Auditor Galloway launches audit of City of New Bloomfield

Review initiated by citizen petition; those with relevant information encouraged to contact Whistleblower Hotline

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 30, 2019) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced that her office has begun a citizen-requested audit of the government of the City of New Bloomfield, located in Callaway County.

"My office will conduct an independent review of the financial practices of New Bloomfield city government to ensure operations are efficient and effective," Auditor Galloway said. "I appreciate the engagement of citizens in this process and welcome those with specific concerns to reach out through my Whistleblower Hotline."

Under Missouri law, the State Auditor`s office may be called on to audit a municipality if enough qualified voters of that entity request the audit. The New Bloomfield petition audit required 100 signatures. The State Auditor's Office last issued an audit report on the City of New Bloomfield as a result of a citizen petition in 2005. 

Individuals with information related to the audit are encouraged to contact the State Auditor's Whistleblower Hotline by calling 800-347-8597, by emailing moaudit@auditor.mo.gov, or by using the online submission form at auditor.mo.gov/hotline.

For more information, contact: 

media@auditor.mo.gov