November 30, 2020

The Chairman of the Jackson County Legislature has issued the following statement on the audit report of Jackson County Budgets and Transfers released by the Office of Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway:

“The Jackson County Legislature in conjunction with the County Executive requested an independent audit by the Missouri State Auditor to provide assurance to all County elected officials and citizens of Jackson County that all assets of the County are safeguarded through proper internal controls that fully comply with applicable State and County laws.”

“The County Legislature remains grateful for the opportunity to have a review of our financial policies and practices. As the lawmaking branch, the Legislature remains resolute in continuing on its path of policymaking decisions to ensure best practices and improvements in fiscal responsibility measures are put into place to fully support the recommendations of the State Auditor.”