Agenda for the regular meeting of the Bowie County Commissioners Court on the 27th day of July, 2015, at 10:00AM in the County Courthouse in New Boston, TX.
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A recent political ad says, “Bring Stability Back to Bowie County.” We agree. There is no stability in deception. nor in money missing and unaccounted for.
Public information produced by and filed in the county suggests the cause of current financial problems is rooted in the practices of the Carlow Administration.
The Financial Advisory Committee has seemingly ignored some very important financial issues – but it also seems they’ve done exactly what they planned to do.
The same three commissioners, who refused to attend emergency sessions of Commissioners Court last week to discuss courthouse security, actively opposed it today.
According to the lead auditor of last year’s financial report, Bowie County had a budget surplus, not a deficit.
Official check registers, cash-flow forecasting, balance reports, off-budget expenses, multiple budgets…
County Auditor William Tye explained that there was no missing $3M; the county had a deficit of that amount for the last fiscal year, and some of this year’s revenues went toward that.
In Bowie County Commissioners Court Tuesday, Judge Sterling Lacy stated that there should be an additional $3million available to pay bills, that wasn’t showing up in the general fund.