Hattiesburg City Council Receives FY 2021 Audit

Hattiesburg, Mississippi – On Thursday, June 30, the Hattiesburg City Council met in a special called meeting to receive the Fiscal Year 2021 audit, completed by Topp, McWhorter, Harvey, PLLC.

This financial audit will be the seventh audit completed since 2017, three of which were completed within the first 17 months of Mayor Toby Barker’s first administrative term.

“I am pleased that the City of Hattiesburg and TMH delivered another on-time audit for Fiscal Year 2021,” said Barker. “This audit, which is the seventh completed in the past five years, proved especially challenging due to the city’s much-needed changeover in accounting software. We are grateful to our staff for their tenacity and work ethic, particularly Comptroller Lisa Hansen, CAO Ann Jones, Interim CFO Malcom Berch and City Clerk Kermas Eaton.”

The seventh audits and receipt dates are listed below:

▪ 2015 audit received in December 2017
▪ 2016 audit received in July 2018
▪ 2017 audit received in November 2018
▪ 2018 audit received in June 2019
▪ 2019 audit received in June 2020
▪ 2020 audit received in May 2021

Audits for fiscal years 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 were completed on time.