Buena Vista County Audit Report Shows Revenues Up, Expenses Down

An audit report was released on Buena Vista County on Tuesday.

BV County’s revenues for the fiscal year that ended on June 30th totaled over 23-million 561-thousand dollars, an increase of 15-percent from the previous year. Expenses for county operations for last fiscal year added up to over 19-million 621-thousand dollars, a one-percent decrease from the prior year.

Hunzelman, Putzier, and Company conducted the audit report. They reported four findings related to the receipt and expenditure of taxpayer funds. The findings address issues such as lack of segregation of duties, material amounts of accounts receivable and accounts payable not properly recorded in the county’s financial statements, public health receipts and deposits, conservation prepaid expense, and the Sheriff K-9 bank account. Buena Vista County was given recommendations to address each of the findings.



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