UPDATE: Audit for 2016 brings bad news for Chester

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By Brian Garner

The Chester City Council got a report Monday night on their long-delayed 2016 audit. The news was not good.

The findings of the auditors show that somewhere in the neighborhood of $110,000 – $70,000 in one case and $40,000 in another – has either not been reported or is at risk of being misappropriated.

Part of what an auditing firm does with an annual audit is issue an opinion – unqualified if it's a good audit and qualified if there are areas or practices that  a government entity needs to improve upon.

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