Audit and Finance concerns audit reports, matters related to the city auditor, the city clerk, internal services, bond oversight, purchasing and contract audits, taxation, financial policy, government performance, bonds and City debt, bond-funded programs, retirement systems, employee benefits, banking and investment policies, performance metrics and reporting, budget matters, affordability, and related matters. The City’s Audit and Finance Committee shall also have oversight of the City’s boards and commissions.
In our first year under the new 10-1 form of government, your Austin City Council set high goals for what we could accomplish in the first year. We are proud to have made real progress toward improving Austin for everyone. We’re looking forward to an even more productive 2016.
AUG 24, 2015 – The Austin City Council is considering major reforms to the city’s loophole-ridden and poorly enforced lobbying regulations. Austin’s four-decade-old lobbying law requires lobbyists to register at City Hall and disclose who their clients are…. Full story Austin American-Statesman
AUG 24, 2015 – A year ago, during the thick of the City Council campaign season, some Austin voters received mysterious phone calls telling them not to vote for then-mayoral candidate Steve Adler. The callers described Adler, …. Full story Austin American-Statesman