August 9, 2022

The Nerve

Where Government Gets Exposed

District 5: Let Taxpayers Look Up Data Themselves

The NerveWhen Lexington-Richland School District 5 Chief Financial Officer Karl Fulmer is asked if the district’s online check registers can be made easier to read by using account names instead of 15-digit codes, he says the district is only required to publish its check registers.

Afterward, board member Ed White says that since the district recently posted information on its website explaining how expenditures are categorized by code, District 5 constituents can go look up the information for themselves.

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