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Legislation #: 160562 Introduction Date: 7/28/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER WAGNER
Title: Amending Section 2-112, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Duties of city auditor”, by requiring city departments, boards, commissions, and other offices to respond and make progress reports on the implementation of audit report recommendations.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/28/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/28/2016 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
8/10/2016 Do Pass
8/11/2016 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
8/18/2016 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 160562

 

Amending Section 2-112, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Duties of city auditor”, by requiring city departments, boards, commissions, and other offices to respond and make progress reports on the implementation of audit report recommendations.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Section 2-112, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Duties of city auditor”, is amended to read as follows:

 

Sec. 2-112. Duties of city auditor.

 

(a)    In general. The duties of the City Auditor shall be as provided by the Charter and by the specific provisions of this chapter.

 

(b) Obtain responses to audit recommendations. Each city department, board, commission, or other office of the city audited by the city auditor shall submit a written response to the recommendations of the city auditor within 15 working days after the audit report draft is made available for review and comment.

 

(c)    Monitor implementation of audit recommendations.

 

(1)               Each city department, board, commission, or other office of the city audited by the city auditor shall submit progress reports to the city auditor every six months on the implementation of audit report recommendations until all recommendations are reported as implemented or not implemented.

 

(2) The city auditor shall periodically communicate progress towards implementation of audit report recommendations to the mayor and council.

 

(d) Distribute audits and reports to Ethics Commission.

 

(1) Normal distribution. When audits or reports are presented to the City Council, or if no presentation is to be made when the audits or reports are distributed to the City Council, the City Auditor will provide copies of the audits or reports to the members of the Municipal Officials and Officers Ethics Commission for their information and consideration.

 

(2) Closed material. Should any audit or report contain information closed to public review, the City Auditor will make that information available to members of the Commission for review at the City Auditor’s Office or other acceptable location.

 

(3) Internet. At the request of any member of the Commission, the City Auditor may distribute the Web site link at which the report can be located in lieu of the printed audit or report.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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James Brady

Assistant City Attorney