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Published: Thursday, Dec. 22 2011 6:00 p.m. MST

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West Valley, UT

More corruption at the top. The Mayor should NOT be the one holding the purse strings.

Salt Lake City, UT

Government 101: The Mayor (Executive Branch) does hold the purse strings subject to budget approval by the County Council (Legislative Branch). The Auditor's function is to perform audits to determine whether council-approved and Mayor-administered funds are being used appropriately.

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