A passion for literature led him to open a bookstore; a love of design led to a life upholstering fine furniture; and love for his wife led him to post campaign signs all over the city helping her become City Auditor.
Janet Napolitano is under fire for findings in the recent performance audit of her President’s Office. Maybe UC should take a leaf out of Berkeley’s auditing practices?
Maybe the headline should be “man bites dog” but there’s a bit of good news on council’s Tuesday agenda: a vast improvement in timely approval of contracts. Our performance audit “Most Contracts Executed Timely but Contract Project Managers Could Use Better Tools and Guidance” tells the story. The bigger story here, to me, is the […]
How come my street isn’t getting fixed? Since Berkeley’s Five-Year Street paving plan came to Council November 18 (item 39), a lot of people have asked “how come my block isn’t on the list? It’s in major disrepair.” The answer is in our 2011 Streets audit; we provided a road map for getting the most […]