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Shared services approved by residents, poll says

on 04.14.11. Categories News, In the Media

Poughkeepsie Journal
Written by John Davis and Larry Hertz

Amid rising property taxes, a growing population and increased demand for services, some Dutchess County municipalities and schools are sharing equipment, personnel and facilities.

In a new Marist Poll report, 85 percent of New Yorkers give their local government average or above-average grades. Of those polled, 68 percent had a positive impression of the term shared services; 60 percent had a similar reaction to government consolidation, and 58 percent said the same about merged services. Read moreĀ»

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