City of Cherokee audit released

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

In the annual audit, Winthler, Stave & Co., LLP reported that the City’s receipts totaled $8,310,742 for the year ended June 30, 2018, a 42% decease from 2017. The receipts included $3,320,194 in property and other City taxes, $1,505,383 from grants and contributions, $2,967,300 charges for services, $35,007 in interest on investments, and $482,858 from other sources.

Disbursements for the year totaled $9,464,491, an increase of less than 1% from the prior year, and included $1,028,040 for public safety, $903,675 for public works, $1,106,348 foe culture and recreation, $2,882 for community and economic development, $479,497 for general government, $737,663 for debt service, $1,920, 189 for capital projects, and $3,286,257 for business-type activities.

This report contains recommendations to City office that they review certain areas if internal controls. The City has responded that they will review the areas of internal controls noted.

A copy of the audit is available for review in the office of the Auditor of State and the City Clerk’s office.

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