Audit Review Committee


Established by City Council resolution on July 7, 2003, for reviewing the City’s annual audit. The committee will meet with the auditors before the audit begins to discuss parameters of the audit and will meet again with the auditors after the completion of the audit to review the results in detail. This meeting would include a time when the Council and citizen members of the committee would meet with the auditor without management present. Committee will make a recommendation on the issue of auditor selection when the current contract expires.

Government Meeting Calendar

Regular Meetings

  • Called as needed before the audit begins and after completion of audit, typically June & October
  • Grand Haven City Hall
    519 Washington Avenue
    Grand Haven MI 49417

Member Qualifications

Grand Haven resident with an extensive background in finance, preferably with a Certificate in Public Accounting. Comprised of two members of the City Council, appointed by the Council; the City Manager; the Finance Director; and three Grand Haven citizens.

Term Length: 4 years


  • Amy Bessinger, Finance Director/Treasurer
    Term Expires: Administrative Appointment
  • David Davis
    Term Expires: June 30, 2022
  • Michael Fritz, Council Member
    Term Expires: Council Member Appointment
  • Steve Harvey
    Term Expires: June 30, 2021
  • Patrick McGinnis, City Manager
    Term Expires: Administrative Appointment
  • Bob Monetza, Mayor
    Term Expires: Council Member Appointment
  • Rosemary Zink
    Term Expires: June 30, 2024

Staff Support


  • Established July 7, 2003 by Council Resolution (Resolution 03-210)