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Tompkins County Shared Services Initiative

A Countywide Shared Services Initiative was enacted by the State as a part of its 2017-18 Budget.  The legislation has required the creation of a Shared Services Panel to develop and ultimately approve (or reject) a plan.  All Tompkins County mayors and supervisors are required to be on the Panel.  As the law allows, we have also invited representatives of schools, who have the option of participating.  The legislation also directs the County Administrator to serve as the Panel’s chairperson. The Panel must submit a Plan to the County Legislature by August 1st,.  In turn, the Plan must be returned to the Panel and approved or rejected by September 15th.  There must also be three public hearings, and opportunities presented for input by all collective bargaining units of all of the Panel members.
A Review of the Plans Submitted Under the State County-Wide Shared Services Initiative

Tompkins County Shared Services Plan as Recommended by Panel 09.06.2017
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ecommended Shared Services Plan 07.19.2017

Meeting Material:
Agendas:     Summaries:
May 22, 2017
  June 05, 2017   
June 21. 2017

July 05, 2017 

July 19, 2017 

September 06, 2017
May 22, 2017
June 05, 2017

June 21, 2017

July 05, 2017
J
uly 19. 2017
September 06, 2017

Members of the Panel:  
Chair:  Joe Mareane, Tompkins County Administrator
Staff: Paula E.F. Younger, Tompkins County Deputy Administrator 

Mayors:   Supervisors: 
Svante Myrick, Ithaca                          
Reba Taylor, Dryden                          
Linda Woodard, Cayuga Heights            
David Fogel, Freeville                                     
Chris Neville, Groton                                
Don Hartill, Lansing                                   
Martin Petrovic, Trumansburg
Mark Witmer, Caroline
Ric Dietrich, Danby
Jason Leifer, Dryden
Ann Rider, Enfield
Donald Scheffler, Groton
Bill Goodman, Ithaca
Ed LaVigne, Lansing
Jeffrey Hart, Newfield
Elizabeth Thomas, Ulysses
Other Helpful Documents and Information:
County Environmental Managmeent Council Advisory Regarding LED Lighting
First Draft Shared Services Report 06.29.2017
Draft Shared Services Plan 07.14.2017
Tompkins County RESOLUTION
Enacted County-Wide Law
Deptartment of State Guidelines
FAQ
NYS Shared Services Website