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Towns Worry About Cleanup Costs

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Snow plow (Emmanuel Dumand/AFP/Getty Images)

Snow plow (Emmanuel Dumand/AFP/Getty Images)

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After a budget year in which they already had to deal with  Hurricane Sandy,  Connecticut’s small towns are looking at how they’ll pay for blizzard cleanup.  Betsy Gara  with the Council of Small Towns  tells WTIC’s Ray Dunaway that  it could be a “budget buster.”

She says president’s emergency declaration  means towns will be able to receive 75 % federal reimbursement for personnel and equipment costs, but the remaining costs are still mounting.

Hear the whole interview:

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