In the November 22, 2017, issue of the Eugene Weekly, reporter Max Thornberry writes:
The Eugene City Council delayed on a motion to create an appointed independent office of the city auditor after a Monday, Nov. 20, work session that also included a presentation by the mayor’s performance auditor study group.
Measure 20-283 will appear on the May 2018 ballot for voters to decide whether they want an elected city auditor. The City Council, though, could vote to put a competing measure before the voters for an appointed auditor. The proposed measure would institute an auditor who focuses on both finances and performance.
At the work session, nearly every councilor asked a second round of questions, but the council didn’t reach any conclusion. Councilors will hold another work session before their winter break to decide how to move forward. …