Saturday, March 25, 2017

No council decision on trailer lawsuit

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
After going into executive session for nearly an hour at Tuesday night’s Bisbee City Council meeting to discuss a special action lawsuit against the City Board of Adjustment regarding the trailers at 205 Douglas St., the council voted to table the agenda item.
After coming out of executive session, Bisbee Mayor David Smith moved to table the agenda item regarding a special action filed by 23 Bisbee residents against the City Board of Adjustment concerning trailers at 205 Douglas St. until the next regular session of the Bisbee City Council. After voting to table the item, Bisbee City Attorney Britt Hanson exp full story (e-subscribers only)

City credit card and travel policies created

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The City of Bisbee auditors Fester & Chapman recently advised the city to implement a policy for city credit card use and a travel policy including credit card use since there was no current policy in place.
The city’s new credit card use policy will now hold city employee cardholders more responsible for purchases made on the credit card bearing their name. 
Employees will now be responsible to provide itemized receipts identifying vendors’ names. Cardholding employees will now be required to list the purpose of trips charged to credit cards and provide all receipts related to the travel and must also remit full story (e-subscribers only)

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