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Audit Follow-Up Reports Show Improvements Across City Agencies

DENVER – The city has become better-prepared to resume normal operations after emergencies. Red Rocks, the Denver Performing Arts Center and the Coliseum have increased oversight of contracts. And the airport improved how it manages construction projects....

Technology Services Working to Improve How It Manages Growing Workload

DENVER – Technology, data and systems project requests and requirements continue to increase significantly at the City of Denver, but there is still room for improvement in how Technology Services keeps up with the volume, according to a new follow-up...

The City is Not Accounting for the Full Cost of Workers’ Compensation Claims

According to an audit released by Denver Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA, the city is not reporting up to 10 percent of its workers’ compensation costs (approximately $3 million during the three-year audit period) in the proper fund. Because the actuaries do not have all the cost information, some of the liabilities associated with workers’ compensation are not recorded at all.

Audit Finds Gaps in Purchasing and Payment Processes

DENVER – An audit of the city’s purchasing and payment processes found unauthorized spending and a need for agencies to improve the documentation of payment support and policy exceptions, according to Denver Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA. “We need to...

Denver Human Services Improves Background Check Process for Child Welfare Services

DENVER – Denver Human Services is doing a better job of documenting appropriate background checks and measuring the impact of its programs after a city audit found flaws in the Child Welfare Division. A follow-up report from Denver Auditor Timothy M....

Audit Report Archives

Reports are reverse chronological by year.

Denver Performing Arts Center: Follow-Up

Denver Performing Arts Center: Follow-Up

Denver Employee Retirement Plan: Follow-Up

Denver Employee Retirement Plan: Follow-Up

Continuity of Operations: Follow-up

Continuity of Operations: Follow-up

Red Rocks: Follow-Up

Red Rocks: Follow-Up

Denver International Airport Airside Construction: Follow-Up

Denver International Airport Airside Construction: Follow-Up

Department of Finance Investment Evaluation: Follow-Up

Department of Finance Investment Evaluation: Follow-Up

Short-Term Rental Enforcement: Follow-Up

Short-Term Rental Enforcement: Follow-Up

IT Projects Intake: Follow-up

IT Projects Intake: Follow-up

Cybersecurity Assessment

Cybersecurity Assessment

Workers’ Compensation Program

Workers’ Compensation Program

Purchasing and Payment Processes

Purchasing and Payment Processes

Agency for Human Rights and Community Partnerships Disability Parking Enforcement Program: Follow-up

Agency for Human Rights and Community Partnerships Disability Parking Enforcement Program: Follow-up

Denver Human Services Child Welfare Services Audit: Follow-up

Denver Human Services Child Welfare Services Audit: Follow-up

DIA – Airport Security

DIA – Airport Security

Denver County Court: IT General Controls

Denver County Court: IT General Controls

Department of Parks and Recreation: Pahaska Tepee Concessions, LLC

Department of Parks and Recreation: Pahaska Tepee Concessions, LLC

Department of Parks & Recreation: Flog, LLC at Willis Case

Department of Parks & Recreation: Flog, LLC at Willis Case

Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens

Workforce Development

Workforce Development

Personally Identifiable Information Audit: Follow-Up

Personally Identifiable Information Audit: Follow-Up

Indirect Cost Accounting Practices

Indirect Cost Accounting Practices

Cybersecurity Assessment

Cybersecurity Assessment

Denver Fire Department Resource Allocation Practices Audit: Follow-up

Denver Fire Department Resource Allocation Practices Audit: Follow-up

Office of Human Resources – Compensation and Benefits

Office of Human Resources – Compensation and Benefits

Department of Finance and Public Works – Debt Management

Department of Finance and Public Works – Debt Management

DIA – Rental Car Agreement: Follow-Up

DIA – Rental Car Agreement: Follow-Up

Denver Zoo – Cooperative Agreement: Follow-Up

Denver Zoo – Cooperative Agreement: Follow-Up

Aramark Concession Revenues

Aramark Concession Revenues

Capital Assets: Building and Equipment

Capital Assets: Building and Equipment

Technology Services and Finance GenTax System: Follow-Up

Technology Services and Finance GenTax System: Follow-Up

IT Service Desk: Follow-Up

IT Service Desk: Follow-Up

Denver International Airport PetroPro Engineering Inc. Contract

Denver International Airport PetroPro Engineering Inc. Contract

Information Systems Cybersecurity Assessment

Information Systems Cybersecurity Assessment

Denver Elections Division Risk-Limiting Audit Process

Denver Elections Division Risk-Limiting Audit Process

Denver International Airport Parking Revenue

Denver International Airport Parking Revenue

IT Asset Management: Follow-Up

IT Asset Management: Follow-Up

DIA Airline Agreements: Follow-Up

DIA Airline Agreements: Follow-Up

Denver Sheriff Department

Denver Sheriff Department

Government Activities Receivables

Government Activities Receivables

Cash Handling Practices: Follow-Up

Cash Handling Practices: Follow-Up

Office of Marijuana Policy: Follow-Up

Office of Marijuana Policy: Follow-Up

Office of Sustainability: Follow-Up

Office of Sustainability: Follow-Up

Contract Controls in Alfresco

Contract Controls in Alfresco

Short-Term Rental Enforcement

Short-Term Rental Enforcement

Continuity of Operations

Continuity of Operations

Community Planning and Development Zoning Administration: Follow-Up

Community Planning and Development Zoning Administration: Follow-Up

Software Asset Management Assessment

Software Asset Management Assessment

Denver Employees Retirement Plan Investment

Denver Employees Retirement Plan Investment

Audit of Rocky Mountain Human Services: Follow-Up

Audit of Rocky Mountain Human Services: Follow-Up

Parks & Rec Contract Administration Practices: Follow-Up

Parks & Rec Contract Administration Practices: Follow-Up

Municipal Sales Tax Collection Practices: Follow-Up

Municipal Sales Tax Collection Practices: Follow-Up

Civil Service Commission: Follow-Up

Civil Service Commission: Follow-Up

Child Welfare Services

Child Welfare Services

Special Revenue Funds

Special Revenue Funds

Audit of Police Operations: Follow-Up

Audit of Police Operations: Follow-Up

Denver Health Operating Agreement: Follow-Up

Denver Health Operating Agreement: Follow-Up

Information Systems Assessment

Information Systems Assessment

Payroll System Conversion and Internal Controls

Payroll System Conversion and Internal Controls

Board of Adjustment for Zoning Appeals: Follow-Up

Board of Adjustment for Zoning Appeals: Follow-Up

Community Planning and Development – Building Permits

Community Planning and Development – Building Permits

Open Media Foundation Contract: Follow-Up

Open Media Foundation Contract: Follow-Up

Coliseum and DPAC Event Contracts

Coliseum and DPAC Event Contracts

Technology Services IT Project Intake

Technology Services IT Project Intake

Privatization Practices: Follow-Up

Privatization Practices: Follow-Up

Wastewater Management Contractor Practices

Wastewater Management Contractor Practices

DIA Airside Construction

DIA Airside Construction

Personally Identifiable Information in Salesforce

Personally Identifiable Information in Salesforce

Real Estate Leases

Real Estate Leases

Data Driven Policing

Data Driven Policing

Citywide Land and Infrastructure Capital Assets: Follow-Up

Citywide Land and Infrastructure Capital Assets: Follow-Up

Golf Enterprise Fund

Golf Enterprise Fund

Peoplesoft Journal Entry

Peoplesoft Journal Entry

DIA Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program: Follow-Up

DIA Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program: Follow-Up

Technology Services and Finance GenTax System

Technology Services and Finance GenTax System

Department of Finance Investment Evaluation

Department of Finance Investment Evaluation

Parks Permitting Program

Parks Permitting Program

DIA Emergency Preparedness Program: Follow-Up

DIA Emergency Preparedness Program: Follow-Up

Audit of Budget and Management Office: Follow-Up

Audit of Budget and Management Office: Follow-Up

Accounting Services: Follow-Up

Accounting Services: Follow-Up

Citywide Information Security Assessment

Citywide Information Security Assessment

Red Rocks Event Contracts

Red Rocks Event Contracts

Stormwater Administration: Follow-Up

Stormwater Administration: Follow-Up

Industrial Control Systems: Follow-Up

Industrial Control Systems: Follow-Up

Public Works Denver Moves: Follow-Up

Public Works Denver Moves: Follow-Up

Denver International Airport Rental Car Agreements

Denver International Airport Rental Car Agreements

Denver Zoo Cooperative Agreement

Denver Zoo Cooperative Agreement

Denver Affordable Housing: Follow-Up

Denver Affordable Housing: Follow-Up

Denver Sheriff’s Department Jail Operations: Follow-Up

Denver Sheriff’s Department Jail Operations: Follow-Up

Denver’s Road Home: Follow-Up

Denver’s Road Home: Follow-Up

Family and Medical Leave Act Administration: Follow-Up

Family and Medical Leave Act Administration: Follow-Up

Personally Identifiable Information

Personally Identifiable Information

Office of Sustainability

Office of Sustainability

Civil Service Commission

Civil Service Commission

DIA Airline Agreements

DIA Airline Agreements

Fire Department Resource Allocation Practices

Fire Department Resource Allocation Practices

Information Systems Maturity Assessment

Information Systems Maturity Assessment

Office of Marijuana Policy

Office of Marijuana Policy

Cash Handling Practices

Cash Handling Practices

Police Response Time: Follow-Up

Police Response Time: Follow-Up

DIA Hotel and Transit Center: Follow-Up

DIA Hotel and Transit Center: Follow-Up

DIA Hotel and Transit Center Project Integration: Follow-Up

DIA Hotel and Transit Center Project Integration: Follow-Up

Municipal Sales Tax Collection Practices

Municipal Sales Tax Collection Practices

Disability Parking Enforcement Program

Disability Parking Enforcement Program

Mobile Devices: Follow-Up

Mobile Devices: Follow-Up

Parks and Rec Contract Administration Practices

Parks and Rec Contract Administration Practices

DIA Information Technologies Project Life Cycle: Follow-Up

DIA Information Technologies Project Life Cycle: Follow-Up

Police Administration – TeleStaff System: Follow-Up

Police Administration – TeleStaff System: Follow-Up

Peak Academy: Follow-Up

Peak Academy: Follow-Up

Medical Marijuana Taxation: Follow-Up

Medical Marijuana Taxation: Follow-Up

Minority/Women Business Enterprise Program: Follow-Up

Minority/Women Business Enterprise Program: Follow-Up

Change Management Practices: Follow-Up

Change Management Practices: Follow-Up

Urban Renewal: Follow-Up

Urban Renewal: Follow-Up

Innovation Fund: Follow-Up

Innovation Fund: Follow-Up

Board of Adjustment for Zoning Appeals

Board of Adjustment for Zoning Appeals

IT Service Desk

IT Service Desk

IT Asset Management

IT Asset Management

Business Improvement Districts: Follow-Up

Business Improvement Districts: Follow-Up

Citywide Land and Infrastructure Capital Assets

Citywide Land and Infrastructure Capital Assets

Accounting Services

Accounting Services

Open Media Foundation Contract

Open Media Foundation Contract

Denver Health Operating Agreement

Denver Health Operating Agreement

Audit of Police Operations

Audit of Police Operations

Audit of Budget and Management Office

Audit of Budget and Management Office

Audit of Rocky Mountain Human Services

Audit of Rocky Mountain Human Services

DIA Emergency Preparedness Program

DIA Emergency Preparedness Program

Peak Academy

Peak Academy

Community Planning and Development Zoning Administration

Community Planning and Development Zoning Administration

Police Administration – TeleStaff System

Police Administration – TeleStaff System

Family and Medical Leave Act Administration

Family and Medical Leave Act Administration

DIA Information Technologies Project Life Cycle

DIA Information Technologies Project Life Cycle

Innovation Fund

Innovation Fund

Public Works Denver Moves

Public Works Denver Moves

Privatization Practices

Privatization Practices

Industrial Control Systems

Industrial Control Systems

DIA Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program

DIA Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program

DIA Hotel and Transit Center Project Integration

DIA Hotel and Transit Center Project Integration

Denver’s Road Home

Denver’s Road Home

Denver Sheriff’s Department Jail Operations

Denver Sheriff’s Department Jail Operations

Stormwater Administration

Stormwater Administration

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