County administrators should not sit on a panel that oversees management's performance, officials say.
That was one recommendation today from the Audit Review Committee, which is is overseeing an internal county probe into reports of misspending at the Department of Social Services.
The final decision on whether to remove County Manager Harry Jones and General Manager John McGillicuddy from the committee rests with the full board of county commissioners.
The committee studied 9 other large governing bodies in North Carolina and found that none of them included staff members on their Audit Review Committees.
Click here to see their survey.
The committee's makeup came under scrutiny after some commissioners questioned whether having staff members conduct audits on the county's performance presents a conflict.
- Doug Miller