Organic Waste Program
This audit looked at the region’s organic waste program, which includes food and yard debris. While Metro is responsible for planning the waste management system, many local jurisdictions, garbage haulers and facility operators carry out the plan. Metro also operates some facilities and regulates the system through licenses and franchises. The audit studied the collection and processing of organic waste within this system
IT Software Controls Follow-up Audit
The office reviewed progress made on the 2009 audit recommendations. Auditors determined that one of the six recommendations from the first audit was successfully implemented. Metro has made progress on the other five.
The Metro Auditor’s Office released an audit on Metro's capacity to evaluate transportation project outcomes. This is the second audit in this area, with the previous audit completed in 2010.
Payroll & Benefits Follow-up Audit
The Office reviewed progress made on recommendations in the 2010 audit. The audit was initiated after a report was received in November 2012 on Metro’s Ethics Line alleging several errors in payroll calculations. The errors were confirmed and auditors found other errors that had not yet been discovered.
After preliminary review of the background and work plan of Metro’s emergency preparedness, it was determined that an audit would not be conducted at this time. A detailed memo was prepared to Metro Council and management regarding the program
This audit was conducted to assess the effectiveness of Metro’s risk management program and determine if the program used available resources to control costs and manage the number of safety incidents.
Lisa Braun, administrative assistant
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