County officials are looking to hire a consultant to oversee the final stages of a budgeted $373,171 computer software conversion.
County Auditor-Controller Doug Newland will discuss the conversion at the board's meeting Tuesday and ask the Board of Supervisors to hire Prime Tech Inc. of Fountain Valley to oversee the rest of the project.
The cost of the new accounting system by Sungard Bi-Tech of Chico has stayed within the budget, but another $46,116 was spent on unexpected hardware and software upgrades, Newland said.
The board scheduled a public hearing for 11 a.m. to get input on using more flexible loan terms and amounts for housing rehabilitation Community Development Block Grants. The proposed changes would allow grants to cover state-mandated wages for those working with grant money.