DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors has announced that the Town Hall Public Meeting to review the findings of the recent forensic audit has been postponed due to the need for additional review of the audit and to undertake the necessary legal redactions.
They have provided the following statement to provide additional information about the postponement:
THURSDAY PM AUDIT TOWN HALL MEETING POSTPONED
Need For Additional Review & Legal Redaction Leads To Delay
“Due to legal concerns arising as a result of receiving an unredacted audit report which contains personal information contained in the financial audit (CC#’s, addresses, SS #’s, etc.), the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation has postponed the Town Hall Meeting scheduled for this evening. Once all personal information has been redacted and the audit receives approval to be distributed publically by the attorneys for the EDC’s and the City of DeSoto, a new public meeting will be scheduled.”
The preliminary auditors’ presentations to the EDC Board and the City Council are available for public viewing on the City’s website:
December 16, 2019 DEDC Board Meeting:
January 7, 2020 City Council Work Session: