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Keep City Auditor links on City of Palo Alto Website

Original post made by Resident on Feb 8, 2008


Will the following links to pages on the City web site continue to be available to the public when the new city auditor has been hired?

1) Service Efforts and Accomplishments Report: Web Link

2) Development Center web site: Web Link

3) City Budget: www.cityofpaloalto.org/administrative-services/fin-budget.html

If the new auditor makes significant changes, will the public be informed? It's possible to improve upon Sharon Erickson's work, everyone's work can be improved upon, but I want to know what changes will be made and why. I support civic engagement.

Comments (2)

Posted by Adam, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Feb 9, 2008 at 5:40 pm

One of the 4 priorities set at the recent City Council retreat was Civic Engagement. Maintaining the S E & A effort of Sharon Erickson is a must to achieve this. Continuing the other web sites is equally important.

The easier it is for citizens to find out what is happening in this city the more engaged they will be - and more likely to criticize or commend more intelligently.

Yes. I think some contributions by posters on these blogs show ignorance of background on events. More knowledge equals more worthwhile comments.


Posted by Joanna, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:26 pm

Trivia:

Q: What city has a dysfunctional site that cost $500,000.00?

A: Palo Alto

Please say it aloud... five hundred thousand dollars. For a website. Working or not.


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