How to handle the Seperation of Duties from the remedies offered in the 2014 State Audit & the 2016 State Audit.
How is the next City Council & Mayor going to handle and create a policy for the Seperation of Duties remedy stated in the 2014 State Audit that the current Council & Mayor agreed to and was accepted by the State?
This is a big question for the next Council & Mayor! This type of oversight issues determines the credibility of the City as a whole!!!!!
6. Within fifteen days following a regular or special meeting of
the council, the clerk shall cause the minutes of the proceedings of
the council, including the total expenditure from each city fund, to
be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the city. The
publication shall include a list of all claims allowed and a summary
Reconciliation of Utility Billings, Collection and Delinquent Accounts in the (Internal Contol Deffiencies: Section D) of the 2014 State Audit for the City of Lorimor
(D) Reconciliation of Utility Billings, Collections and Delinquent Accounts – Utility billings, collections and delinquent accounts were not reconciled throughout the year. In addition, the City does not have a written policy pertaining to write-offs of delinquent utility accounts or in assessing late fees. Also, adjustments to accounts were not approved or supported. Pre-numbered receipts are not issued for all utility collections not accompanied by a prenumbered utility stub.
66.1A REMOVAL BY COURT. Any appointive or elective officer, except such as may be removed only by impeachment, holding any public office in the state or in any division or municipality thereof, may be removed from office by the district court for any of the following reasons: 1. For willful or habitual neglect or refusal to perform the dut
380.4 MAJORITY REQUIREMENT -- TIE VOTE -- CONFLICTS
Passage of an ordinance, amendment, or resolution requires a
majority vote of all of the members of the council, except when the
mayor may vote to break a tie vote in a city with an even number of
council members, as provided in section 372.4. Passage of a motion
380.7 CITY CLERK.
The city clerk shall:
1. Promptly record each measure.
2. Record a statement with the measure, where applicable,
indicating whether the mayor signed, vetoed, or took no action on the
measure, and whether the measure was repassed after the mayor's veto.