Audit shows $2,000 in unsupported payments to Philo officials

Zanesville Times Recorder | Shelly Schultz

A recent audit of the Village of Philo found five officials and employees received $2,210 in payments that were unsupported or lacked approval from village council.

According to the audit released Thursday by State Auditor Dave Yost, the following payments to village officials and employees were made in addition to regular compensation during the 2015 and 2016 reporting period…

“It astounds me that village officials did not take appropriate action to remedy these improper payments after the last audit,” Yost said in a news release. “Philo’s officials are coming up short on their duty to remain accountable to taxpayers.”

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