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Township should 'welcome a forensic audit to clear the
to the editor,
I personally think it is well past time for a forensic audit
of the books in Adjala Tosorontio.
My husband and I have been questioning various aspects of the
Township's spending habits for the past year, through meetings with the
Mayor, CAO, and Treasurer, letters to the press, and deputations at
council, with no satisfaction.
The OPP investigation just brought up more questions and concerns, ie:
what are the 13 other questionable remuneration enhancements found by
the police and yet to be addressed by council? And the recent special
council meeting with the Township's Auditor simply brought to light
that his audit wasn't concerned with any single transaction under the
amount of $180,000. Therefore we still have more questions than answers
and it seems to me that every time a financial issue is looked into in
this Township there are lingering questions and/or no paper trail to
help account for discrepancies.
Mayor Small-Brett is always speaking so eloquently about her promise of
transparency and accountability. Well then, she and her council and
senior staff, as well as we taxpayers, should all welcome a forensic
audit to clear the air of allegations of wrong doing, if there are