No, that's an editorial position from the editorial board.
Here is a letter to the editor about the same issue, written by a former Mayor:
I think Jim was suggesting that you (or anyone) could write a letter to the editor mentioning the $900k in annual savings that came as a direct result of the auditor position.
Oh. I see. I think there's an op-ed in the works. I also chatted briefly with the editor today.