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Winter Weather Puts Dent In City Snow Removal Budget

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The early and harsh winter season is having an impact on Quad City budgets.

With another two months of the snow removal season to go, some cities have already used more than half their overtime budget for road crews.

In Davenport, overtime costs from Dec. 1 through Jan. 4, totaled $98,979. That's a little less than half of the amount budgeted for overtime.

In Bettendorf, the city has spent $65,000 in overtime costs with $ 85,000 budgeted.

The City of Rock Island has spent $31,000 on overtime with a budget of $52,000.

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