Donaldsonville City Council reviews audit with Postlethwaite & Netterville

Michael Tortorich
Donaldsonville Chief
Suzanne Giroir, a certified public accountant with Postlethwaite & Netterville reviews audit data with the Donaldsonville City Council during the Jan. 25 meeting at City Hall.

The Donaldsonville City Council reviewed annual audit data during its regular meeting Jan. 25 at City Hall.

Don McLean and Suzanne Giroir, both certified public accountants with Postlethwaite & Netterville, covered the detailed findings of the audit, which the firm has completed for the city over recent years.

According to both Giroir and McLean, the accounting firm follows an array of standards in conducting an audit.

Don McLean and Suzanne Giroir, certified public accountants with Postlethwaite & Netterville, review audit data with the Donaldsonville City Council during the Jan. 25 meeting at City Hall.

During the presentation to council members, McLean suggested "checks and balances" and improvement procedures for city employees moving forward.

No major issues or difficulties were encountered in performing the audit, he added.

"I want to complement management because we've come a long way." Raymond Aucoin said at the conclusion of the presentation.

"We look forward to continued service to the city and being of any help during the year," McLean said.

In other matters:

  • Mayor Leroy Sullivan reported to the council the COVID-19 test drive-through event at the Lemann Memorial Center distributed some 1,800 boxes with two tests in each.
  • The council authorized the sale of surplus property as discussed at the Committe of the Whole meeting.
  • Council members approved a one-time stipend not to exceed $1,000 to each full-time employee from COVID-19 relief funds.
  • A food truck ordinance for mobile food vendor regulations was introduced. The public date will be Feb. 22.