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Published November 01, 2010, 07:44 AM

Extreme Home Makeover build cost to the city of Moorhead

Moorhead, Minn. (WDAY TV) - We're finding out just how much the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project in Moorhead is costing the city. Police officers, firefighters and street workers put in 551 house of overtime associated with the A-B-C Television production.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Moorhead, Minn. (WDAY TV) - We're finding out just how much the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project in Moorhead is costing the city.

Police officers, firefighters and street workers put in 551 house of overtime associated with the A-B-C Television production. That's about $17,400 dollars in overtime wages. The city also gave about 550-yards of sand worth $16-hundred dollars and 150 yards of black dirt valued at $15-hundred dollars.

City officials hope to recoup some of the costs with future property taxes on the new home and the old home moved from the site and given to another family. In addition, Moorhead Public Service donated $9,625-dollars worth of in-kind labor and materials for the project.

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