Councilmember Krom’s letter to the Members of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee
Thank you for allowing me to provide my thoughts and observations as you consider whether to refer the Great Park Audit for review by the State Auditor. My name is Beth Krom and I have served on the Irvine City Council for fifteen years, including four years as Irvine’s directly elected mayor (2004-2008).
I was troubled to learn that our City lobbyists have been directed to stop your committee from recommending that the Great Park audit be reviewed by the State Auditor. Those who have taken great liberties with the reputations of our city, fellow Councilmembers, consultants and contractors and others now seem to be working aggressively to avoid independent review…