Statements from Mayor and City Manager Regarding JLAC Audit

The City of Gainesville has been made aware that members of our local legislative delegation intend to ask the Joint Legislative Auditing Committee (JLAC) to conduct a comprehensive audit of our operational practices and managerial oversight tomorrow. Attached please find official statements from both Mayor Lauren Poe and City Manager Lee Feldman with regard to their respective positions on this matter and the city’s continued confidence in our financial operations. These statements were sent yesterday to members of the commission, Charter Officers and members of the executive leadership team. It should be noted that both the Mayor and City Manager wish to voice disappointment in the attempted bypass of notice.