Hunzelman, Putzier & Co., PLC recently released an audit report on
The County had local tax revenue of $16,758,827 for the year ended
June 30, 2009, which included $774,242 in tax credits from the state. The County
forwarded $12,231,093 of the local tax revenue to the townships, school districts,
cities, and other taxing bodies in the County.
The County retained $4,527,731 of the local tax revenue to finance County
operations, a ten percent increase from the prior year. Other revenues included charges for service of $976,406, operating grants and contributions of $3,845,510, capital grants and contributions of $551,347, local option sales tax of $500,090, unrestricted investment earnings of $122,265, and other general revenues of $56,166.
Expenses for County operations totaled $9,524,463, a two percent decrease
form the prior year. Expenses included $3,912,560 for Roads and Transportation,
$1,733,694 for Administration, and $1,387,952 for Public Safety and Legal Services.
A copy of the audit report is available for review in the County Auditor's
office, in the Office of Auditor of State, and on the Auditor of State's web site at