Aspermont officials take oath and review good financial audit

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Council members Jackie Bingham (R) and Matt Frazier (L) are sworn into office by Aspermont City Secretary Tammy Gentry. Councilman Chris Lipham (seated) received unanimous votes to retain his appointment as Mayor Pro-tem in the council’s first official action after the May Election.

Although the City of Aspermont canceled its May Election as incumbents ran unopposed, councilmembers officially took their oaths of office to keep their seats for another few years. The city’s CPA and financial auditor was also present during the late May meeting, presenting a clean annual report and reviewing the city’s solid finances. Council members Jackie Bingham and Matt Frazier each ran unopposed during the City of Aspermont’s 2020 Election, nevertheless, to make their council position official, each took their oaths during the council’s May meeting. In the council’s first official action of the new election cycle, Councilman Chris Lipham received unanimous votes to retain his position as Mayor Pro-tem.

Also present during the meeting was, Stacy McGee with Roberts & McGee, CPA, who reviewed the 2018 – 2019 annual financial report. She warned the council that while it was a clean audit with no modifications, this year’s report was also rather boring, as there was nothing in the report she felt needed to be brought to the forefront of the Council’s attention.

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