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County public works department to be audited

The performance of the Carroll County Department of Public Works will be audited over the next few months in an effort to identify improvements and efficiencies that can be made to the county's largest department. Representatives from the EA Engineering, Science and Technology consulting firm met with the Carroll County Board of Commissioners last week to discuss the goals and expectations of the performance audit. The audit, which cost the county $100,000, will be completed in December or January. The department of public works, which is made up of seven bureaus with a total of more than 250 employees, volunteered for the performance audit. Department representatives have said that...