In 2012, Baltimoreans grew so frustrated by a lack of audits of city agencies, they voted to change the city charter to require them.
All major agencies, the voters decided, would have to undergo performance and financial audits by the end of 2016.
But with the deadline just three months away, only three of 26 agency audits required by law have been completed. Most of are listed by the city as "in progress."
"I'm not surprised," said City Councilman Carl Stokes, who was the lead sponsor of legislation to require that agencies undergo auditing at least once every four years. He has called an October hearing on the status of the...