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o Page 4 VVnndv;lle Renubl;can Woodville, Miss;ss;oDi SYNOPSIS OF THE REPORT OF AN AUDIT MADE OF WILKINSON COUNTY BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF AUDIT FOR THE FISCAL YEARS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 1970 & SEPTEMBER 30, 1971 In the belief that a comparison of this year's operations with those of the previous year may be of interest, we present the following tabulation of summarized totals of receipts and disbursements for these two years. REVENUE RECEIPTS County Sources: Property Tax Auto Privilege License All Other Local Revenues Total Revenues from County Sources State and Other Outside Aid: Gasoline Tax Truck and Bus Tax Severance Taxes (Combined) Homestead Exemption Reimbursement Other Outalde Aid Total State and Other Outside Aid TOTAL REVENUE RECEIPTS NON-REVENUE RECEIPTS Sales of Securities Owned Loans from Outside Agencies Proceeds of Bond Issues Commission on Hospital Care State-Aid Road Funds All Other Non-Revenue Receipts TOTAl. NON-REVENUE RECEIPTS Increase 1971 1970 Decrease- $ 209,043.45 S 159,970.63 $ 49,072.82 31,255.41 31,308.34 52.93- 268992.22 ' 39,293.14 12,300.92- 267,291.08 230,572,11 36,718.97 255,010.56 254,444.39 566.17 28,364.05 30,351.10 1,987.05- 155,336.53 181,356.97 26,020.44- 22,633.85 20,227.95 2,405.90 33)918.87 32,496.63 1,422.24 495,263.86 518j877.04 23,613.18- 762,554.94 749449.15 13)105.79 16,000.00 6,500.00 9,500.00 16,000.00 I0,000.00 6,000000 180,000.00 180,000.00 44,502.79 44,502.79- 5,890.47 524.99 5,365.48 140,137.21 400.00 139,737.21 358)027.68 61927.78 296)099.90 I_L120,582.62 811,376.93 309)205.69 TOTAL YEAR RECEIPTS 58,519.69 57,645.89 873.80 40,217.41 32,785.46 7,431.95 8,63.3.86 6,530.87 2,102.99 6,316.83 6,587.82 270.99- 6,065.23 5,795.47 269.76 7,723.09 7,$76.45 346.64 37,247.00 ]2,879.00 24,368.00 32,326.27 358,780.96 33,545.31 93,662.01% 90,446.31 3,215.70 II466.75 6,665.09 4,801.66 662,178.14 585493.32 76,684.82 OPERATING DISBURSEMENTS Office and Administration Judicial, Lunacy and Imprisonment Healt and sanitation Charities and Public Welfare Farm and Home Service Maintenance and Operation of Public Buildings Library and Other public Service Maintenanceof Roads and Bridges Other General Costs Debt Service (Bond Interest, etc.) TOTAL OPERATING DISBURSEMENTS NON-OPERATING DISBURSEMENTS Purchase of Securities Road Machinery and Other Equipment Highway Construction Other Construction and permanent Improvements Equipment Notes Paid Loans Repaid to Outside Agencies Redemption of Bonds All Other Non-Operating Disbursements TOTAL NON-OPERATING DISBURSEMENTS TOTAL YEAR DISBURSEMENTS 189,000.00 &,753.60 57,016.48 29,315.20 52,722.27 I0,000.00 24,000.00 366,807.55 1,028,985.69 S 91:596.93 WILKINSON COUNTY 30,770.47 158,229.53 33,580.63 28,827.03- 57,016.48 44,425.95 15,110.75- 78,544.53 25,822.26- I0,000.00 43,000.00 19,000.00- 78,976.00 78a976.00- 309)297.58 57,509,97 894m790.90 134194.79 83.413.97- $ 175.010.90 EXCESS OF RECEIPTS OVER DISBURSEMENTS RECEIIWS REVENUE County Sources: Property Tax Auto Road & Bridge Privilege Sales - Road Plans Damages Sate & Other Outside Aid: Gasoline Tax Truck and BUS Tax Oi] Severance Tax Homestead Exemption Forestry Receipts TOTAL REVENUE RECEIPTS NON-REVENUE Sales of Personal Property Loans frbm Outside Agencies State-Aid Road Funds TOTAL NON-REVENUE RECEIPTS TOTALS FOR COMPARATIVE PURPOSES INTERFUND TRANSACTIONS Transfers from Other Funds TOTAL YEAR RECEIFT. S PLUS: BEGINNG CASH BALANCES TOTAL CASH TO ACCOUNT FOR DISBURSEMENTS OPERATING Salaries and Wage. Supervisors Engineer, Comllssioner, ACCt. Foremen and Other Employees SCIIEDULE OF RECEII"rS AND DISBURSEMENTS ()F ROAD AND [RIDGE FUNDS FOR FISCAl. YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 1970 TOTAl. Fourth Road Fifth Road Special District District Road Funds Funds Funds 33,164.24 31,308.34 20.00 818.55 6311.13 254,444.39 30,351.10 84,723.01 7,773.62 29,812.95 407,10.07 4721416.2  200.00 i0,000.00 524.99 10,724.99 483)141.19 First Road Second Road Third Road District District District Fund S Fund s Fund s $  $ 178.30 40,767.55 5,921.25 S S Ld2125 15,642.85 1,837.12 28,134.31 29_812.9% 57 947.26 58 765.81 58 765.81 I 837.12 15,642.85 178.30 40 767.55 7 758.37 15 642.85 178.30 40 767.55 200.00 200.00 15,842.85 178.30 40:767.55 27,242.99 31,308.34 20.00 254,444.39 30,351.I0 5,936.50 290,731.99. 349303.32. i0,000.00 524.99 359,828.31 359,828.31 13)596.82 322m18000 72 024.32  78 980.28 41038.68 64.436.00 805,321.19 79,782.69 81,543.57 79,158.58 81,806.23 123,201.81 97)137.95 4,080.73 8,663.34   421084.08 s  o,L s $$ 25,000.00 S 5,000.00 S 5,000.00 $ 5,000.00 $ 5,000.00 $ 5,000.00 $ 29,673.38 882.83 28,790.55 127,316.14 16,152.02 33,900.50 17,250.00 21,565.80 34,098.82 4,349.00 WILKINSON COUNTY SCHEDULE OF RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEVNTS OF ROAD AND BRIDGE FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 1970 RECEIPTS REVENUE County Sources: Property Tax Auto Road & Bridge Privilege Sales - Road Plans Damages State & Other Outside Aid: Gasoline Tax Truck and Bus Tax Oil Severance Tax Homestead Exemption Forestry TOTAL REVENUE RECEIPTS NON-REVENUE State-Aid Road Funds TOTALS FOR COMPARATIVE PURPOSES INTERFUND TRANSACTIONS Transfers from Other Funds TOTAL YEAR RECEIPTS PLUS: BEGINNING CASH BALANCES TOTAL CASH TO ACCOUNT FOR DISBURSEMENTS Friday, November 23, 1975 WILKINSON COUNTY SCHEDULE OF RECEIPTS ANDDISBURSEMENTS OF ROAD AND BRIDGE FUNDS FOR FISCAl YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 1971 DISBURSEMENTS - Cont'd OPERATING - Cont'd Malntenanca Materials and Supplies: Lumber, All Kinds PiliB, All Kinds Structural Steel and Cable Nails, 8amll Tools, Hardware weed Killer & Prime-O-Patch Gravel Asphalt and Concrete culvert Pipe Road Signs Hay and Burlap Bess Petroleum Products: Motor Fuel (Gas and Diesel) Motor Oils and Grease Antifreeze. Ether, etc. and Motor Cleaner Machinery Repair and Rental: Repairs by Private Concerns Tires and Tubes Grader Blades Equipment Rental Other Operatng Costs: Rent Truck Tags Soelal Secur,lty State Retirement Group Insurance Pretabt & FostaSe gnglneer Supplies Sundry Depreciation of Equipment TOTAL 0PnATING COSTS LESS: preciation Charge TOTAL ORgRATIMG DISBURbEqTS NON-OPERATING AND CAPITAL 6UTLAY Road Machinery and Equlpment Equipment Notes Paid TOTAL NON-ORRATING AND CAPITAL OUTLAY TOTAI FOR COKPARATIVE PURPOSES INTERFUND TRANSACTIONS Transfers I:,'. other Funds TOTAL YEAR DISBURSEEqTS PLUS: ENDING CASH BALANCES OTA AaR ACCORD FOR TOTAL First Road Second Road Third Road Fourth Road Fifth Road Special District District District District District Road Funds Funds Funds Funds Funds Funds 8,007.96 S 59.92 $ 1,508.21 S 493.36 S 2,825.60 1,802.78 52.00 1,288.84 3,490.99 187.20 21.50 2,275.28 64.47 304.82 31.43 548.09 730.89 730.89 1,460.70 950.30 510.40 3,862.00 2,515.67 86.36 485.37 124.74 11,790.41 6,112.12 965.95 2,583.74 1,606.62 416.40 41.20 280.60 $ 2,513.35 $ 461.94 3,282.29 1,241.92 649.86 237.40 310.50 280.60 607.52 84.55 284.58 64.70 36,950.61 5,036.41 9,493.13 5,041.64 5,609.91 9,778.81 1,990.71 3,279.02 1,091.30 673.11 311.21 720.20 160.46 322.74 1,013.40 323.05 227.50 52.10 41C.75 58,420.72 11,025.73 13,143.34 11,341.70 6,891.51 14,294.38 8,700.82 853.76 2,276.57 1,265.49 2,133.43 2,025.94 5,528.00 2,030.69 1,082.88 313.85 577.78 1,522.80 7,835.00 7,200.00 210.00 50.00 35U.00 180.00 120.00 50.00 317.49 55.13 101.86 55.21 43.48 61.81 8,367.83 1,01.60 1,865.22 1,068.00 1,271.51 1,864.66 6,031.42 943.11 1,144.20 515.25 1,006.90 1,522.89 3,452.82 379.64 921.38 520.20 475.53 918.10 157.88 1.73 1,804.34 464.08 53.90 42.30 ' 35.68 57.00 183.10 87,413,09 5.802.99   15 217.97 31)087.48 446,W),05  86,258.82 65,092.79 67,425.66 112,429.94 7,413,09   l  31,087.48 s8,780.6.   7.016.  33,580.63 5,083.99 5,236.66 14,002.50 9,257.48 78,544.53  8 333.33 16 266.66  i12,125.16   21 503.32 27,708,74 31 257.48 470)906.12 79 249.64 87408.15 68 519.45  112)599.94 322,180.00 793,086.12 79,249.64 87,408.15 68,519.45 79,916.43 112,599.94 109,373.02 4 613.78    52)685.95. 1,724.06 145.63 375.00 1,283. 899.07 237.9' 156.15 t,804 '34 92:10 4.960.00 4.960.00 322,180.00 365,392.51 8,032,62 7:2313 TOTAL First Road Second Road Third Road Fourth Road Fifth Road Special District District District District District Road .... Funds Funds Funds Funds Funds Funds_.__,.., $ 50,196.03 $ 31,255.41 50.00 1 875.00 83 376.44 255,010.56 28,364.05 71,566.95 10,327.35 31a192.43 396461.34 479,837.78 485728.25 321,316.32 807,044.57 109,373.02 $ OPERATING Salaries and Wages: Supervisors $ 30,000.00 $ Engineer, Coissloner, Accountant 24,567.81 Foremen and Other Employees 122,864.50 Maintenance Materials and Supplies: Lumber, All Kinds 2,537.11 Piling, All Kinds 3,957.09 Structural Steel and Cable 2,601.70 Nails, Small Tools, Hardware 3,479.11 Foundation Cement - Hay Etc. 404.75 Gravel 1,716.34 Asphalt and Concrete 12,909.35 Culvert Pipe 25,216.05 Weed Killer 724.00 Road Signs - Posts - Wire 2,876.13 6.1 $ $ $ $ $ 50,189.12 31,255.41 50.00 937,50 937.50 944.41 937.50 255,010.56 28,364.05 16,192.85 28.862.23 26,511.87 10,327.35 31 192.43 16,192.85 28 862.23 57,704.30 944.41 17130.35 28 862.23 57 704.30 944.41 17.130.35 28;862.23 57 704.30 65 084.10 77_-042.70_ 47 762.52 51.237.30 80 189.70 66,028.51 94,173.05 47,762.52 80,099.53 137,894.00 381,086.96 4 613.78 2,798.76 26,410.47 14_831.44 52,685.95 $  $  $  $  $190.579.95 $ 6,000.00 $ 6,000.00 S 6,000.00 S 6,000.00 S 6,000.00 S 24,567.81 13,286.00 31,300.80 18,025.60 21,279.60 35,712.50 3,260.00 98.37 493.28 227.62 238.76 1,479.08 289.00 376.26 3,291.83 631.25 242.18 1,728.27 1,644.35 242.47 330.9I 120.66 1,041.12 99.60 217.25 187.50 38.40 783.14 894.80 5,624.84 549.29 573.20 6,162.02 6,247.32 2,775.19 2,528.20 9,243.55 4,105.83 315.96 724.00 513.62 35.00 660.82 1,022.98 643.71 WILKINSON COUNTY SCIIEDULE OF RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS OF ROAD AND BRIDGE FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED SEPTfBER 30, 1971 DISBURSEMENTS - Cont'd OPERATING - Cont'd . Petroleum Products: ... Motor Fuel (Gas and Diesel) Motor Oils and Grease Antifreeze, Ether, etc. Fuel Stabilizer Machinery Repair and Rental: Repairs by Private Concerns Tires and Tubes Grader Blades Equipment Rental Servicing Vehicles - Tire Repair - Greasing - Washing Other Operating Costs: Advertising - Damages Interest Charge Truck Tags Social Security State Retirement Group Insurance Rent Engineer Expense and R-O-W Expense Sundry Depreciation of Equlpmen 'IDTAL OPERATING COSTS LESS: Depreciation Charge TOTAL OPERATING DISBURSEMENTS NON-OPERATING AND CAPITAl. OUTLAY Road Machinery and Equipment Construction of Roads and Bridges Equipment Notes Paid Other Outside Notes Paid TOTAL NON-OPERATING KND CAPITAl. OUTLAY TOTALS FOR COMI'ARATIVE PURPOSES INTERFUND TRANSACTIONS TOTAL First Road Second Road Third Road Fourth Road Fifth ad ecial District District District District District Road Funds Funds Funds Funds Funds FundJ 36,131.25 944.01 509.85 646.10 58,212.06 7,422.75 7,465.22 21,940.00 2,873.84 82.85 1,218.00 237,58 8,873.99 5,768.99 3,284.97 436.00 1,996.88 427.99 78,R05,.60 470,531.87 78,05.60 392,326.27 S 3.376.72 s 10,145.89 S ,687.88 S 6,431.80 S 10,044.91 $ 1,444.0- & 239.96 5.95 698.10 44.10 465.75 646.10 4,568.94 19,964.86 12,206.91 6,634.47 12,916.70 1,920.18 669.30 1,505.10 1,835.26 1,102.00 2,166.70 144.39 4,575.15 987.80 516.46 670.13 715.68 6,600.00 490.00 14,400.00 450.00 375.15 632.94 419.01 959.19 487.55 13.50 20.95 48.40 918.00 300.00 8.53 31.83 43.48 55.13 43.48 55.13 972.65 1,886.39 1,195.70 1,383.19 2,091.54 1,344.52 857.16 1,056.00 547.94 984.81 1,388.63 934,4 900.43 618.48 532.08 967.94 266"04 180.00 120.OO 136.00 536.88 1,460.00 10.57 99.18 200.00 1.50 116.74 9 632.00 il 081.60 13 633.00 15,029.00 24,212.00 69,686.68 91,261.84 ,4,O91.03 87,710.60 117,168.36 40, 613"36 9632.00 11,081.60 13633.00 15__029.00 24__212.00 "4[ 6180-0 6005/).68 24 50458.03 72,681.6-------6 92956.36 4,753.60 h24.(U 4,129.00 6,800.00 57,016.48 5,485.07 [.118.69 43,612.72 52,722.27 9,049.36 8,333.34 8,133.34 13.70b.73 13.500.00 lO=OOO.qO lO,O 124,492.35  049.36 )_4 j 4_I_ 14L4j 824. ":' 6._1 .a_ . 72 516,818,62 69_IO4.O4 9 138.18 4,076.44 87,50(,.52 08 Transfers to Other Funds 320700.00 TOTAL YEAR DISBURSEMENTS 837,518.62 69,104.04 89,138.18 64,076.44 87,506.52 154,198.08 373, 495.36 PLUS: ENDING CASH BALANCES 78898.97 1,538.25  I0 096.55 7,424.45 36,381.87 TOTAL CASH ACCOUNTED FOR S  S jt2.._ S _2.1,. S 7/. S .7=_ $ S A summary of the asset and ]iabillty accounts at September 30, 1971 and at September 30, 1970, is presentsd' below, in accordance with statutory requirements. ,[ Increase ASSETS 9-30-71 9-30=70 Decrease/ CRRENT Cash in Depository: General County Funds Road and Bridge Funds Bond and Interest Sinking Funds 16th Section Principal Funds Construction Fund Total Funds Investment in Securities Other Current Assets TOTAL CURRENT ASSETS ROAD WORKING EQUIPMENT OTHER AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT FIXED ASSETS TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES AND SURPLUS 8,338,6 " $ 135,568.52 S 143,907.16 $ 30,474.05 78,898.97 109,373.02 40,358.00 30,236.45 10,121.55 38,588.43 64,254.00 25,665.57" 315,521.00 169,567.36  608,934.92 517,337.99 91,590, 458,000.00 285,000.00 173,000.00 78=976.00 78,976.00 1,145,910.92 881,313.99 252,069.00 325,521.00 73, 452.00- 2,836.86 2',836.86 5,354,971.75 5,171213.75 $ 6:755:788.53 $ 6:380:885.60 $ CURRENT Claims Payable Equipment Notes payable Other Loans Payable Other Current Liabilities TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES BONDED DEBT SURPLUS TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SURPLUS Comments Of State Auditor Relating To Audit Of Wilkinson County, Submitted to County Board Of Supervisors And Chancery Clerk And To New Media Of Cbunty, In Connection With Synopses Of Audit Reports For Fiscal Years 1970 And 1971 Sent o Newspaper For PUblication, Pursuant To Provisions Of Chapter 332, Mississippi Laws Of 1958 Although one may disagree - with some of the ,conclusions reached and recommendations made by the General Legislative -,-Investigating Committee in its .eports tO the legislature In 1970, 'I! and 1972 with ega'rd to county expenditures for rod 91,638,58 $ 91,638.58 $ $ 52,722,27 . 52,722.27 6,000.00 16,000.00 lO,O00.O0 171.16 171.16 107,809.74 62,893.43 44,916. 302,000.00 146,000,00 156, 000'00 6345,978.79 6,171992.17 $ 6:755:788.5 S 380:885.60 S " and bridge maintenance nd construction, and although it is easy to discover and point out weaknesses and defects in he study .and analyses of these ex- penditures by Mr. Jack ,%. Cork ran, upon which the committee reports were based, the studies and reports have served to re- spent for road and bridge main- tenance from taxes paid on per- sonal property and real estate other than homesteads, which are exempt from ,road taxes uP to an assessed valuation of $5,000 and an area not tv ex- oeed, 180 acres. This means that very few homeowners in most focus atten%ion upon one of the counties pay any .road tax on major functions of county go v- the!r home property, lrom 6% ernment, which in most coun- to 7% of the road and bridge ties occupies much of the time, effort ,and ,public money ex- pended by the board of super- visors. The Wilkinson County board of supervisors, which has com- plete Jurisdiction over public roads, /erries and bridges 'of the county, gets 10% of te money money ,comes from auto oad and bridge privilege taxes, whiOl owners of automobiles and small pick-up and panel trucks pay s part of the cost of theist autO- mobile tags. All of the remaln" ing .cost of these bags excePt $2,75 whioh goes into the spe- (Cont4nue on pegs )