The City of Lawrence opens a solid waste landfill in

The City of Lawrence opens a solid waste landfill in 2017 that is at 54 percent of capacity on December 31, 2017. The city had initially anticipated closure costs of $2 million but later that year decided that closure costs would actually be $2.4 million. None of these costs will be incurred until 2021 when the landfill is scheduled to be closed.

a. What will appear on the government-wide financial statements for this landfill for the year ended December 31, 2017?

b. Assuming that the landfill is recorded within the general fund, what will appear on the fund financial statements for this landfill for the year ended December 31, 2017?

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