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Thu May 16, 2019, 08:32 AM

Charleston City Council votes to audit Mayor Tecklenburg's expenses after questions about business

City Council votes to audit Mayor Tecklenburg's expenses after questions about business cards, vehicle use


Charleston City Council unanimously voted to audit Mayor John Tecklenburg's expenses after concerns about policy violations surfaced at the end of a four-hour long meeting Tuesday night.

The discussion, originally scheduled to take place during a private executive session, was requested by Councilman Harry Griffin, a candidate for mayor who hinted at Tuesday's line of questioning in a cryptic Facebook post about "misused city funds" over the weekend.

Griffin first focused on a batch of double-sided business cards.

On the cards, the mayor's name and contact information are printed on one side, while the opposite side lists information for the mayor's wife, Sandy. She's labeled as the "First Lady" under the city seal.

Read more: https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/TheBattery/archives/2019/05/14/city-council-votes-to-audit-mayor-tecklenburgs-expenses-after-questions-about-business-cards-vehicle-use

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