Audit to look deeper into spending of Winter Springs’ infrastructure improvement funds

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. — Seminole County leaders want to know if the city of Winter Springs misspent millions of tax payer dollars.


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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Jeff Levkulich

Jeff Levkulich, WFTV.com

Jeff Levkulich joined the Eyewitness News team as a reporter in June 2015.

Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

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