Tim Rees, a CPA who recently performed an audit of the city, met with the budget committee and to review details of its budget. Rees reported the city to be clean, that no difficulties were found.
The sales tax and franchise tax were up while the property tax was down because they were having a hard time collecting. Yet, there was "nothing that concerns" the CPA. Mayor Jeff Monroe said, "hats off to the staff" for their diligent work.