Reports to an ethics hotline Shawnee County maintains have brought attention to policies, procedures and other issues that needed to be addressed, and probably wouldn’t have been without it, county commissioners were told Thursday.
The county has updated some policies as a direct result of the reports it’s received, commissioners Kevin Cook, Shelly Buhler and Bob Archer heard from the county’s internal auditor, Andrea Forbes.
Reports to the hotline have also alerted the county to issues that supervisors have addressed through additional training or staff meetings, she said.
Shawnee County established the service effective Oct. 1, 2015. It has since received 18 reports from people who have either called the hotline or gone to its website, according to Forbes.
The county has investigated and...Read More