Tomorrow night (April 4, 2011), in Bellingham at the Garden Room (see News page for directions), 6-9 PM, the Ferry Task Force will present information about ‘all things accounting’ related to the ferry.
This is a session to attend if you’ve ever asked yourself or heard others ask, “Why are docks now under operations rather than capital equipment?” or “How come administrative costs jumped so hugely a few years ago?” or “How reasonable are Whatcom County’s ferry expenses compared to the Guemes or other comparable ferries?” and (the long-time rumor), “Aren’t the county’s ferry expenses way too high or even being padded somehow?”
Here’s our chance to become informed rather than continuing to wander the crazy labyrinths of rumor, supposition and ignorance we’ve been lost in for so long.
Pat Dunn’s report should prove enlightening. She’s a CPA and very experienced with transportation systems and accounting issues. She, along with Diane Harper, have done a huge amount of work trying to figure this out. Hope you’ll come hear the report. Numbers may seem dull, but they count!