Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Man that is depressing: $513,000 worth of stuff just lost

We don't have much to add to Clout's post about the Controller reporting that the Human Relations Commission "lost" 60 percent of its equipment, worth $513,000, but we will make this observation: ARE YOU KIDDING US? Then we get this:

Man that is depressing: $513,000 worth of stuff just lost

We don't have much to add to Clout's post about the Controller reporting that the Human Relations Commission "lost" 60 percent of its equipment, worth $513,000, but we will make this observation: ARE YOU KIDDING US? Then we get this:

The Commission, in a response included in the audit, said that much of the equipment may have been misplaced or improperly scrapped during a move of offices in August 2007. The Commission added that it has already implemented the recommendations Butkovitz made in the audit for keeping better track of equipment.

More than half of your inventory? Really? How??

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