Yellowstone County commissioners dropped the idea of consolidating the auditor’s office with another county department after a discussion meeting Thursday.Commissioners Robyn Driscoll and Denis Pitman both said they did not support the idea, while Commission Chairman John Ostlund said he was interested in it.But, Ostlund said, without support from another commissioner, there was no point in bringing the matter to a formal board meeting.
Snow showers are possible Friday in the mountains and foothills in southcentral Montana and northern Wyoming, the National Weather Service said. The mountains could receive the heaviest snowfall while the foothills could get up to two inches.Roads could become slushy and slick, the NWS said. The Billings area could get snow, with a total daytime accumulation of less than a half inch possible. The high will be about 42 degrees on Friday.
Yellowstone County recently investigated another complaint filed against the finance department by Auditor Debby Hernandez, who is retiring Nov. 30.The county hired Billings consultant Richard Larsen, a former Billings mayor, on Nov. 7 to mediate differences between the auditor and finance department.Larsen’s two-page report, dated Nov. 9, recommended training and a review of practices within the finance department.
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Selecting a term
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