UDP Mayor John August and the San Ignacio Town Council have been taken to court for withholding Social security fees from workers and not paying it to the social security Board for a period of three years.
A summons was issued to the San Ignacio town Board to appear in the San Ignacio court on the 7th August, 2014 in an action brought against them by the Social Security Board. Social Security Board is claiming $ 97,910.90 with an additional $39,602.80 in interest payments. Added to that is a court fee of $4.00 all to a total of $137,517.70.
The case is expected to go back to court on October 30th, 2014.
No financial controller has since been appointed to the San Ignacio Town Board.