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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Snow and Ice Removal Effort

Snow Emergency

For Immediate Release:

For more information contact:                     

                                                            Keri Navratil



Snow and Ice Removal Effort

As temperatures have warmed, employees of the City’s Streets Division have continued efforts to remove snow and ice to assist with drainage of water. Several employees worked over the recent weekend to alleviate ice and drainage issues. Resources used are as follow:

City of Storm Lake

Total Hours
Avg Cost/Hr
 Material Cost
March 9 & 10, 2019 Snow and Ice Removal

Staff Labor Hours (All Staff)
 $       40.00

Equipment Cost (average)
 $       90.00

 $ 5,220.00
Estimated Total Cost 

 $ 7,540.00

We realize the snow and ice removal process is challenging.  City employees exercise caution when performing snow and ice removal in placing of snow in the public right of way.  We know that the ongoing process can be frustrating for everyone.  On behalf of the City Council and City Manager, the public’s understanding and patience is sincerely appreciated.

Additional information about the City of Storm Lake can be found at

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