WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. — Seminole County leaders want to know if the city of Winter Springs misspent millions of tax payer dollars.
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The state recently launched an operational audit of the city’s finances after complaints from residents.
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Now, the county wants to look at how the city spent $19 million in penny tax money that is supposed to go to infrastructure improvements.
A bridge on Northern Way that recently reopened after it failed during Hurricane Ian is one of the projects the county gave $1 million in penny tax to. Commissioners want to make sure the city used the money for that purpose.
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