Among the findings in Marshall County’s Fiscal Year 2018 audit approved last week was a possible conflict of interest between the county and Thompson True Value hardware store.

The store is owned by Marshall County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Dave Thompson.

Elizabeth Miller of Bowman and Miller P.C., the firm that conducted the audit, said she is not concerned with the finding. The audit shows the county spent $2,736 at the store, higher than the $1,500 permissible in the Iowa Code.

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