Tolland's price tag for the October snowstorm is in, with estimates showing that the town owes a projected $536,579.49 in overtime wages and supplies, in addition to future costs for continued clean up.
However, according to the report submitted to Tolland Patch by Town Manager Steven Werbner, the town is only anticipating a final payment of $134,144.87 due to expected funds from FEMA. As Werbner said at , there is a lag between reporting damages to FEMA and receiving the predicted 75 percent compensation.
The town paid overtime wages to public works, public safety and human services employees, which amounted to $95,134.07. Supplies for the storm cost $80,056.09, and the town is estimating that it will spend another $350,000 to remove hanging tree limbs and chip all of the debris.
Check out the attached PDF for a more detailed break down of the storm's costs.