Sun. 3:27pm: Liberty says recovery continues

Despite a report by the State Auditor’s Office calling into question the ability of the township to maintain itself, officials say recent efforts have already fixed many of the problems cited.

Administrator Pat Ungaro called the report an “exaggeration,” pointing out that the current trustees were not even in office during the years audited by the state, fiscal years 2010 and 2011.

“We had $800,000 in bank debt at one time,” Ungaro said. “When these trustees came in, they cleaned up all of that debt. Every fund is in the black now because of downsizing and other things.”

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