Manager: County spending habits 'a mess'


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NO BASADA EN EL HECHO.
IT'S BEEN RUN
EL AYUNTAMIENTO TENDRá VOZ Y
POORLY FOR
VOTO CON LA MAYOR PROBABILIDAD.
DECADES.
AND NOW ONE
NEW MEXICO
COUNTY'S
FINANCIAL BOOKS
ARE SO TANGLED
AND UNCLEAR,
THEY MAY AS
Y AHORA UN CONDADO DE NEW
WELL BE WRITTEN
MEXICO ES LIBROS FINANCIEROS
IN GREEK.
SON TAN ENREDADOS Y CONFUSOS,
NEWS 13'S KIM
HOLLAND DIGS
ELLOS PUEDEN SER TAMBIéN
INTO THE
ESCRITOS EN GRIEGO.
PROBLEM IN
TONIGHT'S ON
SPECIAL
ASSIGNMENT.
THIS OLD
EXPLORER HAS
BEEN SITTING IN A
ESTE VIEJO EXPLORADOR TIENE
DUSTY LOT FOR
WHO KNOWS HOW
LONG.
COBWEBS HAVE
BUILT UP ON
THESE TWO
SHERIFF'S
VEHICLES.
TAXPAYERS ARE
FORKING OUT A
LOT OF
INSURANCE
MONEY TO KEEP
THEM HERE.
AND THEY'RE NOT
THE ONLY
INOPERABLE
LOS CONTRIBUYENTES AFLOJAN
MUCHO DINERO DE SEGUROS PARA
VEHICLES BEING
GUARDARLOS AQUí.
INSURED.
VALENCIA
COUNTY IS
Y ELLOS NO SON LOS úNICOS
VEHíCULOS INOPERABLES
ASEGURADOS.
ACTUALLY PAYING
TO INSURE 22
VEHICLES THAT
ARE JUNK, NOT
RUNNING OR
SIMPLY NOT USED.
mary: paying
insurance on cars that
aren't running doesn't
make sense at all.
Kim: But that's just the
KIM.
tip of the iceberg in
Valencia County. For
decades managers
PERO ES SóLO LOS CONSEJOS DEL
ICEBERG EN VALENCIA COUNTY.
have blown money
with almost no checks
and balances...
Spending is out of
DURANTE DéCADAS LOS GERENTES
control.. And
HAN HECHO VOLAR EL DINERO CON
CASI NINGUNOS CHEQUEOS Y
EQUILIBRIOS.
taxpayers are footing
LOS GASTOS ESTáN FUERA DE
CONTROL.
big bills for out-of-date
equipment.
nat of old printer
TAKE FOR
EXAMPLE THIS
1991 GREEN BAR
PRINTER.
nat: this is the
NAT: ESTO ES EL
dinosaur
IT DOMINATED
THE EARLY
COMPUTER AGE.
21 YEARS LATER,
FOUR OF THESE
OUTDATED
DINOSAURIO ESTO DOMINó LA EDAD
PRINTERS STILL
DE COMPUTADORA TEMPRANA.
REMAIN IN COUNTY
OFFICES.
AND GET THIS,
VALENCIA COUNTY
PAYS A COMPANY
21 AñOS MáS TARDE, 4 DE ESTAS
76-HUNDRED
IMPRESORAS ANTICUADAS TODAVíA
PERMANECEN EN OFICINAS DE
DOLLARS A YEAR
CONDADO.
TO MAINTAIN
THEM.
OVER TWO
DECADES, THAT
MEANS THE
COUNTY'S PAID
160-THOUSAND
DOLLARS TO KEEP
THESE RELICS
WORKING.
MáS DE 2 DéCADAS, QUE SIGNIFICA
EL CONDADO SON PAGADAS 160 MIL
DóLARES PARA GUARDAR ESTE
mary: laugh frustration
FUNCIONAMIENTO DE RELIQUIAS.
is not the word.
COUNTY
COMMISSIONER
MARY ANDERSEN
MARY: LA FRUSTRACIóN DE RISA NO
ES LA PALABRA.
...
Mary:... it's an
astounding thing to
me.
... SAYS PREVIOUS
MANAGERS HAVE
MADE A MESS OF
THE COUNTY'S
BOOKS.
THE CURRENT
DICE QUE LOS GERENTES
ANTERIORES HAN HECHO UN LíO DE
COUNTY
MANAGER, BRUCE
LOS LIBROS DEL CONDADO.
SWINGLE AGREES.
EL GERENTE DE CONDADO
Bruce: This is, we're a
CORRIENTE, BRUCE SWINGLE ESTá
DE ACUERDO.
mess, the county's a
mess, it's been a
mess.
THE COUNTY HAS
EIGHT CREDIT
CARDS FOR
PLACES LIKE
WAL-MART ...
HOME DEPOT...
STAPLES...
SEARS... AND
EL CONDADO TIENE 8 TARJETAS DE
CRéDITO PARA SITIOS COMO
WAL-MART.
BANK OF THE
HOME DEPOT.
WEST.
STAPLES.
SEARS.
BECAUSE SO
Y BANCO DEL OESTE.
MANY EMPLOYEES
HAD THE CARD
NUMBERS... IT WAS
HARD TO TRACK
PORQUE TANTOS EMPLEADOS TENíAN
LOS NúMEROS DE TARJETA.
DOWN WHO SPENT
WHAT.
ABOUT EIGHT
YEARS AGO A
CREDIT CARD
EVEN WENT
MISSING.
LAST YEAR THE
HACE APROXIMADAMENTE 8 AñOS UNA
COUNTY PUT 100-
THOUSAND
TARJETA DE CRéDITO HASTA FUE
FALLANDO.
DOLLARS ON
CREDIT CARDS.
EL AñO PASADO EL CONDADO PUSO
$100 1000 SOBRE NAIPES DE
Bruce: right now that's
CRéDITO.
down to probably
under 10-thousand
dollars for the first
quarter of the year
THE REASON, THE
COUNTY MANAGER
IMPLEMENTED
CARDS ASSIGNED
BRUCE: AHORA QUE ES DOWN A
PROBABLEMENTE MENOS DE 10 MIL
DóLARES DURANTE EL PRIMER
CUARTO DEL AñO LA RAZóN,
EL GERENTE DE CONDADO PUSO EN
TO SPECIFIC
EMPLOYEES.
PRáCTICA NAIPES ADJUDICADOS
SWINGLE TOOK
OVER SIX MONTHS
AGO, AND HE SAYS
HE HAS BEEN
CLEANING UP ONE
PROBLEM AFTER
ANOTHER.
Kim: how did Valencia
County get into this
mess? Bruce: decades
of neglect.
KIM: 3CóMO ENTRó VALENCIA
THE ANCIENT
COUNTY EN ESTE LíO?
PRINTERS WILL BE
BRUCE: DéCADAS DE ABANDONO.
HISTORY IN A
MATTER OF
WEEKS.
AS FOR THE
FLEET: 22
VEHICLES WILL
SOON BE GONE
AND THE
INSURANCE ON
THEM CANCELED.
EMPLOYEES WILL
BE ISSUED
SPECIFIC CREDIT
EN CUANTO A LA FLOTA: 22
VEHíCULOS SE IRáN PRONTO Y EL
CARDS TO BETTER
SEGURO DE ELLOS CANCELADO.
TRACK SPENDING.
BUT SWINGLE
SAYS MORE
FINANCIAL ISSUES
LOS EMPLEADOS SERáN PUBLICADOS
CONTINUE TO
TARJETAS DE CRéDITO
ARISE.
ESPECíFICAS PARA RASTREAR
MEJOR GASTOS.
bruce: some type of
PERO SWINGLE DICE QUE MáS
CUESTIONES FINANCIERAS SIGUEN
LEVANTáNDOSE.
impropriety or neglect
surfaces and we find
we owe money for
different expenses that
we hadn't anticipated.
COMMISSIONER
BRUCE: ALGúN TIPO DE
IMPROPIEDAD O ABANDONO EMERGE
Y ENCONTRAMOS QUE DEBEMOS EL
DINERO GASTOS DIFERENTES ESTO
MARY ANDERSON
NO HABíAMOS ESPERADO.
HAS HAD ENOUGH
AND PLANS TO
GIVE UP HER SEAT
IN 2014.
BUT SHE SAYS
WITH THE NEW
EXECUTIVE STAFF,
ANDERSON DE EL COMISIONADO MARY
HA TENIDO SUFICIENTE Y PLANEA
VALENCIA
COUNTY'S
RENDIR SU ASIENTO EN 2014
FINANCES WILL
IMPROVE.
We'll be alright, it will
be alright.
KIM HOLLAND
KRQE NEWS 13.
NEWS 13 DE KRQE DE KIM
HOLLAND
THE COUNTY
MANAGER IS
REVIEWING EVERY
DEPARTMENT'S
BUDGET TO
FIGURE OUT IF
THERE IS WASTE
AND WHERE IT IS
GOING.
ADLIB TOSS TO
WEATHER