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September 12, 2018

Audit Finds Oakland Businesses Are Forced to Wait Up to One Year for City Tax Refunds 

Unclear City Guidelines & Outdated Procedures are Obstacles to Issuing Timely Tax Refunds

August 22, 2018

Audit of Measure D, the Kids First! Oakland Fund for Children and Youth Act, finds funding and spending issues

$2 million of required adjustments were not completed on time

Audit of Measure Q determined expenditures substantially met requirements, with two possible exceptions

The Office of the City Auditor released the audit of Measure Q for fiscal years (FY) 2013-14 through FY 2016-17.

On Anniversary of 911 Emergency System, Oakland Gets Poor Marks for Response Times

Oakland’s police chief and city administrator acknowledge that 911 dispatchers there are overworked and understaffed. Christin Ayers reports.

After three audits, Oakland Fire Department still not properly inspecting hills homes

OAKLAND — Four years after the initial vegetation inspection audit of the Oakland Fire Department and two years after a follow-up report uncovered significant lingering problems, the city auditor has found this week that the embattled agency still remains out of compliance in monitoring the city’s fire-prone hills.

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