New York City has totaled $154.1 million in overtime costs related to Hurricane Sandy from Oct. 29 to Dec. 24, the Independent Budget Office reported.

The police and sanitation departments — $70.9 million and $53.6 million, respectively — accounted for about 80% of the total, according to the watchdog agency, which cited New York City payroll data.

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