Motown says it 'jumped the gun,' that check not properly authorized
By Rich Bauer, Managing Editor
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 12:00 am
When Kenneth Bardwell brought a large contingent to town on Dec. 7, he pointed out to a large audience at the Vandalia City Council meeting that he had brought with him a reimbursement check for a traffic study the city had performed. Four days later, city officials learned that the check was no good.
And while the bank stamp indicated that the $17,500 check was returned for insufficient funds, Bardwell’s group and city officials say that it was rejected because it lacked proper authorization.
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