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City of Covington Appoints New Finance Director
COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) -- The city of Covington appoints its new finance director Tuesday night.
The city commission approved CPA Liza Goetz.
The finance director works under direction of the city manager and serves as the chief financial officer for the city. Goetz will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and evaluating the activities of the finance department.
City Manager Larry Klein said in a press release, "I am very excited and confident in Lisa's abilities to help the city restore confidence and transparency in the city's financial operations. Her experience with government accounting, professional integrity, and strong work ethic stand out as her greatest assets. She will be an immense help to the city."
This announcement comes four months after the firing of the city's former finance director, Bob Due, who is charged with theft. Due is accused of stealing more than 700,000 dollars from the city and is due back in court in January.