Sandy cost Aberdeen Township an additional $148,000 in salaries, wages and operating expenses.
The Aberdeen Township Council approved emergency appropriations at their Nov. 13 meeting to cover the cost.
Salary and wages for road repair and maintenance cost an additional $20,000 during the storm, operating expenses for road repair and maintenance cost $6,000, salary and wages for the police department cost $12,000 and operating expenses for the police department cost $10,000.
Sewer operating expenses accounted for the majority of the appropriation, costing the township an additional $100,000
According to the resolution, the appropriation will be provided for in full in the 2013 municipal budget.