Less snow means cities see savings

April 10, 2012   // 0 Comments

(USA TODAY) In the course of an average winter, the National Weather Service says Syracuse, N.Y., gets about 118 inches of snow. Preparing for a similar onslaught this winter, the city set aside about $2 million for salt, equipment maintenance and overtime hours, says Thomas Simone, first deputy commissioner of Syracuse's Department of Public Works. The 2011-12 snow season, however, delivered 50...

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