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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

2009 Reports

City of Portland Service Efforts and Accomplishments : 2008-09 (12/3/09)

The nineteenth annual report on City government performance

City of Portland 2009 Resident Survey Results (11/12/09)

Results of the annual community survey of Portland residents

Federal Stimulus: Portland well-positioned to receive funds and meet requirements (9/10/09)

An audit of Portland's readiness to receive federal stimulus funds

Fraud Reporting: Clarification of process and training needed (9/9/09)

An audit of the City's fraud reporting process

Clean Air: City enforces parking laws to improve air quality (8/27/09)

An audit of City parking enforcement efforts to also enforce vehicle registration

PDC Contracting Follow-up: Contracting concerns addressed through a centralized procurement structure (6/25/09)

A follow-up on recommendations in a 2005 consultant report of PDC contracting activities

Public Works Supervisor Overtime: Most recommendations implemented but confusion about revised rule persists (6/10/09)

An audit of public works supervisors' use of overtime and the administrative rule that covers it

Utility and Franchise Revenue: Equitable tax and consistent approach needed to improve collections (5/11/09)

An audit of revenue collection practices in the Revenue Bureau and the Office of Cable Communication and Franchise Management

Overtime Management: Significant City expenditures lack policies and safeguards (4/22/09)

An audit of overtime and comp time management and policies

Financial Condition in the City of Portland: 1999-2008 (4/8/09)

A biennual check-up on the City's financial condition

Transition Report: Key challenges for a new City Council (2/25/09)

A report highlighting key challenges facing the City, past audit recommendations, and suggestions for moving forward

Five-Year Parks Levy: Facilities and services enhanced, but ballot title misleading (2/3/09)

An audit of the recent five-year property tax levy to support parks services and maintenance