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Nutter Says City Is Managing Snow Just Fine

Mayor Nutter today said the vast majority of city streets have been plowed following the monster storm over the weekend – and the city will be ready if another snowfall hits Tuesday.

Nutter Says City Is Managing Snow Just Fine

Mayor Nutter today said the vast majority of city streets have been plowed following the monster storm over the weekend – and the city will be ready if another snowfall hits Tuesday.

“Whatever comes down, we’re going to deal with it,” Nutter said.

Nutter said it was too early to know the precise cost of the weekend snow removal. Cleaning up the massive December storm set the city back $3.4 million during an already tough budget year.

Asked if he was being dealt a bum hand by Mother Nature, Nutter joked: “I’ve always liked Mother Nature. I think she’s pretty cool.”
 

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