County audit reveals no new concerns
January 16, 2020
Though the county was given a clean bill of financial health by auditors Leo Riley & Associates last week, as usual, the issue of separation of duties was brought up in the annual audit report.
“It’s been an ongoing issue for years,” explained Leonard Garcia as he presented the report. “It’s just something that happens in smaller companies.”
The problem does not concern the county itself, which Garcia described as “fairly well broken up” between the board of county commissioners, county clerk, county treasurer, county assessor and so on. It applies instead to the smaller com...