LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Los Angeles taxpayers may be on the hook for about $170,000 in expenses associated with Made in America, the two-day music festival held in Grand Park over the summer.

LiveNation, which staged the event, is required to pay a half-million dollars of the $670,000 tab, aides for Mayor Eric Garcetti told the Los Angeles Times. The city will pick up the rest.

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The total includes expenses for services such as police patrols, street closures and trash removal, The Associated Press reported.

In a statement, Garcetti spokesman Yusef Robb said: “The city always has an obligation to protect public safety and provide other services, especially when there is a large gathering. In this case, we struck a deal that secured $500,000 in cash and more importantly secured an event that pumped millions of dollars into our economy.”

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Last week, a report presented to the Los Angeles Police Commission showed the event also racked up more than $475,000 in police overtime.

On Monday, the mayor argued the event provided a benefit to the city that exceeded any unreimbursed expenses. Garcetti said it shows LA is capable of hosting a huge outdoor music event.

Tens of thousands attended the September concert, which featured performers like Kanye West, John Mayer and Weezer.

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