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Our objective is to make the City a better place to live. We do this by ensuring that City government is efficient, effective, and accountable to the citizens.

The Office of Internal Audit believes that positive change is accomplished by offering City government recommendations to continue to excel and improve.

We strive to improve our skills by being open to ideas and having the attitude that learning is continuous. We invite you to learn about our office and read our reports.

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To provide objective and independent evaluations and effective solutions that promote transparency, accountability, efficiency, and effectiveness of City government for the citizens of Albuquerque.

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03-11-2021 - 21-105 - Contract Audit - Department of Municipal Development Parks and Recreation Department - Morrow Reardon Wilkinson Miller, LTD

The Office of Internal Audit conducted contract compliance audits of the City of Albuquerque's use of the landscape architecture vendor, Morrow Reardon Wilkinson and Miller, LTD (MRWM). MRWM is a local full-service design firm, which offers landscape planning, complete design and design production, irrigation design, and site observation services during construction.

Report No. 21-102: Albuquerque Police Department Overtime Audit

The Office of Internal Audit conducted a performance audit of the Albuquerque Police Department's (APD) use of overtime during the fiscal years 2019 and 2020. The audit objective was to determine whether APD has a framework in place to effectively administer, manage, and monitor overtime.

05-27-2020 - 19-109 - Performance Audit - Planning Collections Audit Report

The Office of Internal Audit conducted a performance audit of the Collection and Write-Off Property Liens process of the Planning Department’s Code Enforcement Department. The audit objective was to determine if lien receivables and write-offs for weed removal, litter clean-up and demolition filed by CED adhere to the requirements prescribed by the City of Albuquerque’s Credit, Collections and Accounts Receivable Policy as outlined in the City’s Administration Instruction (AI) 2-2.

12-11-2019 - 19-107 - Performance Audit - Allocation & Use of Public, Education, and Government Access Funds - Cultural Services & Legal Departments

Compliance with external guidelines and restrictions regarding the use of Public, Education, and Government (PEG) Access funding is key. Although the approved uses of the funds may have certain grey areas that remain open to interpretation, by establishing formal policies and procedures the City can help ensure that all expenses using PEG Access funds are properly used for PEG Access capital needs.

08-29-2019 - 19-105 - Vendor Audit - Trane, Inc. (Vendor Report) - Citywide

Contractual compliance and invoice accuracy are key requirements of City vendors. Opportunities exist for Trane, Inc. (Trane) to improve in these areas. The review of Trane’s invoices identified various contractual and billing issues. By addressing the items contained in this report, Trane will help improve and strengthen its relationship with the City departments and contractual compliance.