In the November 19, 2017, issue of the Register-Guard, reporter Christian Hill writes:
Eugene city councilors on Monday night will discuss their response to a measure creating the office of an elected independent city auditor that voters will decide on in May.
Under the city code, councilors must consider the measure, backed by the group City Accountability, after it qualified for the ballot last month. They can take one of several steps.
City councilors could decide to support or oppose Measure 20-283, which is an amendment to the city charter; take no stance; or place a competing measure on the same ballot.
At the same meeting, city councilors will hear information from a group that Mayor Lucy Vinis convened to study how performance auditors operate in other cities. …