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Sno-Isle Libraries of Island County receives praise

Sno-Isle Libraries Administrative Services Director Arch Fonken gets a congratulatory handshake from Board of Trustees Vice President Jacquelyn DeFazio. - Photo courtesy of Deborah Tahara
Sno-Isle Libraries Administrative Services Director Arch Fonken gets a congratulatory handshake from Board of Trustees Vice President Jacquelyn DeFazio.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Deborah Tahara

Sno-Isle Libraries has earned praised for its 25th straight problem-free audit from the state.

The Washington State Auditor has said the library system has once again gotten a clean bill of financial health. The just-released audit covered the year 2009.

Library officials said the achievement reflects one of Sno-Isle Libraries’ guiding principles: to be a responsible steward of public funds.

The congratulatory letter from State Auditor Brian Sonntag states, “This accomplishment reflects the dedication of the [Sno-Isle Libraries] board and the staff to strong oversight of operations, good internal controls, and accurate financial reporting … Our office views its relationship with the [library] district as a model for other entities in our state.”

The state auditor recognized Library Director Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory, Administrative Services Director Arch Fonken and Accounting Supervisor Geoff Chadd for their contributions to the audit process and favorable results.

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