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Comptroller Recommends Update

County Reviews Written Credit Card Policy

Posted: April 24, 2013 at 5 a.m.

A small problem with some of the 67 credit cards available to Benton County elected officials and employees has prompted a look at a written policy for use of the cards.

At A Glance

Credit Card Controls

Credit cards issued to Benton County elected officials and employees are limited in their use, and the county is taking steps to ensure those rules are observed. Sarah Daniels, comptroller, said the county is working with the banks that issue credit cards to have merchant code information added to the accounts. When anyone attempts to use a county credit card in a type of business or for a specific purchase that's not authorized, the transaction will be blocked.

Source: Staff Report

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