Item - 2017.AU8.11

Tracking Status

  • This item was considered by the Audit Committee on March 24, 2017. The Committee received the item for information only. No further action will be taken on this item.

AU8.11 - Revised 2017 Audit Work Plan

Decision Type:

Committee Decision

The Audit Committee:


1.  Received the report (March 10, 2017) from the Auditor General, headed "Revised 2017 Audit Work Plan", for information.


(March 10, 2017) Report from the Auditor General


In its deliberation of the City's 2017 budget, City Council approved a temporary increase of $1.0 million to the Auditor General's 2017 Operating Budget to provide additional capacity to undertake value for money audits and investigations, subject to a report back to Audit and Executive Committees on a revised Audit Work Plan.


City Council's decision is accessible on the City web site at:


In response to City Council's direction, the Auditor General submits this revised Work Plan report to the Audit and Executive Committees. The purpose of this report is to advise the Committees of the audit projects that will be added to the Auditor General's 2017 Work Plan.


The following four new projects will be added to the 2017 Work Plan:


Audit of Fire Services Operations Command
Audit of construction contracts issued by the Engineering and Construction Services Division
Audit of information technology asset management
Audit of information technology network infrastructure

The Auditor General's Forensic Unit will also be undertaking more major investigations with these additional resources.

Background Information

(March 10, 2017) Report from the Auditor General - Revised 2017 Audit Work Plan


1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Carried)
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