The Haakon County Commissioners held a special meeting on Thursday, September 21.
They were apprised of the state's audit report on the Haakon County bookkeeping for 2005. The commissioners also set the proposed 2007 county budget.
Dave Schlosser of the State Auditing Department found two violations in the 2005 accounts.
The first written notice was, "The unreserved, undesignated fund balance of the General Fund exceeded the maximum allowed by South Dakota Codified Laws by approximately $172,000 as of December 31, 2005 resulting in unnecessary taxation.