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City expecting tougher audit next year

This year’s audit for the City of Sundance was both clear of red flags and “quieter” than usual, said Paul Stille of Leo Riley & Associates, who also warned the city council that, “That’s going to change next year.”

With the currently-in-progress project to replace the Sundance Kid water tank making use of Abandoned Mine Lands funding, the city will tip over the limit of $750,000 in federal money spent. Said Stille, that will mean the city has to change approach next year to, “Primarily auditing that project for the federal government.”

This is the problem with federal funding, said Mayor Paul...