If city hall is going to buy stuff, they should use it, right? A survey of taxpayer-funded purchases more turned up some interesting results, City Controller Wendy Greuel has found. In her latest audit, which will be released later today, she finds that many purchased items are misplaced or have gone completely missing, according to a sneak peek of the report.
In a request to locate 254 items, 115 (45%) were not found where they should have been. Thankfully, 56 of them were eventually found, but in the wrong location. However, 59 items, totaling $938,000, remain a mystery.
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