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Check out recent stories or press releases about the City Auditor’s work. For presentations and KTOP TV-10 articles, see Community Outreach.

11/11-17/18

ITS FRAUD AWARENESS WEEK!

The Office of the City Auditor is providing City employees with tips, FRAUD FACTS, and suggestions for DEFENDING AGAINST FRAUD, as well as information about Oakland’s WHISTLEBLOWER HOTLINE program, managed by the City Auditor.

 

09/14/18

Audit Finds Businesses Wait Long Time For City Tax Refunds

OAKLAND — It takes the city of Oakland between three months and a year to pay refunds to businesses who overpaid their city taxes, a report by city Auditor Brenda Roberts concludes.

05/29/18
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.

02/16/18
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.

11/17/17
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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