The Examiner 22 Dec, 2020 03:45 am

Jackson County State Auditor Nicole Galloway

Galloway has released a series of audits of the county in recent months, after county officials requested an audit nearly three years ago.

White’s office told the auditor’s office that the county’s budget procedures have “changed significantly” since 2017-18 and that there has been a “significant reduction, if not elimination, of using multiple funds to support any single county department.The auditor's office recommends that the county not enter into such contracts, and White’s office says the county has not done that since Sanders was in office.” White’s office says that when that issue came to its attention, White immediately ordered that records be kept.White’s office says the county has worked to improve training.

“The Administration,” White’s office wrote, “is committed to ensuring that the workplace culture where all Jackson County Associates feel safe and valued and can be who they are.told the auditor’s office that the county instituted a new vehicle allowance policy this year and that his administration “will continue to review all recommendations made, and in collaboration with the County Legislature will make any additional changes necessary.

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