“We do not take these charges lightly and recognize that no one is above the law,” Faber said after Reader was indicted on 16 charges, including theft in office.
Redistributing funds, adjusting shift schedules, replacing contract workers with full-time employees, and standardizing training is expected to save up to $2 million a year.
Consolidating work space and abandoning plans to build a new warehouse are expected to save $1,970,000 to $2.700,000 million the first year.
Problems with accounts payable, village fund balances and the treasury in the Clermont County village led to Auditor Faber's decision to declare a fiscal emergency.
Auditor Faber said the employee “defrauded citizens and stole from students” when he used district money to buy supplies for his private HVAC business.
State auditors found that over the course of a year, the board of trustees for all four schools were overpaid a total of $14,850 for attending board meetings.
Keith Faber, who took office in January, is dedicated to ensuring efficient, effective and transparent government for the people of Ohio.
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