By SEÁN O’DONOGHUE
HAMLIN - Restating concerns he has expressed in previous years, a Lincoln County Board of Education member recently described as “terrible” the requirement from the state that school systems pay for costly financial audits. Larry Wilkerson’s comments came at the first board meeting of the new year, held at the central office in Hamlin on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
The board unanimously approved the agreement with the state auditor, whereby personnel from the same auditor’s office will conduct the required annual audit of the school system’s financial statements, in this instance for the fiscal year that ended last June 30. The audit, however, comes with a…