LGe Technical Assistance

General Government — Planning, Zoning, Building Codes, Courts, Parks, Recreation

Municipal Center
Town & Village of Adams shared municipal facility
Funded from the 2005 SMSI grant program.

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.

Local Government Handbook »

Intergovernmental Cooperation »

The Reorganization of Local Government (PDF, 4 pages)

Legal Framework for Providing Local Government Services » (NYS Assembly)

More Resources and Publications »

Studies & Reports

Through the Local Government Efficiency Grant program, communities have studied general government issues.

Rochester City School District Healthcare Consortium

Town of North Elba Service Consolidation

Town of Chester Service Consolidation

More Studies and Reports »