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New training, procedures eyed for Rug City finances

Municipal officials review plan to correct issues

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Schooling on issues like local government budgeting is among a list of actions Amsterdam officials are considering to get the city’s beleaguered finances back on track. Changing personnel, different computer programs and lax oversight on how money is spent is coming to a head this year in the Rug City, where roughly $2 million in federal funding is being withheld due to the lack of a standard, year-end audit. Meanwhile, projects already underway are being ...

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November 11, 2013
9:29 a.m.

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So the voters of Amsterdam apparently elected as their new Controller someone with not a shred of knowledge about how to do any of the above activities. The noise you hear is the sound of thousands of heads being shaken in disbelief!