Santa Clara mayor, 49ers clash over what team owes city

- The mayor of Santa Clara is clashing with the 49ers again over what the team owes her city.

Findings of a final audit released Monday show the team owes Santa Clara about $115,000 in reimbursements for police and firefighter staffing during stadium events.

But Mayor Lisa Gillmor questions the findings and claims that the 49ers actually owe the city almost $2 million in unpaid parking fees, use of construction funds and city staff time.
In a statement, she said,  "Immediately, we need to collect the funds owed, set an urgent deadline for the 49ers to produce the documents they withheld, and, if they don't comply, resume aggressive legal actions."

The city spent $200,000 on the audit and team president Al Guido fired back saying, “In the end, they wasted over $200,000 public funds to discover that the city of Santa Clara failed to bill $115,000 in expenses…Mayor Gillmor chose to waste $200,000 of public funds with the intent of creating media headlines. That plan has backfired."

To read the audit, click here.

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