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Cherokee County fiscal audit report released

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Hunzelman, Putzier & Co., PLC recently released an audit report on

Cherokee County.

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


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