City Manager Scott Pickup gave the City Council a spreadsheet at their Monday meeting.
City Manager Scott Pickup gave the City Council a spreadsheet at their Monday meeting. It offered a preliminary assessment of the cost of Hurricane Sandy to the City — overtime, repairs, and replacements — and how much we can expect in FEMA reimbursement.
The itemized funding needs are divided into two categories — Response and Repair.
Public Works overtime: $51,275
Police overtime: $79,000
Fire overtime: $62,750
Debris removal contractors: $70,000
Ancillary expenses (food, supplies, equipment): $10,000.
Sidewalks lifted by trees: $60,000
Replace generators: $47,000
Street washout: $20,000
Seawalls collapsed: $30,000
Footbridge repairs: $25,000
Replace traffic lights: $60,000
Street light replacement: $30,000
Vehicle repairs: $29,500
Replace stump grinder: $36,000
Marina heating system replacement: $19,000
Fence repairs: $20,000
Replace vehicle storage unit: $20,000
Building repairs: $25,000
Ramps to boat launch and dock: $5,000
Misc. signage: $5,000
Pump station repair: $2,000
The City Manager, City Engineer Ryan Coyne, and City Accountant Tom Scappaticci are the point people, making sure the City has all the detailed information required by FEMA for reimbursement.
The City anticipates it will receive close to 90 percent reimbursement for the extraordinary expenses that resulted from the hurricane.