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POTUS Visit Cost Analysis

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One week ago from today, President Trump visited the Electric City to endorse Republican Senator candidate Matt Rosendale. 

Due to his visit not being related to a campaign, the city and county had to pay for just about everything. 

Currently, the city of Great Falls hasn't released any numbers regarding president Trump's visit, however, Cascade County totaled their cost up to $17,500. 

This number was tallied up by taking into account both expenses and revenue received in relation to Trump's visit. 

•PUBLIC WORKS:  

-Personnel Costs: $10,300.95 

-Equipment: $2,212.55

•SHERIFF:

-Personnel Costs: $10,234.61

-Misc. Expenses: $4,075.58 

•IT:

-Personnel Costs: $82.20 

-Internet Use & Network Transport: 286.42

•EXPO PARK: 

-(Concessions) Personnel Costs: $1,696.68

-(Concessions) Cost of Goods: $4,652.34

-Contracted Services (security): $3,656.15

-Personnel Costs (management): $1,911.94

-Rental Services (Golf Carts): $115.00

-Water for Volunteers: $96.00

GRAND TOTAL: $39,319.92 

The Expo Park made a decent amount of revenue from Trump's visit as well. 

•Concessions: $12,243.00 

•Facility Rental Fee: $6,000

•Equipment: $3,491.57 

GRAND TOTAL: $21,734.57

The Expo Park itself made a profit of $9606.46. For the County, this totals to $17,585.35.

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