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File #: 21-941    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/30/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 9/28/2021
Title: Overview of the City Auditor's Office Semi-Annual Status Report as of June 30, 2021
Attachments: 1. Semi-Annual Status Report as of June 30, 2021
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Overview of the City Auditor's Office Semi-Annual Status Report as of June 30, 2021

Report
COUNCIL PILLAR
Enhance Community Engagement and Transparency and Ensure Compliance with Measure J and Manage Levi's Stadium

BACKGROUND
On September 16, 2021, the Audit Committee took action to accept the City Auditor's Office Semi-Annual Status Report as of June 30, 2021 and referred the reports for note and file to the full Council at the September 28, 2021 Council and Authorities Concurrent meeting.

Per Section 900 of the City Charter, the City Auditor's duties and responsibilities include conducting in-depth financial and performance audits, overseeing the City's performance management system, auditing and approving all bills, invoices, payrolls, demands or charges against the City government before payment and, with the advice of the City Attorney, making reports to the City Council as to the regularity, legality and correctness of such claims, demands or charges. The City Auditor's Office conducts its work under the auditing standards prescribed by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). The IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) requires the City Auditor's office to periodically report to the City Council on the internal audit activity's performance relative to the Audit Work Plan.

DISCUSSION
In accordance with the adopted Internal Audit Charter, the City Auditor's office prepares an annual work plan and issues semi-annual reports to the City Council describing the status and progress towards completion of the work plan. The Semi-Annual Status Report (Attachment 1) summarizes reports issued, other activities, assignments in process, and the status of the work plan.

The Audit Manager and staff met with the City Council Audit Committee on September 16, 2021. Present were Committee members Watanabe, Jain, and Park. During the Committee meeting, the Auditor's office gave a prese...

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