Monarch Fire Protection District http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Monarch Fire District making improvements, Mo. Auditor's follow-up finds http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/monarch-fire-district-making-improvements-mo-auditors-follow-finds <p>The <a href="http://auditor.mo.gov/">State Auditor&rsquo;s Office</a> is pleased overall with efforts by the <a href="http://www.monarchfpd.org/index.php">Monarch Fire Protection District </a>in Chesterfield to implement changes recommended in a recent audit.</p><p>In February,&nbsp;<a href="http://auditor.mo.gov/AboutUs/Auditor.aspx">Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich</a> (R) gave the Monarch Fire District a &ldquo;C,&rdquo; in part for its early retirement incentives package that violated the State Constitution.&nbsp; Spokesman for the Auditor&rsquo;s office, Spence Jackson, says their recommendations there have yet to be implemented.</p><p>&ldquo;They told us that that&rsquo;s not something that they&rsquo;re going to have to deal with again for another couple of years,&quot;&nbsp;Jackson said.&nbsp; &quot;But they did indicate that they would apply more due diligence with how future retirement incentives are handled, and we&rsquo;re pleased with that.&rdquo; Tue, 26 Jun 2012 21:45:51 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3991 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Monarch Fire District making improvements, Mo. Auditor's follow-up finds Gov. Nixon orders audit of Monarch Fire Protection District http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gov-nixon-orders-audit-monarch-fire-protection-district <p>The <a href="http://www.monarchfpd.org/index.php?module=ContentExpress&amp;func=display&amp;ceid=81">Monarch Fire Protection District</a>, in West St. Louis County, should expect to be audited later this year after <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/">Gov. Jay Nixon</a> ordered the <a href="http://www.auditor.mo.gov/news/20110112lt.htm">State Auditor&rsquo;s Office</a> to perform an audit of the fire district. The governor gave the order after reviewing allegations against the fire district sent by the State Auditor&rsquo;s Office. Thu, 24 Feb 2011 19:43:01 +0000 Ettie Berneking 603 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Gov. Nixon orders audit of Monarch Fire Protection District