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Sheriff’s fuel budget questioned

Commissioners, sheriff to discuss shortfall in account

Cole County commissioners and Sheriff Greg White plan to meet this week to address concerns the commissioners have raised on credit card bills coming from the sheriff’s department.

According to county records, the sheriff’s department owed approximately $30,000 in fuel charges.

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Because of this, White’s department has run out of money in their fuel budget for the year, and is asking to dip into reserves to pay for it.

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