A document offering a summary of some county budgets effective July 2012 shows a "write-off reconciliation variance" for the $147,024.
So what did Jeffrey do?
He essentially erased the negative balance from the books by approving the write-off so all funds could even out.
But don't call it a write-off, Jeffrey said.
"A write-off is the adjusting of the numbers to get it to where the balance should be," Jeffrey said. "It's a misnomer saying 'we are throwing it away.'"
Get Saturday's Register to find out how bad math added up to $147,024.