Discussion about purchasing needed but unbudgeted computer systems prompts a discussion of whether to plan now or later to apportion the cost.
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.
Several county officials have neglected to provide the Court with legally-required monthly and annual reports. The Financial Advisory Committee suggests you “just forget” that.
Certification of the 2014 Tax Anticipation Note Revenue
Last Monday, quite a bit of time and energy was put into warning of an imminent budget and payroll crisis. It turns out there was never a problem.
It seems Bowie County would benefit from a new auditor, and a fresh, detailed look at how our finances have been managed. What do you think?
Enough money has been “found” to make payroll cuts unnecessary through September 2015. Commissioners Stone, Whitten, and Blackburn chose to leave them in place.
“Monthly financials are critical to stay on track.”
County Auditor William Tye’s estimates of cash on hand as of October 1 have varied by over $5 million.