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City Needs to Improve Process for Assigning Costs for Shared Services Among Departments

DENVER – City departments account for their direct costs, such as staff, contracts with vendors and the purchase of equipment and supplies.  In addition, they also account for indirect costs,   such as occupying space in city buildings and using central...

Auditor O’Brien Recognizes Fire Department for Making Improvements in Growth and Long-Term Planning

DENVER – Denver’s fire department has made significant improvement in analyzing the necessary resources to respond to the city’s rapid growth and in making long-term plans for risk management, according to today’s follow-up report from Denver Auditor...

Denver Employee Compensation and Benefits Needs Regular, Independent Reviews

The city is not checking to determine if the process to set compensation for more than 13,000 employees is reasonable, according to a May report commissioned by Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA.

Auditor O’Brien Recommends Better Oversight of Bonds and Other City Debt

05/17/18 DENVER – As Denver wraps up projects built with voter-approved bonds and prepares to issue $937 million in new bonds, Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA, recommends in a new audit that the city tighten its debt management processes. “Denver has an...

Zoo Makes Improvements After Audit

May 04, 2018 DENVER – After initially resisting an audit, the Denver Zoo has now made significant strides to better fulfill its agreement with the city and to fortify its board’s oversight, a follow-up report from Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA, notes....

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Indirect Cost Accounting Practices

Cybersecurity Assessment

Cybersecurity Assessment

Follow-up: Denver Fire Department Resource Allocation Practices Audit

Follow-up: Denver Fire Department Resource Allocation Practices Audit

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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