St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund discovers that at least two vendors have been over billing.
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich identified about $722,000 of what he called “questionable transactions” out of $96 million in electronic card transactions in 2012 for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
Mayor Adam Paul calls it a stressful situation and says the request for bids has gone out to audit companies.
The 6-month-long audit, commissioned by the county, looked into whether too many part-time St. Clair County employees were receiving retirement benefits.
A private firm will soon be hired to audit the City of Ellisville. Tuesday night the Ellisville City Council unanimously approved the audit requested by Mayor Adam Paul.
Lack of cooperation from the district almost dropped rating down to “Poor”.
The Belleville News-Democrat reported the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund was “investigating” the county but Board Chairman Mark Kern insists it is not an investigation.
Auditor Tom Schweich said Missouri paid more than $170,000 to child-care providers that failed to follow through on plans to open or expand.
State cites missing computers and a lack of documented special-needs children in East St. Louis.
The Office of Inspector General recommends that the agency, YWCA of Metropolitan St. Louis, pay back the money. Wrongdoing is not alleged.