assault on Duneland in January is costing the Chesterton Street Department
plenty in overtime.
In an effort to
shave that expense, Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg has announced a
change in his plow drivers’ usual strategy: going forward, crews will no
longer clear cul-de-sacs in subdivisions, on an overtime basis, during
snowfalls of two inches or less.
will instead be plowed during normal business hours, Schnadenberg told the
Town Council at its meeting Monday night.
“There are 50 to 70
cul-de-sacs in town,” he said. “And it takes a long time to plow them.”