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Recovery proves costly for county government

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By Becky Barnes

The final bills aren’t tallied, but it’s looking like the snow and ice storm of 2009 is going to be costly.

Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett estimated totals as of Friday were nearing $25,000.

Salt alone is costing about $8,775 for 150 tons. Another 200 tons were ordered Friday at $58.50 per ton.

The county used 300 tons of rock at a cost of $3,535. Add to that another $550 for equipment costs, such as chainsaws used in tree and debris removal.


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