BY ALICIA ROBINSON
STAFF WRITER
arobinson@pe.com

Published: 29 November 2011 01:45 PM

Proposals that would create a citizens audit committee and have Riverside’s auditor report to the City Council rather than the city manager survived another round of discussion by the charter review committee, bringing them a step closer to the June 2012 ballot.

The committee, which met Monday, also will consider proposing a shorter runoff cycle in council and mayoral elections – two months instead of the current five – and making tweaks to the qualifications of the library director, the rules for bidding on public works contracts, and who has authority over the public utilities director.

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