Fair
64°FFairFull Forecast

Audit released on city of Creston

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 11:26 a.m. CDT

Draper, Snodgrass, Mikkelsen & Company released an audit report on the city of Creston.

The city’s receipts totaled $9,998,628 for the year ended June 30. 2013, a 33 percent decrease from 2012. The receipts included $2,451,130 in property tax, $662,093 from tax increment financing collections, $2,889,691 from charges for services, $1,890,362 from operating grants, contributions and restricted interest, $511,094 from capital grants, contributions and restricted interest, $130,216 from hotel/motel sales tax, $893,522 from local option sales tax, and $46,105 from unrestricted investment earnings.

Disbursements for the year totaled $12,121,167, a 1 percent increase from the prior year, and included $1,511,893 for public safety function, $2,468,296 for public works function and $2,673,211 for general government function. Also, disbursement for business-type activities totaled $689,599.

The report contains recommendations to the city council and other city officials.

A copy of the audit report is available for review in the city clerk’s office, the office of auditor of state and on the auditor of state’s website at http://auditor.iowa.gov/reports/reports.htm.

Reader Poll

Which is your favorite comic on the entertainment page in the Creston News Advertiser?
Family Circus
Beetle Bailey
Baby Blues
Zits
Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)