April 27, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Delta County Independent "Paonia improves accountability "

Kathy Browning:
"The Town of Paonia's debit card policy has been reviewed due to receipts not being submitted and alleged illegal activity by the former finance officer.

The town has eight debit cards which are to be used for town business only.

The public works department has two cards, the police department two, the building inspector one, the town clerk one, the mayor one and one for Francis Winston who tests the town's water.

"We have evaluated that we do have a need for those [debit cards]," Mayor Neal Schwieterman said. He noted that some staff and the mayor do not use the debit cards "very much."

"The need comes in the biggest sense when people are traveling for training. You need a credit card for doing that," he said. "It's very manageable. We just have to have better safe guards in place. Many of them are already in place, but we're still working."..." (Read more?  Click title)

"Unapologetically pursuing and tracking patterns within the news others make since 2010."

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