City to seek third-party audit of contract

A swell of controversy was sedated Monday evening when council passed a motion indicating it will seek an independent third party auditor to prepare a report relating to the alleged illegality of the city’s contracts with Tanalee Hesse.

Pitching the motion, Joy Thorkelson expressed a desire for information on the seriousness of the infractions, who is ultimately responsible and what council will be required to do to rectify the situation, to which Pond added that the intent would be to have answers for the entire community “at all speed”. … 57689.html