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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

2006 Reports

City of Portland Service Efforts and Accomplishments: 2005-06

Sixteenth Annual Report on City Government Performance, including results of the 2006 resident and business surveys

Revenue Bureau License and Tax Division: Program makes significant progress since last audit

A follow-up audit of the License and Tax Division of the Revenue Bureau

Public Works Supervisor Overtime: City Rules allowing overtime need clarification

An audit of City rules and practice of paying overtime to Public Works Supervisors when they supervise overtime crews

Fire Station Bond Program: Citizen oversight in place and spending matches voter intent

An audit of the Fire General Obligation Bond program approved by voters in 1998

Street Paving: City work not meeting pavement quality standards

An audit of pavement quality in Portland's street preservation program

Street Paving: Current contract management practices put asphalt price and supply stability at risk

An audit of asphalt supply contracts in the City's street preservation program

Financial Transaction Review: Few results identified for further study

A contracted report by Talbot, Korvola & Warwick, LLP analyzing City financial transactions

Street Paving: More proactive maintenance could preserve additional city streets within existing funding

2006 Silver Knighton Award Winner for Best Audit from the National Association of Local Government Auditors. An audit of funding for the City's paving and street preservation program

Bureau of Technology Services: Customers see improved service, but improved communication would help

An audit of the City's Bureau of Technology Services' internal customer service function

Street Paving: City needs to demonstrate least cost

An audit of the City's paving program's compliance with the State's least cost statute

Partial Day Leave for Exempt Employees: Clarification would improve policy

An audit of the City's partial day leave policy for non-represented FLSA exempt employees