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  • June 2014Underfunded Mandate: Resources, Strategic Plan, and Communication Needed to Continue Progress Toward the Year 2020 Zero Waste Goal
  • March 2014: Construction Permits - Monitor Performance and Fee Assessment to Ensure Excellent and Equitable Customer Service
  • February 2014: FY2014 Mid-Year Budget Report and CalPERS Update
  • November 2013: Failing Streets Audit status report
  • October 2013: Fiscal Sustainability
  • April 2013Shelter Plus Care: Fully Compliant but Vulnerable to Staffing Cuts
  •  February 2013: City Auditor's Budget Report and 2012 Peer Review: Audit of the City of Berkeley Auditor's Office
  • January 2013:City Manager presents the Fiscal Year 2014 and 2015 Budget 
  • October 29, 2012Calling all Berkeley Residents: Want to help make Berkeley better?
  • October 2012City Auditor's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2012
  • June 2012Investing in Sustainability: Streets Audit Follow-up and Stormwater
  • May 2012Business License Taxes:  Providing Better Guidance and Customer Service Will Increase Revenues
  • April 2012: City Auditor's Office receives the Association of Local Government Auditors' "2011 Bronze Knighton Award"
  • November 2011: Failing Streets: Time to Change Direction to Achieve Sustainability
  • May 2011: City Auditor's Annual Report for FY2010; Audit of Citywide Payment Card Acceptance: Is Cardholder Information Safe
  • January 2011: The City Auditor discusses Employee Benefits: Tough Decisions Ahead and the City Manager's report on Unfunded Liabilities
  • November 2010: Good News: City Manager reports workers' compensation rates decrease 4.3%
  • October 2010: City audits take action to improve controls: Equipment Replacement Fund - Sustainability and Transparency; Lack of Support for Payroll Adjusting Journal Entries: Grant Revenue at Risk
  • April 2010: Good News: Housing Department has systems in place to monitor federal Recovery Act dollars
  • March 2010 : City Auditor Proposed Budget Cuts; Berkeley and Oakland City Auditors discuss across the board cuts and responsible budgets
  • January 2010:  City Auditor's Annual Report for FY2009; Fiscal Responsibility and Outstanding Audits: Policies, Problems, and Solutions
  • October 2009: Audits: "Utilization of Public Works Sewer Staff Can Be Improved" and "Investing in Long Term Savings: Workers' Compensation and Wellness"

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