According to the Department of Sanitation, the city spent over $60 million on snow removal. Although the city normally allocates $30 million for snow removal, this year the city had budgeted $42.7 million. As of press time, press officer for the City Council Kim Thai could not say where the additional money came from. Snow clean-up was costly for city
“What these stories always forget to mention, is how much we saved the city by opening roads. The emergency crews got to do their job, the students got to go to school, the shoppers got to shop, and revenue was generated for the city, those statistics very rarely get mentioned”.
Well we know! DSNY GOOD JOB!!!