05/06/2022 - Jefferson City, Mo.
State Auditor Nicole Galloway today
announced her office has begun an audit of Dunklin County Reorganized Common
Sewer District #1, which serves customers in the Malden area. In 2021, the district
was ordered into receivership, which transferred all responsibilities,
functions, duties, powers and authority of the district to the City of Malden.
The Malden City Council then passed a resolution requesting the state audit.
"At the request of the city
council, my office will conduct an independent review of this sewer district to
help ensure accountability," Auditor Galloway said. "I encourage anyone
with information pertinent to the audit to contact my Whistleblower
Individuals who would like to
provide information for consideration in this or any audit may contact the
State Auditor's Whistleblower Hotline at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 800-347-8597. Concerns may also be
submitted anonymously online at auditor.mo.gov/hotline.