FEBRUARY 10, 2003


Convened: 5:33 p.m.

Adjourned: 6:55 p.m.


Present were:††††† Chairperson Councillor Joseph M. Petty

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Stephen T. Patton


Also:†††††††††† ††††††††† City Treasurer and Collector of Taxes Thomas Zidelis

†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† City Auditor James A. DelSignore

†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† City Treasurerís Staffperson Michael Conrad

†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk


1.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to Forensic Investigation at Treasurer's Office.

††††††††† #71CCJanuary 7, 2003

The forensic auditor, Karen M. Roberts of Melanson, Heath Inc. appeared and spoke concerning this communication. N. Brock Romano and David R. Gagnon of KPMG also appeared and commented.


Recommend File


Chairmanís Order request the City Auditor recommend to the City Council how we might proceed in future years with implementing a series of internal audits.


Chairmanís Order request the City Treasurer establish a policy whereby an entry is flagged whenever a payment is requested to be made to any city employees.


Chairmanís Order request the City Treasurer report to the City Council whether and when the city might more comprehensively utilize electronic fund transfer tools, and whether instituting this as a new standard will incur any costs not already budgeted.