Private firm to run LPDC
“We don’t know exactly what we have,” Stone said. “We had submissions that there was some bond money missing, and we don’t know if it was taken or if there was an error.”
The commission has been facing a budget deficit of about $100,000 but has about a $400,000 fund balance leftover from last year. The temporary contract with LaSalle is for $15,000 per month, Stone said, and the commission hopes to have a permanent decision made by the Jan.1, 2008, contract end date. That decision could be that a more long-term contract with LaSalle will be on the table, Stone said.