Galloway announces audit of Douglas County

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has announced her office has begun an audit of Douglas County.

"The residents of Douglas County deserve a government that works effectively," Galloway said. "My office will review past findings and move forward with a thorough audit to assist the county in identifying issues and improving operations to better serve the people of Douglas County."

The most recent audit of Douglas County was completed in August 2011, with a performance rating of "poor." The report included findings in multiples areas, including the county's financial condition; bidding and fuel use procedures; handling of emergency management receipts and disbursements; real estate purchasing; and controls and procedures in the offices of the Sheriff, Public Administrator, and Prosecuting Attorney. A link to that report may be found here.

This is a regularly scheduled audit. Individuals who would like to provide information for consideration during the audit may contact the State Auditor's Office at moaudit@auditor.mo.gov or 800-347-8597.

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