facility
Binghamton University, College of Community and Public Affairs
Funded by Local Government ServicesSummarizes efforts to build a new bus garage facility with town and village cooperation that would serve the needs of multiple town, village, county and state government service providers.
Case Study » (PDF)


Chemung County
Funded by Local Government ServicesChemung County is providing organizational, coordinative, and technical support to the Chemung County Advisory Board during the Board's examination of opportunities for increased sharing of highways, maintenance services and equipment.
Case Study »


Chemung County Shared Highway Services  
Binghamton University, College of Community and Public Affairs
Funded by Local Government ServicesHighlights efforts to identify and implement opportunities to increase intermunicipal road maintenance services in Chemung County, NY.
Report » (PDF)


Town of Cobleskill
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Town and Village of Cobleskill are designing 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.
Report »


Village of Deposit
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe Village and the Town of Deposit are conducting 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.
Report »


Herkimer County
Funded by Local Government ServicesHerkimer County is completing 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.
Report »


Indian River School District Shared Fuel Facility Case Study
SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam Institute for Applied Research
This is an example of a shared service project in operation since 1999 which has exceeded the expectations of all parties.  After receiving a $16,000 grant from the NYS Education Department to conduct a feasibility study of shared services options, Indian River Schools built a new transportation center complete with fuel depot. This facility is shared by the school district and the town of Philadelphia who in turn shares its part with other entities such as local fire and rescue units, Department of Transportation, and NY State Troopers. The school provides a state of the art maintenance facility and fuel depot and the town provides in-kind services to the school district.
Executive Summary » (PDF)  |  Case Study » (PDF)


Lyons Central School District
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.
"How We Work Together" Handbook »


Town of Morristown
Funded by Local Government ServicesA 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.
Report »


Village of Ossining
Funded by Local Government ServicesThe 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.
Report »


Town of Southampton
Funded by Local Government ServicesA study for the Coordinated Rail and Bus Network on the East End of Long Island.
Existing Conditions - Interim Report »  |  Final Report »  |  SEEDS Report »


Ulster County
Funded by Local Government ServicesUlster 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.
Final Intergovernmental Summary Report »  |  Final Highway Study »


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