The Index for Jan 31, 2008

“Kind of like the Harper’s one, except local and not as funny.”

Amount budgeted for snow clearing in the St. John’s 2008 budget :
$12,590,980

Amount Deputy Mayor Dennis O’Keefe recently recommended should be allocated towards clearing snow from sidewalks :
$500,000

Number of members on the Facebook group “I’ll be hit by a car in St. John’s because they don’t plow the sidewalks” :
2,944

Number of full-time positions mayor Andy Wells will have starting March 1, 2008 :
2

Mile One Centre’s projected loss for 2008, before the Fog Devils announced they were leaving :
$527,560

Number of days a citizen of St. John’s can be imprisoned for pushing a wheelbarrow on the sidewalk :
30

Sources are linked.