Gov. Kate Brown has appointed a financial oversight team and will hire an independent contractor to address a cash flow crisis caused by the Oregon Department of Forestry’s failure to promptly bill and collect money it is owed for wildfire costs.
The 13-member team, chaired by the governor’s chief of staff, is tasked with identifying the structural changes needed to expedite and standardize how the agency processes financial transactions related to wildfires.
– PUB DATE: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Portland Oregonian, Hillsboro Argus, Oregon Live.com
Source: SEAFC National Fire News