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I'm proud to be Oakland's elected City Auditor, working for and reporting to the citizens of this incredible City.

As your City Auditor, it is my job to protect Oakland’s taxpayers from waste, fraud and mismanagement by ensuring responsible, transparent financial practices. I am your Watchdog, responding to citizen complaints while working proactively to increase City Hall efficiency.

BRENDA ROBERTS, CPA, CFE, CIA

City Auditor

Audit of Measure Q - Library Services Retention and Enhancement Act

The objectives of this audit were to (1) verify the minimum appropriation from the City’s General Fund to the Library; (2) confirm that the Reserve Fund requirements were met; (3) assess the Library Commission’s compliance with the ordinance that established it; and (4) determine whether proceeds were properly disbursed as prescribed by the Measure Q requirements. To read the full report, click here.

Audit of Measure N - Paramedic Services Act

 The objectives of this audit were to (1) determine whether Oakland Fire Department spent tax proceeds as intended by the measure - to support and enhance paramedic emergency services in Oakland - and (2) assess whether internal controls around controlled substances, purchased with these proceeds, are in place to ensure they were properly purchased and safeguarded. To read the full report, click here.

 

Audit of Measure M - Emergency Medical Services Retention Act

The objectives of this audit were to (1) determine whether Oakland Fire Department spent tax proceeds as intended by the measure - to retain and enhance emergency medical services in Oakland - and (2) assess whether internal controls over tax proceeds are in place and effective. To read the full report, click here.

 

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Fraud Waste + Abuse Report Volume 7

Details the Fraud, Waste + Abuse Prevention Program's activities for 2013... read report here.

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Ethical Climate Survey

Oakland's Ethical Climate Survey asks employees, "Do you think Oakland fosters an ethical work environment?" Click here to read the 2014 results.

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Peer Review of Oakland's Office of the City Auditor

Independent peer review team finds Oakland's Office of the City Auditor meets the highest standard in government performance auditing ... read more.