City Sends Union Pacific Bill for Derailment
Union Pacific now knows just how much they owe the City of Hays for the clean up of the train derailment in July.
The City sent a bill to the train company for reimbursement of over $39,000.
Kim Rupp, director of Finance said at Thursday night’s commission meeting that Union Pacific received the bill on August 1st and they said they would get back to the city if they had any questions or concerns.
The bill includes $13,261.47 for 414.5 hours of labor, $9,138.75 in equipment costs and $16,672.81 in additional costs.
Of the additional costs $3,100 was for the cost of water as well as over $3,000 for the foam used to fight the fire.