Since when? There has been a audit committee for years that monitors the bills. They are the end all for approval not the entire council.The bills are approved / disapproved by the Finance Committee - there is no "Audit Committee." The "Auditing of the bills..." is done by the "FINANCE COMMITTEE" at 6:30 PM the night of the meeting. The Finance Committee decides whether or not to send the bills to the entire council for approval / vote. The council then votes to pay the bills or not. I do not know of any occassion when a bill was not approved to be paid.
The finance committee handles the contracts not the bills.
Read the city charter.Did someone make a motion to dissolve the audit committee and it was voted on by the council?