Shakopee Derby Days cancelled for 2016 amid review over finances

February 23, 2016 - Picnic Time

A renouned summer jubilee in Shakopee has been called off for 2016 as military have non-stop an review into a finances of a classification that runs Derby Days, city officials said.

The Derby Days’ house of directors reliable in a Facebook post that a annual jubilee customarily hold in early Aug in Huber Park won’t go on this year, though a wish is to move a festival behind in 2017.

“We are holding time to exercise new policies and procedures that embody new inner controls to assistance conduct a classification with a top turn of integrity,” a posting said. “We truly trust Derby Days is critical to a village and we wish to offer a best probable knowledge for everybody concerned now and in years to come.”

Derby Days is run by an eccentric nonprofit classification called Shakopee Derby Days, Inc. The city does not unite a event, though has helped with setup assistance.

Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate pronounced an “investigation is holding place” though declined share additional sum about it.

On Monday, a city pronounced it schooled about a review and released a matter observant it would not criticism until a review is complete.

Racers competed during Shakopee Derby Days in 2014. A village cruise competence beorganized to reinstate a eventuality this year.