1. Cooperation among neighboring municipalities for the purpose of sharing equipment and labor services primarily for snow removal and brush chipping after storm events.
2. Savings to Auburn by not having to purchase new/additional equipment or adding employee(s). Winter service would consist of assisting with snow plowing and road salting. Advantages to Auburn of expenditures and to Essexville as additional income.
3. Barriers are logistics of time and distance with respect to response time. Also are large differences in compensation with Auburn being higher than Essexville. Problems with overtime labor rates. Insurance coverage problems with rental or brush chipper due to different carriers.
4. Talks between Managers began in 2013 and became stalled over the logistic difficulties.
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