Included in the state Department of Community and Economic Development's fiscal monitoring report provided to the Times Observer on Monday is an itemized breakdown of funds spent by GRO-Warren from the $500,000 grant.
The amounts included in the report total $504,057.
The following items were "not allowable expenditures per DCED's contract with the City of Warren," either because they were in violation of the contract or sufficient information was unavailable to determine whether they would be allowable:
$30,000 that was kept by GRO-Warren. "At this time, DCED is unsure why GRO-Warren kept $30,000," the report stated.
$45,000 that was kept by GRO-Warren. "At this time, we are unsure why GRO-Warren kept $45,000 of the loan in its bank account. We were told by the City Manager this was for administrative expenditures for GRO-Warren and was not authorized by the City of Warren."
$115,434 paid to the City of Warren Redevelopment Authority, Northwest Savings Bank and Christine Cheronis "for the purchase of the property at 225-227 Liberty Street."
$73,085 to Inscale Architects for design of the ACA building project.
$800 to Lynn Eckman.
$805 to the Times Observer "for what appear to be bid advertisements."
$2,003 to All Sounds Media.
$162,737 to Northwest Services Co. "for removal of overhead wires at a Convention Center."
$8,512 to the Warren County Tax Office. "Taxes were not an eligible expenditure," the report stated.
$500 to Boonies International.
$41,000 to OILTA-Legal Services.
$20 as a "service charge for a wire transfer."
$10,536 in payments to utility companies.
$169 to the Register of Recorder.
$1,456 to Erie Insurance. "Insurance was not an eligible expenditure," the report stated.
A payment of $12,000 to Eriez Construction was "allowable per DCED's contract with the City of Warren."