Judging from the number of recent snow storms & the amount of snow that has fallen, it is not difficult to imagine that the budget for snowplowing in Door County has taken a huge hit. County Highway Commissioner John Kolodziej confirms that February alone has been a budget buster. Kolodziej points to the amount of salt that has been used as a good example…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/N317.mp3|titles=John Kolodziej]
Kolodziej was asked about the wear & tear on the highway department snowplowing fleet. He says the vehicles are holding up, so far…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/N318.mp3|titles=John Kolodziej]
The county snowplowing budget is not only intended to cover the costs incurred at the beginning of the year, but also meet the needs that surface as the year is ending.