Monday, December 3, 2012
Patch was able to scan a copy of the 2011 Fall On the Green audit. Read the much anticipated report and tell us what you think.
Oak Lawn Trustee Bob Streit (Dist. 3) generously provided Patch with his hard copy of the 2011 Fall On the Green audit. There are a few handwritten notes on the pdf, which we provide here. Subscribe to the Oak Lawn Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts. The forensic audit was compiled by auditing firm Baker, Tilly, Virchow, Krause LLP, of Oak Brook. Streit read excerpts from the audit at the Oak Lawn Village Board meeting on Nov. 27. Read the full story, 'Fall On the Green Audit Calls for Tighter Controls of Special Events'
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Audit of 2011 Fall On the Green fest turns up minor financial variances, recommends better record-keeping to village.
There were fewer smoking guns and more signs of a village board coming apart at the seams with the unveiling of the long-awaited 2011 Fall On the Green audit. Sign up for the Oak Lawn Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts. The auditors, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP, turned up "minor financial irregularities" caused mainly by the village’s own lack of written procedures and policies for managing village-sponsored special events. The Oak Lawn Village Board voted to pursue a forensic audit last summer after the mayor tapped Bob Streit (Dist. 3) to take over as the special events committee liaison from fellow trustee Tom Phelan (Dist. 6), who had held the position for seven years. The cost to do the audit was $13,500, and an additional…
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Village Treasurer Jim McGovern says Trustee Bob Streit "mislead the public by misstating facts" of alleged ethical conflict with Fall On the Green audit.