Cleaning up after “Snowmageddon” cost the city of Toronto about $4-million.
Approximately 30 centimetres fell on Friday, prompting scores of vehicle accidents and hundreds of flight cancellations.
The storm was the worst Toronto has seen in five years.
But Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong, chair of the city’s public works and infrastructure committee, said on Monday that his office received few complaints about the clean-up efforts.
He added that the cost of the clean-up is not a source for concern.
“We’re in a pretty good place in terms of our budget,” he said. “It’s quite affordable. We’re lucky we haven’t had a lot of these snowfalls, because those costs would have added up.”
Mr. Minnan-Wong said the city had relatively little snow last year, so it was able to put funds in a reserve account.
The snow removal budget is $82-million.Report Typo/Error