highly-anticipated external auditor’s report notes several incorrect postings were done by the Platte County auditor’s office and cites the need for the auditor and county treasurer to work together to reconcile bank balances in a timely manner. An overall lack of communication between the county treasurer and auditor caused some of the problem, the audit indicates. There was a $195,000 discrepancy in the county’s general ledger, officials said.
Platte City Alderman George McClintock likely surprised many in a packed house at City Hall Tuesday evening with a motion that delays a decision on whether to place proposed annexation issues on the November election ballot. McClintock made the motion to suspend discussion on the annexation topics and scheduled a special aldermen annexation session meeting for Monday, Aug. 28 at City Hall.
Between the Lines by Ivan Foley: Best of luck to the City of St. Joseph as it renews its push to bring Chiefs training camp to that neck of the woods. The two main reasons for the Chiefs moving their camp to River Falls, Wis. about 15 years ago were the close proximity to other team’s training camps for scrimmaging purposes and the allegedly cooler weather. The Vikings are the only other team still training nearby. And the weather at River Falls camp this year has approached 100 degrees with high humidity.