Shared Services and Joint Use – A website from the Institute for Local Government

This website provides information about how counties, cities, schools and special districts as distinct legal entities can work together to share services.

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It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.

  • Fiscal and Service Issues: This website provides information about how local agencies can pursue collaborative efforts to save resources.
  • Governance: This website, provides generalizable information about local agencies throughout California that are employing joint-use and shared services agreements as a tool to stretch taxpayer resources as far as possible in service to shared constituents.