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Forensic audit of CARD's 2011 finances shows loose spending, lax oversight

Ann Maher Oct. 23, 2015, 2:54pm

Area leaders who are trying to convince voters to dissolve the financially distressed Collinsville Area Recreation District (CARD) can point to a recently released report that helps explain why the district is in such bad shape. A forensic audit of CARD's 2011 finances conducted in 2012, reveals loose spending practices and lax oversight in a district that faces $45 million in long term debt.