West Lafayette Mayor Says Unexpected Winter Expenses Won't Change Budget For Upcoming Winter

Jun 3, 2014

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The city of West Lafayette is using some of its savings to help cover costs associated with the extreme weather this past winter.

The City Council has approved using $390,000 dollars from the Rainy Day fund to pay for things such as sand and salt, as well as repairs to potholes and cracks in area roads.

Mayor John Dennis says the money will also help cover unexpected overtime costs.

He says the Council doesn’t plan on making any changes to the budget for the upcoming winter.

Dennis says in the event of another season of extreme snow, the city is in stable enough financial condition to dip into its savings again.