STARKE COUNTY COUNCIL ORDINANCE 2019-19 NEGATIVE FUND BALANCE CORRECTION
THE STARKE COUNTY COUNCIL (the “COUNCIL”), has been advised by the Starke County Auditor that audits of Starke County financial records have revealed the existence of several funds with negative balances, all of which date to 2014 or prior to 2012; which negative balance funds are as follows:
|Fund Number||Negative Balance||Negative Carry Since|
|9111 2009 Polling Place Grant||89.07||Prior to 2012|
|9113 Victims Assistance #2||931.83||2014|
|9116 Juvenile Account Blk. Grant||25.76||Prior to 2012|
|9131 Rural Demonstration Project||596.48||Prior to 2012|
|9135 Victims Assistance Grant||3.98||Prior to 2012|
|9155 Effective Public Policy Grant||10,000.00||2014|
WHEREAS, the undersigned members of the Starke County Council, being duly advised, find that best governmental accounting practices require correction of the negative balance in these funds by transferring to each account funds sufficient to zero each.
WHEREAS, the Council finds that the Rainy Day Fund is an appropriate and proper source of funds to correct these funds and bring the balance of each to zero.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Starke County Council that:
The Auditor of Starke County is hereby directed to transfer funds from the Rainy Day Fund sufficient to bring to zero each of the six fund numbers listed above, to wit 9111, 9113, 9116, 9131, 9135 and 9155.
All of which was ordained and adopted by the Council at its regularly scheduled public meeting on October 21, 2019 and thereafter memorialized by this Ordinance 2019- on November 18, 2019.