Kilgore College trustees say no to deep audits
KILGORE, TX — A majority of Kilgore College trustees in one motion Monday voted down 15 proposals for detailed audits of accounts, from the president’s personal mileage to cheerleader funds.
That decision came on a 6-3 vote, as did another approving President Bill Holda’s first-ever three-year contract.
Motions to hire a records-digging assistant for trustees and remake the college’s administrative flow chart to include residents of the 20 school districts served by Kilgore College at its top, also fell on 6-3 votes.
“My confusion,” Trustee Larry Woodfin said during the flow chart discussion, “is I thought we already do that.”
Trustees Carlos “Scooter” Griffin, Brian Nutt and Joe Carrington were the minority in the consistent 6-3 margins.
In a meeting that continued in darkness as a passing storm prevented all but brief surges of light in the McLaurin Administrative Building, trustees combined the 15 requests for audits covering the previous five years into one motion by Griffin.
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