Reports by Type

PERFORMANCE AUDITS
Performance Audits address whether the City is effectively and efficiently spending taxpayer dollars, complying with relevant rules and regulations, and whether programs are getting the results that were promised.

Pension Audit

Measure Q Performance Audit: FY 2009-10 through FY 2012-13

Oakland Fire Department Vegetation Inspection Audit: 2011 and 2012

Business Tax Refund Audit: 2009 though June 2013

Workers' Compensation Administration Performance Audit: FY 2007-08 through FY 2010-11

Non-Interference in Administrative Affairs Performance Audit: FY 2009-10 through FY 2011-12

Parking Ticket Management Performance Audit: FY 2010-2011

Police Technology Performance Audit: FY 2006-07 Through 2010-11

Accounts Payable Duplicative Payments and Other Reportable Matters FY 2008-09 and 2009-10 Performance Audit

Fox Theater Renovation Project Performance Audit

Measure M Emergency Medical Services Retention Act (FY 2007-09 Performance Audit)

Measure N Paramedic Services Act (FY 2007-09 Performance Audit)

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Internal Controls Compliance Audit

PWA-IDAP Accounts Receivables Performance Audit

CEDA Loan Receivables Performance Audit

Measure Q Performance Audit: FY 2007-08 & 2008-09

Policies and Analyses: RPP Program Performance Audit

Revenue and Costs: RPP Program Performance Audit

Management Systems: RPP Program Performance Audit

Oakland's Hiring Practices Performance Audit

Measure Y Violence Prevention Program Performance Audit: Grant Selection, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation Needs Improvement

Measure K 2.5% Set-Aside Performance Audit: City's Calculation of the Set-Aside for the Kids First! Fund

Interim Report - Residential Parking Permit Performance Audit

Public Works Agency Performance Audit

Measure Q Performance Audit: FY 2005-06 & FY 2006-07

Measure M Performance Audit: The City Used Emergency Medical Services Funds Appropriately

Measure N Performance Audit: The City Used Paramedic Services Funds Appropriately

Measure K Performance Audit: The City Exceeded Required Funding For Children And Youth Services

Performance Audit Of The City's Payroll And Compensation Practices

 

OPERATIONAL REVIEW SERIES
The Operational Review Series provides a limited assessment of business practices, compliance with relevant laws and regulations, organizational policies and procedures, operational efficiency and effectiveness, and management control systems.

Bilingual Premium and Notary Public Pay Operational Review

East Oakland Multipurpose Senior Center Operational Review

 

HIGH IMPACT REPORT SERIES
The High Impact Report Series assesses current issues in City Hall through a limited review process in areas of risk identified within a City department, program or service.

Follow-Up: Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) Pension Funding Options

Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) Pension Funding Options

CARRS Request for Proposal Process Review

 

FRAUD WASTE AND ABUSE REPORTS (FW&A)
Fraud Waste + Abuse reports provide periodic updates on the program's achievements and investigations, including the number of reports and highlighted resolutions of reported allegations.

Fraud, Waste + Abuse Report (Volume Seven: January 1 - December 31, 2013)

Fraud, Waste + Abuse Report (Volume Six: January 1 - December 31, 2012)

Fraud, Waste + Abuse Report (Volume Five: July 1 - December 31, 2011)

Fraud, Waste + Abuse Report (Volume Four: January 1 - June 30, 2011)

Fraud, Waste + Abuse Report (Volume Three: July 1 - December 31, 2010)

Fraud, Waste + Abuse Report (Volume Two: January 1 - June 30, 2010)

Fraud, Waste + Abuse Report (Volume One: January 1 - December 31, 2009)

Transmittal letter and presentation to the Oakland City Council, September 22, 2009

 

ANNUAL REPORT CARD
The Annual Report Card shows, at a glance, how the Office of the City Auditor has employed our resources in support of good government and how the Administration had embraced our recommendations for improvement.

2013 Annual Report Card

2012 Annual Report Card

2011 Annual Report Card

2010 Annual Report Card

2009 Annual Report Card

 

ETHICAL CLIMATE SURVEY
The Ethical Climate Survey, designed by the Institute for Local Government (ILG), establishes a baseline to measure Oakland’s progress towards creating a more ethical work environment by examining respondents’ perceptions of three distinct groups, including the employee (him/herself), management and elected officials. 

2014 Ethical Climate Survey

2012 Ethical Climate Survey

2011 Ethical Climate Survey

2010 Ethical Climate Survey

 

PUBLIC FINANCING MEASURES
Public Financing Compliance Reviews and Performance Audits address if candidates accepting matching funds comply with Oakland's Limited Public Financing Act.

Limited Public Financing Act: Performance Audit: November 6, 2012 Election

Limited Public Financing Act: Performance Audit: November 2, 2010 Election

Limited Public Financing Act: Compliance Review of the Committee to Elect Sean Sullivan

Limited Public Financing Act: Compliance Review of the Nancy Nadel for City Council Campaign

Limited Public Financing Act: Compliance Review of the Committee for Clifford Gilmore

Limited Public Financing Act: Compliance Review of the Neighbors for Aimee Allison Campaign

Interim Report regarding Neighbors for Aimee Allison Campaign

 

BALLOT MEASURES
The Office of the City Auditor provides an impartial financial analysis of all ballot measures in the City. For 2009, the following analyses were provided to the City Council:

Measure CC (2014) - Public Ethics Commission

Measure DD (2014) - Redistricting

Measure FF (2014) - Minimum Wage

Measure Z (2014) - Public Safety

Measure A (2013) - Special Tax to Fund CFD 2013-1 (Wildfire Prevention District)

Measure J (2011) - New Deadline to Fully Fund Closed Police & Fire Retirement Plan

Measure I (2011) - Temporary Parcel Tax

Measure H (2011) – Return to the Appointment of the City Attorney

Measure X (2010) - Parcel Tax

Measure W (2010) - Telephone Access Charge

Measure V (2010) - Tax on Marijuana

Measure BB (2010) - Proposed Revision of 2004's Measure Y

Measure H (2009) - Real Property Transfer Tax Clarification

Measure F (2009) - Creation of "Cannabis" Business Classification Tax Catagory

Measure D (2009) - Amendment of 2008's Measure OO

Measure C (2009) - 3% Surcharge to Transient Occupancy Tax Rate

Measure OO (2008) - Kids First! The Oakland Fund for Children & Youth Act

Measure NN (2008) – Oakland Police Services Expansion Measure

Measure J (2008) - Telephone Utility User Tax Modernization

 

RECOMMENDATION FOLLOW-UP REPORTS

These follow-up reports assess the status of audit recommendation implementation and document whether or not corrective action have been taken on the audit's findings.  

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: CEDA Loan Receivables Audit (November 2010)

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: Police Technology (August 2012)

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: PWA-IDAP Accounts Receivable (December 2010)

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: Accounts Payable Duplicative Payments (March 2013)

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: Measure M (July 2011 & June 2008)

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: Measure N (July 2011 & June 2008)

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: Public Works Agency "Administration" Category (November 2011 & April 2009)

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: Residential Permit Parking (November 2011 & June 2010)

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: Measure Q (September 2010 & October 2008)

Recommendation Follow-Up Report: Measure K & Measure Y Performance Audits

 

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