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Director of Financial Services Dave Russek, City Controller
Bill Ackerman and the City’s Financial Services Department
are not usually in the limelight, not as visible as other
departments such as police, fire, parks and public works.
So they have come to relish the time almost each year
when auditors deliver their report about the City’s financial
practices. For the last 11 consecutive years, that audit report
has included no reportable problems with the City’s fiscal
management. And this year’s clean report was especially
gratifying, as the City switched to a new external auditor
– McGladrey and Pullen – after 29 years.
“They looked a lot closer on their first exam to make sure
internal controls are tight,” Russek said.
The Fiscal Year 2006 clean audit report means that the City
is looked upon as a place for healthy business investment
opportunities and also contributes to the City’s AAA credit
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bond rating. Ackerman said this rating allows the City to
borrow money at low rates.
“All of that savings is passed on to our customers, the
taxpayers,” Russek added.
For example, prudent financial