Oklahoma fairgrounds director disputes audit findings
November 17, 2017
DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — A fairgrounds official in southern Oklahoma collected more than $15,000 in unauthorized pay and gave unapproved discounts to select vendors, according to a state audit.
Stephens County Fairgrounds Director Mike Anderson received full compensation for working "less than his hourly full-time status allows," the report states.
The audit concluded that Anderson was hired to work a 40-hour work week, but possibly misled personnel from the fairgrounds, the county and other officials on the terms of his contract. The state reviewed Anderson's time sheets that showed a salary...