Daily Archives: December 8, 2008

City finances need more council oversight, state auditors say

The city’s first tarnished state audit in five years could lead to stronger financial oversight from the City Council.

In a presentation to the city officials on Monday morning, auditors noted the city’s 2007 budget operations revealed a “major weakness” in the methods city staff used to transfer and document funds.

“Your internal controls need to be fixed,” said regional audit manager George Amburn.

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