Costs associated with have arrived on the desks of Southampton Town Board members this week. According to town Comptroller Tamara Wright, costs are expected to exceed $500,000.
Wright told the town board during , that the storm, which hit Southampton's shore in late August, cost the and nearly $490,000.
"The highway department's cost was $373,000 alone," Wright said.
Costs from the waste management department are still being calculated and Wright said she could not yet provide an estimate, but said total costs would exceed $500,000.
Costs have been well documented and Wright said the town will look for up to 85 percent cost reimbursements from FEMA and New York State. However, she said, that money is not promised and could be denied.
"We did the best we could," she said, noting that even if the town qualifies for the reimbursements, they won't be getting a check anytime soon.
"We only just got a check from the state from the December 26 snow storm," she pointed out.