Nothing, audit included, stopping Fairfield trustee from producing receipts, state official says
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Last week, Fairfield Township Trustee Taletha Coles said she’d be happy to share the receipts and financial records she’d been called upon to produce, but that she couldn’t. The reason: The State Board of Accounts had piles of records confiscated from her office in January with the help of the Indiana State Police for an audit of the trustee’s books that started in August. She said she couldn’t give what she didn’t have.
(Before that, Coles generally ignored the public records requests from township board members and the media, calling them various forms of harassment meant to antagonize, vex or sabotage her.)
On Monday, Indiana’s public access counselor said Coles’ explanation wasn’t really the case.
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