County commissioners took action Monday to make sure the county government gets its money back if an employee steals county funds.
The BOC approved a bonding arrangement for county employees that handle county money. The cost is $1,400 for the year and will insure the county for up to $100,000 per theft incident.
The arrangement is similar to an insurance plan, but the filing process is more involved and includes an investigation into any alleged theft incident and a requirement that the county prosecute any bonded employee who takes county money.
Madison County has had three major government theft incidents in the past couple of years, one in the city of Danielsville and two in the county government. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is still investigating the theft of over $80,000 from the BOC office. No arrests have been made.
If the county Govt. including the commisioners did there jobs we would have alot less money go missing. I understand things like this can happen but that's why you have a chain of command. If one person is doing there job plus there supervisor's job and those are the only two who have knowledge of the money on a regular basis then thefts are gonna occur. Maybe on January 1ST 2009 Chairman Dove will be Able to pick up the scattered pieces of our county that Nash left behind. Good luck Chairman Dove you have very small shoes to fill.
LOL...what's Dove going to do? Dove will have NO authority. All the authority of the chairman has been taken away by the commissioners. That's why Madison County will remain in the crapper no matter who the chairman is. We've got 5 clowns pretending to have a clue and one new commissioner coming in to replace one of the clowns.
As he has more wisdom and experience than the 5 clowns combined, hopefully Pete Bond can restore some order.