State incentive for shared services discussed in Gloversville

State incentive for shared services discussed in Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — Mayor Vince DeSantis signaled to the Common Council last week that his administration is looking for ways to save money through intermunicipal cooperation, and he wants to jump-start the county's dormant Shared Services Panel. During the Nov. 9 council meeting, conducted via Zoom, DeSantis said he had been contacted recently by the New York state Department of State and told that state grant funding is once again available to promote intermunicipal agreements that save local property taxpayers money. "Any kind of intermunicipal consolidation or cooperation that saves both entities money will be matched by cash from the state…
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