Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Jackson County Audit Coming Soon As Politicos Fear Election Season
It seems that Courthouse politicos finally agree on something: They need help doing their jobs and managing the finances of the County.
Take a look:
Examiner: County, White looking toward state audit
"Executive Frank White and the Legislature have been in conflict for months over control of various county funds, and legislators have said repeatedly White’s office has skirted the rules that require that large expenditures – $10,000 or more – get legislative approval. The two sides are in court over control of the $23 million-a-year Combat anti-drug fund.
"Legislator Greg Grounds, R-Blue Springs, asked that a resolution requesting the state auditor to step in be drawn up, and Chair Scott Burnett, D-Kansas City, said that’s likely to happen in the coming days."
Meanwhile, filing for county offices opens Feb. 27 as Legislator & Women's Rights Crusader Crystal Williams fears opposition along with the Exec.
Developing . . .