MANCHESTER – The first big snowstorm of the season cost the town about $60,000, officials said.
Business administrator Donna Markulic provided estimates on the cost of the storm. It included $16,165 in personnel, $27,037 in equipment, $3,432 for 1,144 gallons of fuel, and $5,910 for 98.5 tons of salt. These costs were incurred on Jan. 4.
On Jan. 5, there was an additional $10,000 of clean-up work done.
The police department reported that the employees were able to handle the storm without any overtime, she said.