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Negative balance was found in 911 fund

Fund balanced with voided check

DAVENPORT — A negative balance found in Lincoln County’s 911 fund forced the county to void a $50,000 internal warrant in order to balance the fund for January.

In a special Commissioner’s meeting Tuesday, Jan. 23, Auditor Chandra Schumacher and Treasurer Emily Hansen told the commissioners that the roughly $19,000 deficit in the fund could be covered by voiding a $50,000 warrant that was an internal payment to IT staff. Hansen said she found the negative balance Thursday, Jan. 18.

Sheriff Gabe Gants said Monday that the deficit was reached because roughly $78,000 in state reimbursement dollar...


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