Taunton Deane councillors have voted in favour of sharing a Chief Executive with neighbouring West Somerset Council.
West Somerset - the smallest council in the country - is facing a financial crisis due to its size.
It's seeking to share further services, subject to a business plan going before both councils in October.
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