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Mathis outlines concerns

Published: 8:37 AM, 02/21/2013
 

Author: Rick Hooper
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-Despite revisions to the original legislation, Cocke County officials still have concerns over the County Financial Management System of 2013, being proposed by the State Comptroller's Office, and are urging stoppage of the legislation.

Both Cocke County Trustee Rob Mathis and County Clerk Janice Butler spoke against the proposed legislation, which is now in the Local Government Committee of both the State House and State Senate.

Responding to an article in this past weekend's edition of the Plain Talk, in which Jim Arnette, director of Local Government Audit, pointed out revisions in the proposal, Trustee Mathis presented CLB members with a memorandum addressing other concerns.

Mathis said officials "across the state are raising a fuss. This is not just me opposing this. The state Trustees Association, County Officials and Highway Officials are all against it.The Sheriff's Association is going to meet on it next week."

For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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