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File #: 20-4426   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 9/17/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance approving the City Auditor’s Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Audit Plan. [Kevin Barthold, City Auditor]
Attachments: 1. Proposed FY2021 Annual Audit Plan, 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. Proposed FY2021 Annual Audit Plan, 4. Ordinance 2020-09-17-0657
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DEPARTMENT: Office of the City Auditor                     

 

 

DEPARTMENT HEAD: Kevin Barthold, City Auditor

                     

                     

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City Wide

 

 

SUBJECT:  Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Annual Audit Plan

 

 

SUMMARY:

 

The City Auditor is requesting approval of the FY 2021 Annual Audit Plan.  City Council approval is required for the Annual Audit Plan.

 

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

 

Each year, the Office of the City Auditor prepares an Annual Audit Plan.  The Plan is based on input from City Council, Audit Committee, City Management, and a high-level risk assessment of City Departments.  Specific audits are identified considering the results of this input.  The audits are prioritized, and the Final Plan is developed based on resources available.

 

The Plan requires approval of the Audit Committee and City Council.  The Audit Committee considered and approved the Proposed Plan on August 18, 2020.

 

The FY2021 Audit Plan includes 30 performance and IT audits, 4 follow-up audits, and 2 attestation projects.  The Plan provides for audit coverage across multiple City Departments and Programs.  The Plan includes 6 audits related specifically to the COVID-19 response, and the City’s Recovery & Resiliency Plan. 

 

The detailed Plan is included in the Attachments.

 

With Approval of the Audit Committee, this Plan may be amended.

 

 

ISSUE:

 

The Annual Audit Plan requires approval of the Audit Committee and City Council.

 

 

ALTERNATIVES:

 

Council can choose to not approve the Audit Plan.  However, City Ordinance requires approval of the audit plan by City Council.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  There is no fiscal impact associated with this item.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:  The City Auditor recommends approval of this ordinance.