Reports in Progress


Below are our reports in progress. Depending on the scope of work, some audits can require a significant amount of time, and we do not report findings and recommendations to the public until audits are complete. Find out about the audit process here.





Code Enforcement Performance Audit 

The Development Services Department’s Code Enforcement Bureau is responsible for enforcing various City regulations related to substandard buildings, property maintenance, abandoned vehicles and weed abatement. The objective of this audit is to determine if Code Enforcement has a reliable process to effectively and efficiently bring properties into compliance. We will review Code Enforcement operations, as well as benchmark against industry best practices.


Parking Meter Coin Operations Performance Audit

The purpose of this audit is to determine whether the internal controls surrounding the collection of parking meter cash payments by the Department of Public Works results in deposits to Central Cashiering that are timely, whole, secure, and reliable. The scope of this audit will include parking meter coin revenue collected and deposited during Fiscal Year 2020. To accomplish this, we will benchmark current cash control practices against other agencies, perform end-to-end reconciliation of meter coin deposits, and conduct field observations of the business process in its entirety.


Fleet Management Performance Audit

This audit will evaluate the effectiveness of fleet-related policies, management practices, and resources against industry standards and best practices. The objectives will cover practices related to vehicle usage, fleet replacement, fleet maintenance and services staffing, fleet management systems, and fleet financing and budgeting. The scope covers these fleet-related activities in the Financial Management, Water, and Harbor Departments within the past three fiscal years.


Employee Expense Reimbursement Performance Audit

The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of City policy governing employee expense reimbursements and to determine if reimbursement payments were appropriate and in compliance with City policy. We will also benchmark against similar agencies and industry best practices. The scope will cover employee expense reimbursements that occurred between Fiscal Year 2019 and 2021.